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What’s on in Cornwall in July?

What's on in Cornwall in July? Why do anything but sit on the beach?

As you plan your holiday by the sea this July, you might want to also consider scheduling in a day at one of the many fascinating and entertaining events taking place in Cornwall.

Below is a selection of some of the best... click the images for more information on each.

What's on in Cornwall in July?

30 June to 2 July 2017 - Padstow Vintage Rally & Country Fair

padstow vintage rally website 2017

Live entertainment, fun fair, comedy, magic, crafts and plenty of steam trains and vehicles to delight all ages. You can also see chainsaw artists, willow weavers and spoon carvers in action.

5 to 8 July 2017 - Penzance Literary Festival

penzance literary festival website 2017

Celebrating the written and spoken word, this event is now in its seventh year. Held in the pretty little town of Penzance in West Cornwall, it features readings, live performances, workshops and guided tours.

7 and 8 July 2017 - Rock Oyster Festival

Rock Oyster Festival website 2017

A colourful celebration of food, music and art held at the historic Dinham House near Wadebridge.

17 July 2017 - Stithians Show

Stithians Show 2017

The largest one-day agricultural show in the county, the Stithians Show provides a packed day out for the whole family, with dog shows, rare breeds, live music and plenty of craft and food stalls.

22 and 23 July 2017 - Festival of Archaeology, Truro

Archaeology festival Truro 2017

Watch the experts work their magic as they craft bronze swords, axes and jewellery using traditional methods, before having a go yourself.

22 and 23 July 2017 - Great British Summer Festival, Torpoint

Great British Festival 2017

A celebration of all things British with vintage, artisan & food stalls, music, dancing, performances, workshops, circus acts, children’s entertainment and lots more.

27 to 30 July 2017 - Port Eliot Festival

Port Eliot Festival website 2017

One of Cornwall's biggest and best events, celebrating literature, art and creativity in the grounds of the breath-taking Port Eliot Estate.

So before you make plans to hit the beach every day of your holiday, it might be worth keeping a day or two free to experience some of Cornwall's fabulous Summer festivals and events.

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