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Things to do in Cornwall this July

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Looking for something to do on your holiday in Cornwall? Look no further! Read our guide below for things to do in Cornwall this July.


Peppa Pig is Coming to Hendra Holiday Park!

3rd July

? Meet Peppa Pig at Hendra Holiday Park in Newquay this July!

To celebrate our 50th year, we’re inviting this very special guest to come and join us at The Venue for all Hendra guests. If your little ones are big fans of Peppa, come along to see her in person!

She will be in The Venue on 3rd July 2022 at intervals throughout the day. Book a short break with us to see her!

Find out more here.

Scary Cinema and Paranormal Tour at Bodmin Jail

Every Thursday until the end of July


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If you’re looking for something different to do this month, you can watch a horror film in the dark in a real life jail… this movie experience and guided tour is not for the faint hearted! Bodmin Jail is reported to be home to spooky apparitions from times gone by, only enter if you dare!

Stithians Show at Stithians Showground

11th July

Free photos of Cows

An agricultural fair with farm animals, fairground, vintage vehicles, food & crafts and a great selection of stands selling produce and gifts. Experience the farming culture of Cornwall with this traditional event!

Tropical Pressure Festival, Porthtowan

15-17 July


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Tropical Pressure Festival is 3 days of music, food and workshops at Porthtowan Cornwall! This Cornish festival celebrates the cultures of Latin America (Friday), Africa (Saturday) and the Caribbean (Sunday). The Roots Arena hosts phenomenal live bands from across the globe, and world-renowned DJ’s across 3 completely unique party spaces. This upbeat and environmentally friendly festival is a great way to party beside the sea in Cornwall!

Helifest at Padstow

16th July

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Hosted by Cornwall Air Ambulance, this family fun day has something for everyone! Enjoy a selection of live music, stalls, circus entertainment and more to entertain throughout the day. Located at Trevethan Farm, Sarah’s Ln, Padstow Cornwall PL28 8LE.

St Dennis’s Inflatable Theme Park Day

17th July

Free photos of Pirate ship

An amazing selection of inflatable rides and special appearances from Minnie and Mickie Mouse! This unique theme park will be at St Dennis’s Football club Cornwall for 1 day only, along with other activities and food and drink on site!

Midsummer Night’s Dream at Trebah Garden, Falmouth

21st – 22nd July


Watch one of Shakespeare’s classics in these beautiful tropical gardens! Experience this amazing show from the traditional outdoor amphitheatre, set among the rainforest of Trebah, with views down the valley to the private beach. Tickets to the show include access to the gardens too! There’s nowhere like Trebah Gardens in Cornwall, and this is a unique way to experience them!

Newlyn Raft Race at Newlyn Harbour

24th July

Free photos of Boats

An amazing raft race and dog show, with a bouncy castle, stalls, games, live music, bar, BBQ, cake stand & other local food stalls! Newlyn Harbour in Penzance is a well-loved tourist destination, with quaint cottages, fishing boats bobbing in the harbour, and beautiful views over to St Michael’s Mount.

Meet the Minions at Camel Creek Adventure Park, Wadebridge

26th and 27th July

Attend a meet and greet with the famous Minions! While you are there, explore Camel Creek Adventure Park, perfect for families and young children, with rollercoasters, play areas, and a show arena with perfomances by mascots and special guests! You can get discounted entry to Camel Creek by booking online and using the code in your pre-arrival email.

Paulos Circus Returns to Newquay!

29th of July – 17th of September

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Experience the magic of the circus with this incredible live show right here in Newquay Cornwall! Located in the Circus tent on Treloggan road (only a short walk from Hendra Holiday Park), this returning circus show is a familiar favourite for Newquay locals and holidaymakers alike! See full details including dates and times and how to book here.

Rock Oyster Festival

29-31 July

A festival of music, food and drink! Located at Rock near Padstow, this annual festival is the place to be this summer, celebrating local food with plenty of entertainment all day and night. While you’re here, explore the beautiful village and the stunning views over the bay – a hotspot for celebrities and royalty!

Cornwall Comic Con and Gaming Festival, Truro

30th July

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Gamers and cosplayers unite! Based at Truro college  in Cornwall’s only city, escape into your favourite franchises with props, workshops, cosplay areas and vendors. This is a magical event for anyone wanting to met other like minds – or just have fun!