Wassails in Cornwall and Plymouth

Gather round at one of our Wassails; an ancient custom being kept alive in special places in Cornwall and Plymouth. Dance, be merry, say cheers and send wishes for a good harvest this year.

Wassailing at Cotehele, Cornwall

Let's wassail at Cotehele

Get out your fancy dress, dig out your loud instruments and come and help us scare away the evil spirits in the Cotehele Orchards (21 December).

Group of morris dancers all dressed up and holding instruments walking down the path

Buckland Wassail

Come and join our annual Wassail as we wake Bucklands apple trees from their winter slumber...

A fire in the orchard

A winter tradition at Saltram 

Shouting loudly, banging drums and fiery torches make the perfect recipe for Saltram's annual Wassail on Saturday 25 January.

Please book ahead before visiting

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. Please book your tickets for Saltram here before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking.