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35 things we love about Winter in Cornwall

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Winter is a very special time in Cornwall that many Summer visitors don't get to experience - here's why we love Cornwall in the Winter months.

Cornwall attracts around five million visitors every Summer, pouring into the county to enjoy its 300 miles of coastline, beautiful beaches, quaint villages and fascinating history. But Winter is normally a very quiet season in the UK's southernmost county, so we wanted to share some of the wonderful things we love about Cornwall in Winter.

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You may not be able to experience them in person, so here's a peek into a Cornish Winter.

35 things we love about Winter in Cornwall

1. Discovering new gift shops you didn't know existed

2. Listening to the choir practising carols in Truro Cathedral

3. Welcoming in a new year

4. The quiet

5. Dogs running along the beach in Christmas outfits

6. Wrapping gifts

7. Getting likes and shares on your atmospheric photos of a wintry Cornwall

8. Roast with all the trimmings

 

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9. Stormy seas

10. Christmas lights in the seaside towns and villages

11. Finding £10 in your old Winter coat the first time you wear it

12. Dark skies

13. Hot chocolate in front of an open fire in a country pub

14. Advent calendars - choose gin, chocolate, toiletries or random acts of kindness

15. Building snowmen on the beach ("Sandmen?")

16. Planning thoughtful Christmas treats for loved ones

17. Time off

stormy winter seas in Cornwall

18. Deserted beaches

19. Gorgeous gardens

20. Warm mince pies with a generous dollop of Cornish clotted cream

21. Eden Project lit up in festive colours

22. Spending time with loved ones

23. Clear crisp frosty mornings

24. Nobody judges if you change into your pyjamas at 4pm

25. Cornish caramel seasalt chocolate chocolate

Christmas in Cornwall

26. Stunning sunsets

27. Red berries in the hedgerows

28. Crunchy leaves underfoot

29. Christmas films ("Merry Christmas, you filthy animal")

30. Surfing at dusk

31. Baking for loved ones

32. Hot tub heaven

33. Cornish mulled wine

34. Festive Cornish pasties, with turkey, stuffing & cranberry sauce

35. Bracing walks along the coast path

What else do you love about the Winter months in Cornwall? What have we missed? Share your Cornwall festive memories on social media.

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