There's lots to do in and around Marazion during the day; we've even written lots of other blogs on the subject of fun events/activities/places to go. A question often asked is 'What is there to do in the surrounding area as the sun goes down?' and the answer is 'Lots!'.Read More
There's lots of reasons to bring your family to Cornwall but at Easter lots of other activities occur for the duration of the half-term. There's lots on but here's some of our favourite family-orientated events happening around Marazion this Easter!
1. Easter Bird Bonanza at St Michael's Mount
Spring has sprung and the birds are busy making nests. Join us and find out more what you can do to help our native birds this Easter.
Make your own willow bird feeder, take the feather trail challenge, plant a sunflower and have a go at making your own birds nest. Who knows, maybe a chocolate egg will be laid! We will also be constructing a giant birds nest and invite all our visitors to help create the nest - how big will it get?!
WHEN: Easter Weekend 2018 (Friday 30 March, Sunday 1 April and Monday 2 April)
WHERE: Dairy Lawn, St Michaels Mount
TIME: 11am - 4pm
COST: Free with Castle Entrance Fee
2. Easter Egg Hunt at Paradise Park
If there is one place you are guaranteed to find plenty of eggs this Easter, it’s Paradise Park!
Take the family and enjoy hunting around the Park grounds spotting clues along the way – you might even spot some dinosaur eggs! Complete the trail, find the answers to the questions and claim your free mini egg treat.
WHEN: 30 Mar 2018 to 15 Apr 2018
WHERE: Paradise Park, Hayle
COST: Adults £10.50, Children £7.95, Under 3's Free
3. The Railway Children at The Minack Theatre - Porthcurno
Don’t Miss this most well-loved & iconic family story performed on Cornwall's world famous stage this April. The Railway Children is a heart-warming tale of an Edwardian family whose lives are turned upside down following the mysterious disappearance of their father.
Produced by the creative team behind the Minack’s highly acclaimed production of Goodnight Mister Tom .The Railway Children’s cast includes a host of Cornish acting talent alongside members of the Minack Youth Theatre.
WHEN: 3rd - 14th April 2018
WHERE: The Minack Theatre, Porthcurno
Time: April 3-6 & 9-13 at 7.30pm and April 3, 5, 7,10,12 & 14 at 2pm.
Cost: Adults from £10, Children from £5
There's always lots to do on a holiday in Cornwall and during Easter there is even more to do. That's why we have compiled a list of some of our favourite things to do in Cornwall this Easter.
1. The Railway Children at the Minack Theatre
The Railway Children is a heart-warming tale of an Edwardian family whose lives are turned upside down following the mysterious disappearance of their father. Don’t miss this well-loved & iconic family story performed on Cornwall's world famous stage this between April 3rd-14th. The Minack is a picturesque, one of a kind, open-air theatre and is worth a visit to see and explore even if you aren't able to see a showing of the play.
2. Easter Fun at Eden
From the 24th of March until the 15th of April Eden runs it's Easter programme including egg-hunts, games and even an obstacle course. The Eden Project also runs all it's other non-seasonal activities and is an excellent day out for the entire family. More info can be found here: www.edenproject.com
3. Enjoy the Beaches!
Perfect family fun can always be found on one of Cornwalls many glorious beaches. On your doorstep there's the beach in Mount's bay, then there's Perranuthnoe five minutes away to the east. Porthcurno and Sennen Cove lay to the West and less than 20 minutes away to the north is St Ives Bay!
Regardless of the direction you explore you'll come across a fantastic beach on which to relax, sunbathe, surf or explore.
4. Visit St. Michael's Mount
On your doorstep is an amazing and unique place to explore. An imposing sight with an amazingly rich history sits just 400 yards away from Marazion across the bay. It's an unmissable place to visit during your stay.Whilst the castle and gardens are closed until March, a visit here with a walk over to the Mount and stroll around the quaint harbour is a must.
5. Eat at Award Winning Restaurants
After a long day of exploring there is nothing better than resting and recharging whilst eating some excellent food. Luckily, Marazion plays host to several award winning restaurants that range from traditional pub food to freshly caught Cornish seafood dishes.Ben's Cornish Kitchen has previously won Regional Restaurant of the Year whilst the Godolphin Arms has won a gold standard in the Taste of South West England awards. These two are a must-visit during your stay. They create amazing dishes with locally sourced ingredients it's no wonder they've both been featured in leading national newspapers!
On the 31st of March the International Music Seminar comes to Cornwall's very own Prussia Cove. Stimuli such as the sounds, smells and spectacular views of the region are crucial to the inspiration of a developing artist. The masterclasses are a testament to the wonderful surroundings of Prussia Cove and the fusion of music and nature.Read More
Cornwall is a wonderful place for you and your furry companions to enjoy together, there's plenty of reasons to bring your dog with you on holiday but here's three that make it a no-brainer!
Dog Friendly Beaches
Marazion is surrounded by a host of dog-friendly beaches and of course the incredible South West Coast Path. You can enjoy the sun, sand warm waters and so can your dog!
Whilst Marazion Beach, in front of St Michael's Mount is not dog friendly year round (Sep-April), the east beach (access down Leys Lane beside the Copper Spoon) is a year round expanse ready for adventure.
Explore the Lizard Peninsula Together
The Lizard Peninsula has a unique geology which makes it a haven for unique plants and flowers. The jagged coastline is breathtakingly staggering and is possibly the most scenic place in the country to walk your dog.
If you ever needed a reason to go on a long walk with the pooch, this is it! Each crevice and cove forms part of the stunning scenery and the coastline is dotted with harbour towns that serve up freshly caught seafood to keep you going as you explore.
Dog Friendly Cottages
We have a number of dog-friendly cottages here, meaning you don't have to leave the pooch at home if you want to visit Cornwall. They're a big part of your life so of course you don't want to be leaving them at home whilst you're on holiday.
Our dog friendly cottages allow you to bring your pets with you so you can enjoy your holiday and not spend time worrying about how they're doing at home - giving you that peace of mind.
Bookings are beginning to fill up for Summer 2018. To make sure you don't miss out use our availability checker below to find your ideal cottage to let.
Our current dog friendly properties are:
As we're a small family run business we're able to give the personal touch that big holiday companies simply can't. That comes down to the little details like baking scones for all our guests here at our office at Britannia House on Turnpike Hill.Read More
There's loads to do in the surrounding areas this October. There's an event to suit everyone's taste and a wide range of activities. There's hikes and nature walks, fun runs, museum exhibits and even a beer festival. You'll be spoilt for choice!Read More
Marazion is an all year-round destination. No matter what time of year you visit there is always something to do. So, here's a list of things to do if you're taking your summer holiday late this year and having your #SummerInSeptemberRead More