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Out and about: May bank holiday and May half term

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Out and about: May bank holiday & half term

Posted: May 25, 2018

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The sun has been shining its merry face and upon Porthleven over the last few weeks and May Bank Holiday weekend is looking good. For the whole of the May half term the weather is set to be finer. No matter what the state of the skies, there are plenty of exciting events and fun activities for all ages around Cornwall this half term.

Here is a round up of or top 5 things to do and happenings near Porthleven:

Open Studios

19-28th May

Find your favourite artists in Cornwall and visit their studios. An brilliant way to meet the artist and get an insight into their work. Take a look at the website to find those participating and plan a route. Also an excellent way to see parts of Corwall you wouldn’t usually visit.


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Invisible Worlds – The Eden Project

26th May – 3rd June

A brand new exhibition opens at The Eden Project this week and we are really excited about it! Discover new ways of bringing the invisible to life with interactive exhibits and displays. An hour from Porthleven, so definitively a day trip, but well worth it!


eden invisible you exhibition space

Fal River Festival

25th May – 3rd June

A 10 day festival with music, arts and activities for everyone. Over 100 events taking place in venues across Falmouth and on the water. Find out more here:


fal river festival cornwall celebrating life around the river

Bugs and Butterflies Quest at Paradise Park

26th May – 3rd June

A fun way to explore the amazing world of insect life. Search out the questions around Paradise Park to learn about colourful butterflies, barmy bugs and creepy insects in our Whitsun ‘Bug & Butterfly Quest’.  Answer all the questions and claim your special bug or butterfly chocolate rewards.


Paradise Park Hayle

Potting Up – St Michael’s Mount

Children are invited to pot a succulent with the National Trust gardeners at St Michael’s Mount. A wonderful day out, get the high tide boat to the island and walk back over the causeway.


st michaels mount
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