Autumn in Cornwall

As summer makes way for autumn, the county’s colours turn to mellow tones of orange and yellow, whilst those in Cornwall begin to enjoy a more sedate pace of life.


A change in the air


Due to Cornwall’s southerly location, although September may technically signal the end of the summer you can often expect to enjoy further sunshine and warmth throughout this first month in autumn before a crisp chill begins to form in the air

While the majority of visitors to the county are heading home and back to work at this time of year, others are planning some well deserved time off whilst the weather is still good and the busy season has passed. This is the perfect time to explore and enjoy the county if you’re looking for a more calm and peaceful visit.


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Head off on foot


Soak up the extraordinary beauty of the countryside during the autumn months. Enjoy the clear and crisp feel to the air as the sun continues to shine down, whilst the various tones of oranges and yellows from the ground to the trees surround you.

The woods are particularly beautiful at this time of year, as the trees reveal their autumnal tones and the earth, strewn with leaves, crunches under foot. Why not explore the various trails on offer at Cardinham Woods or discover the winding river drifting through Kennall Vale?


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Delicious food festivals


Time to tantalise those taste buds at the various food festivals taking place around the county. Move from stall to stall sampling the best tastes Cornwall has to offer whilst soaking up the foody atmosphere.

With events such as the Great Cornish Food Festival and the Falmouth Oyster Festival to look forward to – autumn certainly doesn’t disappoint.


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