Marazion is a year round destination and September is definitely one of our favourite months. What makes Marazion and the surrounding area great is that there is always something to do.
Cornish Summer Time runs a lot differently to the rest of the UK, in fact, it doesn’t even officially end until the 29th of October!So, we’ve compiled a list of the best things to do when you come and visit and have your Summer in September!
12. Quieter Cornwall
With it coming to the end of the season, Cornwall starts to become a bit quieter. There's still plenty to do but if you’re put off by the thought of the crowds in the height of summer this would be the perfect time to visit and still experience everything Cornish Summertime has to offer.
11. Warmest Waters
Due to the Sun beating down on the waters of the Cornish coast all year, they are at their warmest during the last week of August and September. If you want to swim or wade from the coast during a beach trip there is no better time to do so!
If you want to hit the waves, then taking advantage of September’s quieter coastline and warm water seems like a smart move.
Cornwall is the UK’s surfing hotspot with locations such as Praa Sands, Sennen Beach and Porthtowan.
9. Explore Poldark
If surfing isn’t your thing but you’re a fan of the hit BBC drama Poldark you can explore the locations used during its filming. A lot of these locations aren’t far from Marazion such as Gunwalloe Church Cove, a short drive away and situated in the nearby Lizard Peninsula.
8. Chill Out
Enjoying the garden, drink in hand. If that's your way to chill out then you're in luck. We have a selection of properties this September perfect for unwinding and enjoying the fine end of summer sun here in Marazion.
Relax in the garden or put your feet up and rest in your cosy cottage retreat.
If you haven't already booked where you're staying yet, scroll to the bottom of this page to find out which properties are available for #SummerInSeptember
7. Trebah Gardens
During this time of year the various gardens near Marazion look stunning; the topic of best gardens to explore probably deserves its own list!
For this time however we recommend Trebah, not far from Marazion on the Lizard and stunning in the late summer. The blend of colours in the tropical colours is a sight to behold and well worth a visit during your holiday.
6. The Lizard
The whole region lies within the borders of Cornwall’s area of outstanding beauty. The rare geology of the Lizard creates a haven for exceptional plants and flowers and the white sands of Kynance Cove are a sight to behold. When you’re done exploring, around the coastline you’ll find little fishing villages with restaurants serving freshly caught seafood.
5. The Great Cornish Food Festival!
For three days at the end of September (22-24), Truro’s Lemon Quay once again plays host to the largest event anywhere dedicated entirely to Cornwall’s remarkable food and drink.
You will be able to sample, learn, discover, try before you buy and browse around 60 food and drink exhibitors, selling everything from pasties to peanut butter, from land and sea, and all produced in Cornwall.
Find out more here: THE GREAT CORNISH FOOD FESTIVAL
4. St. Ives September Festival
If you’re in Cornwall in September this is an unmissable event. The town of St Ives spends a fortnight celebrating the food, music and culture of Cornwall. Live music, free entry to art exhibitions and guided walks around the town mean there is something for everyone. Find out more on their website (9-23 September): www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
3. Glorious Beaches
Marazion is situated just opposite in Mount’s Bay, meaning a sandy beach is always on your doorstep. However idyllic beaches such as Perranuthnoe and Prussia Cove are only a short walk away; Carbis Bay and Porthcurno are only a brief car journey away. Take your pick!
2. Great Restaurants
Marazion hosts an array of award winning restaurants. Freshly caught seafood is on offer at most restaurants and even classic pub food is given a Cornish twist. You’ll be spoilt for choice for where to go, so if you want to find out more on where’s best to eat during your stay click here.
1. St. Michael's Mount
St. Michael’s mount is an unmissable sight from wherever you are in Marazion. The iconic Cornish landmark that sits in Mount’s bay is a bastion from Cornwall’s past and has existed in some sense since the 11th century.
You can explore the castle during the day and learn of its storied past from religious roots to times of siege.
The Mount’s gardens offer a unique climate as they beautifully display rare, sub-tropical plants and flowers that cling to the terraced granite slopes.
No matter where you go this September, there is plenty to do in Marazion and the surrounding area.