Our selection of the best family friendly events in Cornwall in August
21 July — 16 September
Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project, St Austell
Get set for adventure and discover a lost world of dinosaurs at Eden this summer. Become a true explorer and track down the giant beasts that used to rule the planet! Eden Project, Boldeva, St Austell. More information.
21 July — 3 September
Smelly Smugglers Trail at National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth.
Time 10am – 5pm. Follow your nose and find the smuggler’s stash hidden around the museum. Take a sniff to identify the illicit. More information.
25 July — 7 September
50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4 at Trerice, Kestle Mill, Newquay.
Time 10:30 am – 4:30 pm. Read more.
26 July — 1 August
Charlestown Regatta Week 2014 at Harbour and Regatta Field. Read more.
6 — 7 August
Play Fest 2014 – a two day festival full of fun and play in Truro (Boscawen Park), Cornwall.
Time 11am – 5pm. Read more.
8 — 17 August
This exciting event has grown into one of the largest sailing regatta’s in the south west with more than 300 yachts racing over eight days, and a lively programme of shore-side events. Read more.
Super Heroes Day at Cornwall’s Crealy Park, Tredinnick, Wadebridge. Time 11.30am 1.30pm 3.00pm 4.00pm. Read more.
Falmouth Town Champagne Day at The Royal Cornwall Yacht Club in Falmouth. Watch the fantastic RED ARROW AIR DISPLAY and enjoy the many events held throughout the Town on this special day. More information.
Newlyn Fish Festival
Celebrating all things fishy in Britain’s premier fishing port where you can satisfy your appetite with the best seafood you’re likely to find anywhere and help to raise money for the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen. Read more.
28 August – 31 August
Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta 2014
Falmouth has been chosen as the start port for the Falmouth-Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta 2014. The ships, including a number of impressive square-rigged vessels, will gather in Falmouth for three days of festivities, before the Race Start on Sunday 31st August.