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23rd April 2014 | Latest Availability, UK Holidays

Unforgettable May Day Bank Holiday Events in Cornwall!

With eight award winning Cornish holiday parks to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect family getaway with Parkdean this May Day Weekend!

Sit back, relax and enjoy live evening entertainment from the Parkdean Troupers and an eclectic mix of visiting acts every night in our fabulous venues. For non-stop entertainment with extra sparkle, try our larger venues at Looe Bay and Mullion holiday parks, offering fabulous Showtime Entertainment!

Tots to teens will enjoy our colourful kids’ clubs with our lovable twosome Sid and Lizzie. Plus little ones can have a blast stepping back in time, soaring through the clouds and reaching for the stars in brand new kids’ club themed adventures for 2014!

There’s plenty to see and do out and about our holiday parks too! From thrill seeking theme park days out, to relaxing on some of the best beaches in the UK, take a look at our pick of best attractions in Cornwall to visit during your stay.

To help plan your journey, here are some of our favourite local events for all the family to enjoy over the Bank Holiday weekend:


Padstow May Day, 1st May

Join 30,000 people parading through the streets on the biggest day in Padstow’s calendar, ‘Obby ‘Oss Day (that’s May Day to you and me!). Enjoy traditional musicians, dancers and even the ‘Obby ‘Oss itself as you pass through the small towns brightly decorated streets on this age old day of spring festivity.

Less than half an hour’s drive from St Minver, White Acres and Newquay Holiday Parks.

St Agnes Bolster Festival, 2nd-5th May

Join the brave villagers of St Agnes for their annual Bolster Festival, celebrating their legendary victory over the evil Bolster giant. Townsfolk hold a lantern procession to the town’s highest point, bonfire and barbeque, followed by live music and life size puppets of the characters!

Less than half an hour’s drive from Crantock Beach, Holywell Bay and Newquay Holiday Parks.

May Day Street Fayre in West Looe, 3rd May

 Celebrate the coming of summer with the townsfolk of Looe at this traditional May fayre. Featuring stalls, competitions, games, musicians and of course the glorious Maypole itself. A great day out for all the family that’s not to be missed!

Just 15 minutes from Looe Bay Holiday Park.

English National Surfing Championships, 3rd-5th May

Watch surfers young and old battling for the top spot at the English National Surfing Championships held at Watergate Bay, just 11 minutes from Newquay Holiday Park.  If you fancy having a go yourself Holywell Bay beach is a great place to learn, and our qualified instructors at Cornwall Surf Academy will have you riding the waves in no time!

Only 11 minutes from Newquay Holiday Park, and less than 30 from White Acres, Crantock Beach and Holywell Bay Holiday Parks.

Helston Flora Day, 8th May

This ancient festival is an explosion of colour and music, as townsfolk take to the streets dressed in magnificent formalwear and perform traditional dances. The main street is adorned with spring flowers and buzzes with stalls selling local produce. There’s even a fairground, perfect for a grand family day out!

Just 20 minutes’ drive from Mullion or Sea Acres Holiday Parks.


Your four legged friend doesn’t have to miss the fun, with all 8 of our Cornish holiday parks now offering Pet Friendly accommodation. Take a look at Visit Cornwall’s 5 Dog walks to try on the south west coastal path article for some inspiration that’ll get tails wagging!

Why not add a touch of luxury to your long weekend with a stay in one of our fabulous 2 or 3 bed lodges at White Acres, Newquay or St Minver holiday parks?

To check prices and availability at all our Cornish holiday parks visit our May Day weekend breaks page.

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