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With the beaches less crowded and the winter drawing in, Cornwall in November can be a magical place.

With the festive season fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to take stock with a calm break in Cornwall in November.

We’ve put together a list of events happening all over North Cornwall in November to give you some inspiration on what to do while you’re here.

Read on to find out what’s happening in North Cornwall in November…

Newquay’s Firework Display


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Saturday 4th November 2023, Newquay

A visit to North Cornwall in November wouldn’t be complete without a bonfire, and NQY Sports Centre are bringing back Newquay’s biggest firework display for 2023!

There is plenty of fun to be had, with a variety of food vendors offering tasty dishes, bars, an inflatable fun fair, a 30-ft cinema screen, and a DJ.

If you want to head down earlier, there is also a beer festival during the day so you can secure your spot early for the display!

Find out more details here.

Beach Clean in Polzeath


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Monday 13th November 2023, Polzeath

We can all help the environment more. So why not spend a beautiful morning on Polzeath Beach helping the environment this November in Cornwall?

The Polzeath Marine Conservation Group are working in conjunction with Beachcare to organise this beach cleaning event. Enjoy the fresh sea air and beautiful views and treat yourself to a hot drink from one of the local cafés afterwards.

Find out more details here.

The Lobster Lollop

Saturday 18th November 2023, Padstow

Show your support for Padstow’s beloved Lobster Hatchery and get involved in the the annual Lobster Lollop!

You can choose from routes spanning 2.5K, 5K, 10K, and 10 miles. The routes start and finish in Padstow and are set along the famous Camel Trail.

Fancy dress is encouraged, with a prize awarded to the best Lobster fancy dress taking part in the 2.5K. All participants will receive a medal which can then be shown at the National Lobster Hatchery to gain fee entry!

Find out more details and enter here.

Cornish Winter Fair 2023


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Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November 2023, Wadebridge

Enjoy a day of celebrating all things Cornish farming and food while in Cornwall in November!

Perfect for a fun day with the family with farm animals and a food and farming educational discovery zone, where you can learn more about local agriculture and food production!

Discover more details here.

Your break to Cornwall in November will offer a chance to enjoy Cornwall in its quieter season. Why not stay in Cornwall in December too, to visit a host of amazing North Cornwall Christmas events on offer?

Read our North Cornwall walking guide and explore the beautiful countryside, or picturesque coast of North Cornwall in the crisp autumn air. There’s plenty of secret coves in North Cornwall to discover and enjoy all to yourself too!

Book a North Cornwall holiday cottage today and make memories in Cornwall in November with John Bray Cornish Holidays.