Winter craft fair at Cotehele

Ceramic bowls by Melissa Choroszewska

Enjoy early shopping for Christmas at this annual winter craft fair.

Saturday 4 – Sunday 5 November, 11:00 - 16:00

Free entry (normal admission charges apply to visit the house and garden)

The fair features contemporary art and craft makers exhibiting and selling a selection of handmade and affordable gifts. Twenty-four different exhibitors from within 30 miles of Cotehele will be showing and selling figurative handmade silver, gold and bronze jewellery, ceramic gifts and decorations, handmade fused glass-wear, bespoke silver and gemstone jewellery, handmade prints and books, fine art landscape photographs, hand-knitted children's clothing and accessories, handmade soap and candles and more.

The gardeners will be building the annual Christmas flower garland in the hall and you're welcome to watch them at work (normal admission charges apply).

A volunteer gardener places a flower in the Christmas flower garland at Cotehele, Cornwall

The Christmas garland at Cotehele

Each year Cotehele gardeners build a 60ft-long garland from thousands of flowers grown on the estate. A tradition since 1956, the garland adorns the Tudor Hall throughout Christmas.