What’s on in Cornwall this January 2022

Happy New Year!

While this time of the year can tend to leave us feeling a little blue, there’s plenty going during the month in and around Falmouth to help you combat those pesky winter woes. From yoga cleanse workshops, Cocktail Clubs and Cornish escapes, we’ve put together the ultimate what’s on in Cornwall guide for you to enjoy this January 2022…

Please note: these events may or may not take place in 2022 due to COVID-19. Please check with the individual businesses on their new procedures.


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Until 2nd January: Heligan night garden, St Austell

Where: 55 minute drive from The Greenbank

Catch the last of Heligan’s spectacular light display and be mesmerised by the illuminated installations at Heligan. This outdoor experience will take you on a magical route around the gardens – so magical that you may even want to loop around twice! Sturdy footwear and appropriate attire for the Cornish weather is strongly advised as well as a torch to bring along as this is an outdoor event. Find out more and book your tickets here.

📷: Lost Gardens of Heligan


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Throughout January: Ice Skating at The Eden Project

Where: 55 minute drive from The Greenbank

Skate your way through January with the Eden Project’s glittering ice rink. This annual tradition is one of our top things to do in January in Cornwall. Just remember to wrap up warm in woolly hats, scarves and jumpers before pirouetting across the ice. Discover more and how to book here.

📷: Visit Cornwall


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Throughout JANUARY: RUN CREW SESSIONS, FALMOUTH

Where: throughout Falmouth town

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get fitter in 2022, why not join the Run Crew? Get your running gear on, make friends and jog around various locations in Falmouth or Truro. Whether you’re a running newbie or have got some serious sprinting skills, you’ll be sure to have fun with the crew. Discover more here.


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Every Friday in JANUARY: COCKTAIL CLUB at The Water’s Edge, Falmouth

Where: The Greenbank

Whether you’re doing dry January or plan on keeping the tipples flowing, keep your spirits bright throughout the month by joining us at our Cocktail Club. Clock off for the weekend and enjoy two cocktails for £10 every Friday in our harbourside bar and lounge. From local vodkas to hand-made infused gins and even alcohol-free spirits, our Head of Mixology, Holly, has put together a menu of tantalising tipples to help you awaken your senses from 5pm until late. Discover more here.

Also don’t miss our first Sundowner Session of 2022 on Friday 28th January, where we’ll be joined by alt-folk duo Our Atlantic Roots for an evening of free live music. Cheers to that!


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8th January: THIS IS GOING TO HURT at hall for cornwall, truro

Where: 20 minute drive from The Greenbank 

Ex Junior Doctor Adam Kay is bringing his darkly funny medical tales all the way to Hall for Cornwall, as part of the South-West leg of his award-winning show ‘This Is Going To Hurt’. Based on the autobiography of the same name, spend your evening listening to Adam’s gruesomely grim and belly bursting tales of his time spent working as a doctor in London. Tickets are selling fast and are nearly sold-out, so get in there quick. Buy them here.

📷: London Theatre Direct



8th January: wassail, Newquay orchard

Where: 50 minute drive from The Greenbank 

Take part in an ancient tradition with this very special apple-tastic event. Taking place in Newquay Orchards, join the wassailers as they welcome in the new harvest. Enjoy the juice of the apples as you hang toast from the apple trees and make loud noises to ward off bad spirits – ensuring a fruitful harvest for 2022. After the ceremony is complete, head to the community field to enjoy fireside storytelling and a delicious, warming food and drink offering. In terms of the dress code, warm coats and sturdy boots are required while green face paint and feathers are highly encouraged. Discover more here.


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10th – 14th January: 5 DAY CLEANSE with Falmouth yoga space, Falmouth

Where: 10 minute walk from The Greenbank 

Join the team from Falmouth Yoga Space for the ultimate new year reset. Head online and join expert teacher Keren for this 5 day course that will focus on getting grounded, rebalancing the gut and how to add immunity boosting foods to your diet. Details on the course can be found here.

📷: Falmouth Yoga Studio


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Throughout January: Monsters of the Deep, The National Maritime Museum, Falmouth

Where: 10 minute drive from The Greenbank

With January’s weather constantly changing, The National Maritime Museum is the perfect place to visit when the weather isn’t playing fair. Delve deep into the murky secrets of the ocean and discover creatures that dwell in the dark depths. Discover scientific facts behind these legendary and mythical beings, listen to tales, folklore and conspiracy theories, ponder fact from fiction and enjoy eye-opening displays for all the family.

📷: National Maritime Museum


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Throughout January: Modern Art and St Ives, Tate St Ives

Where: 50 minute drive from The Greenbank

Explore the histories and ideas of modern artists working in and around St Ives during the last century at the Tate St Ives exhibition. The artworks displayed introduce the local, national and international significance of a creative community that is still thriving today. You will have the opportunity to see the Modern Art and St Ives displays alongside the current exhibition: Petrit Halilaj: Very volcanic over this green feather.


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Throughout January: Cosy Cornish Retreat at THE ALVERTON, TRURO

Where: 20 minute drive from The Greenbank

Winter in Cornwall is a magical time of the year. Wrap up warm and visit untouched stretches of sand and footprint free coastal paths, guaranteed to put some colour in your cheeks. Stay at our sister hotel The Alverton from just £139 and enjoy an overnight stay for two people, hearty Cornish breakfast, as well as a delicious two-course dinner in their award-winning restaurant. Discover more here.


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Throughout January: Winter Getaway at The Greenbank

Where: right on our doorstep!

Or how about staying at The Greenbank this month, with our Cornish Winter Getaway: an overnight stay, a tasty Cornish breakfast, and a cream tea to share or two drinks in The Working Boat, from £99 per night. Call our team on 01326 312440 to book or find out more here.