Fat Goose

Published: Tuesday 13th Nov 2012

Christmas is definitely a-coming but would a fat goose be your Christmas Lunch? To help you decide there are some lovely Christmas themed events to inspire you that we know about - here are a few of them.

1st & 2nd December Fowey Christmas Market

Fowey Christmas Market is a  firm favourite with all ages, as there is lots to see, do and taste. Everything starts on Friday Evening with Father Christmas arriving by boat before switching on the Christmas lights. Browse the decorated stalls, shops and displays along the harbour, or in the Town Hall. There are lots of local goods on sale including local slate and unusual items such as driftwood Christmas trees.

5th December Truro Street Market

Truro City hosts a whole series of Christmas themed markets, with stalls lining every main street. 5th December is also the Truro Fatstock Show day, so there are extra family events hosted on Lemon Quay, where the young farmers enter competitions with their own live-stock. Children of all ages can meet some of the smaller farm animals in the pet area. 

7th - 9th December Padstow Christmas Festival

With  a large marquee on the harbour-side hosting Celebrity chef's, cooking demonstrations and gifts galore, Padstow makes a charming destination for your pre-Christmas treats. Lots of unusual and unique items on sale and delicious foods to taste. Completely Cottages availability Cornwall for 1st - 8th December

Saturdays in December 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd

The Big Sheep Christmas Farmers Market

Great ideas on show at this Farmers Market brimming with festive produce, gifts and tempting foods to taste. With something for all the family to enjoy in the winter wonderland, including an outdoor ice skating rink as well as a toboggan ride.

Sunday 2nd December

Christmas Lights Clovelly

Clovelly welcomes Christmas this year with a procession to the harbour led by a local brass band and carols from the Torridge Male Voice Choir. Father Christmas arrives to switch on the lights at 5pm and this is followed by a Hog roast and fireworks display. Cottage availability in the area for these dates.

Saturday 8th December

Dickensian Christmas at Bideford Pannier Market

Be transported back in time with stall holders in costume, roasted chestnuts, mulled wines and children's activity workshops, as well as a host of lovely gifts to buy.

Saturday & Sunday 8th-9th December

Christmas Vintage Fair Held at the South Molton Assembly Rooms, the Country House Vintage - Vintage Christmas Fair, will delight fans with this period extravaganza. The atmosphere will be filled with Christmas music and helped with festive foods and mulled wines.  Bideford and South Molton cottage availability for these dates. With Further Availability in the near-by area.

Happy Shopping!