Festive fun as the countdown commences: What’s on this weekend (December 3, 4)

Festive fun as the countdown commences: What’s on this weekend (December 3, 4)

Christmas is in the air and, if there wasn’t before, there are now lots of family-friendly festivities taking place across Cornwall to get you in a merry mood!

Here are just a few unmissable events to keep you busy this weekend:

Dairyland Farm World

This weekend marks the start of Dairy Land’s Christmas Calendar and, after being closed since Halloween, the Farm is back with a festive bang!

Expect magical lights twinkling away, Christmas crafts in the Elf Workshop and even a chat with Santa.

All this as well as the usual Dairy Land excitement with the majority of the park, including the Bull Pen soft play area, open for business.

Start your day early and see Santa for breakfast in the Farmhouse Kitchen. He’ll be there between 8:30 and 10, paying visits to each table with a little something for all of the little ones in attendence.

If you’re not able to get there in time, however, fear not! Santa will be in his grotto until 5:30 taking visits and spreading Christmas cheer.

The farm park festivities run every weekend leading up to Christmas and from December 18 right through to Christmas Eve.

Dont miss out and get your tickets now at https://www.dairylandfarmpark.com/events/Christmas.

Heartlands Christmas Market

Head down to Heartlands this weekend for their wonderful Christmas Market.

With an eclectic mix of local traders, fantastic food, entertainment and an expected visit from Santa himself, this is sure to be a great way to spend your first weekend of advent!

Whilst the market with all the trimings is free to attend, booking is advisable if you would like to see Santa, Mrs Clause and the elves. Tickets are £7 and include an early Christmas present.

The market is open 10-16:00 this weekend only- don’t miss out!

For more information on the event and to book your Santa visit go to https://www.heartlandscornwall.com/heartlands-christmas-market/

Bodmin and Wenford Santa Special Train

Take your child for a train journey to remember this Christmas, with the return of the Bodmin and Wenford Santa Special train.

Be greeted on the platform at Bodmin by Santa’s elves before boarding Cornwall’s only full-size steam-opperated train service to Bodmin Parkway.

Whilst traveling in the locamotives magical carriages, write your letter to Santa before returning to the main station.

Take part in Christmas activities before being invited in to see santa in his Victorian train carriage where a gift will be provided for every child!

Find out more about the event all all of the other activities you can get up to this winter in the Christmas edition of the Blackbird Pie, below: