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Summer Festivities Await Holidaymakers in Cornwall This July

Cornwall, renowned for its stunning coastline and picturesque villages, is set to welcome holidaymakers with a vibrant array of events and festivals throughout July 2024. Whether you’re a music lover, foodie, or culture enthusiast, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

1. Rock Oyster Festival (July 5-7) Kicking off the month, the Rock Oyster Festival promises a weekend of gourmet delights and live music. Set on the banks of the Camel Estuary, this festival will feature top chefs, including some local culinary stars, and performances from celebrated artists across various genres. Don’t miss the oyster shucking competitions and the opportunity to sample some of Cornwall’s finest seafood.

2. Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival (July 12-14) Dive into Cornwall's rich maritime heritage at the Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival. This free event is one of the largest of its kind in Europe, attracting shanty groups from around the world. Enjoy the lively performances along the picturesque waterfront and explore the charming town of Falmouth.

3. Stithians Show (July 15) Experience a true Cornish tradition at the Stithians Show, one of the largest agricultural shows in Cornwall. This family-friendly event features livestock displays, equestrian competitions, craft stalls, and a variety of local food and drink. It's a perfect day out to immerse yourself in the rural life of Cornwall.

4. Port Eliot Festival (July 18-21) For those who love arts and literature, the Port Eliot Festival is a must-visit. Held on the beautiful Port Eliot Estate, this festival offers an eclectic mix of literary talks, art workshops, music performances, and outdoor adventures. It's a celebration of creativity and a great place to discover new talents.

5. Newquay Fish Festival (July 26-28) End the month with the Newquay Fish Festival, a celebration of the town’s rich fishing heritage. Enjoy cooking demonstrations by top chefs, fresh seafood tastings, and live music. The festival also features activities for children, making it a fun outing for the whole family.

July in Cornwall is bursting with exciting events that showcase the region's unique culture, history, and natural beauty. Whether you're exploring the coastal towns or enjoying the vibrant festivals, you're sure to create unforgettable memories on your summer holiday.

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