Forthcoming events:

To help you plan your holiday, the following link will give you an idea of future events:

Southeast Cornwall events guide www.bestofsecornwall.co.uk

Events with The National Trust. For more information visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Eden Project

The Eden project hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. Its newest attraction, the educational Core is a fabulous structure, the interior of which will really make you think. Don't miss the amazing sculpture at its centre.

Bulb Mania
Bulb Mania
The outdoor biome is a blaze of colour in spring as part of Bulb Mania. The bulb display is fabulous.


The summer season 'Jungle Nights' are hugely popular, with a completely new experience awaiting you as you visit the biomes in the evening. There are processions, storytellers and music for you to enjoy.


We love the ice skating rink through the autumn and winter. In the summer, this area plays host to Eden sessions.
visit www.edenproject.com or www.edenbookings.com to book

Looe Valley Walking festival

An annual event in September. Visit www.looevalleywalking.com

For Foodies

This area is a great place to visit, with fabulous local restaurants. Visit: www.taste-southeastcornwall Foodies may also be interested in the site www.foodfromcornwall.co.uk to continue to enjoy the regions rich diversity of local produce and www.food4myholiday.com to pre-order delicious chef selected local food for your holiday

New Year in Looe

Looe has a reputation as one of the best places nationwide to see in the New Year. It enjoys a carnival atmosphere, with stunning fancy dress. The streets are thronged with visitors who recognise the brilliant atmosphere and safe environment to welcome the New Year.  We are open to welcome you so that you too can enjoy the experience and join in the fun.

The Daphne du Maurier Festival

This annual festival of arts and literature centres around Daphne du Maurier's beautiful Fowey. The festival runs annually in May featuring talks, walks, boat trips, music, comedy and theatre. www.dumaurierfestival.co.uk

Royal Cornwall Show

Celebrate all things Cornish and our farming industry every June

Polperro Arts Festival

Annually in June.

Looe Festival by the Sea

A week long celebration of Looe's fishing past and present and the ever present beauty of the sea. Annually in June

Looe Music Festival

21st-23rd September. The music festival has become an annual much looked forward to event, with some amazing artists to enjoy. Visit www.looemusic.co.uk

Fowey Royal Regatta Week

Annually in August. A truly stunning riverside spectacle, culminating with the fabulous firework display.

Stert's theatre

A great selection of shows at our local canopy covered theatre on Bodmin Moor. Enjoy the journey to the theatre across gorgeous moorland and then relax and enjoy some wonderful theatre in a unique setting. Full performances listings are available on line www.sterts.co.uk

Full details of opening times and attractions are detailed on our attractions page.

There are also many events for you to enjoy throughout the year, especially in the summer. These range from guided walks, craft fairs, music and drama evenings and carnivals. We have details here of them all and are happy to advise you on the choices available during your stay with us.

Other websites that will help you to get the most from your visit:

www.active-8.org Holiday activities and transport covering golf, fishing, guided walks, mountain biking, adventure activities, horse riding, sailing and surfing.

www.carfreedaysout.com for information on music trains, self guided walks and events on the scenic branch lines in Devon and Cornwall.

www.encountercornwall.com invite you to paddle, pedal or wander your way around the beautiful estuaries, villages country pubs and moors of the area. This family run local operation is certain to foster special holiday memories and can even arrange cycle hire direct to The Old Rectory for you.

www.secta.org.uk events page

www.treasuretrails.co.uk These downloadable trails help you to explore a part of Cornwall in a new light. Children love solving the clues and adults can have serious fun taking part as well. Believe me, some of the clues take some solving! A selection of trails are also now available here at The Old Rectory

www.101-things-to-do-on-a-rainy-day-in-cornwall.co.uk has some ideas for our less sunny days.

www.easybedandbreakfasts.co.uk is a site on which we advertise and which might help you to find those extra couple of nights accommodation in high season to incorporate your travel plans. If you are travelling with a faithful friend, try the pet friendly page on the site.

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