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What’s on in Cornwall this January 2021

It’s safe to say we’re all looking forward to new beginnings for 2021. And what better way to forget about last year’s events by planning your month with afternoon teas, murder mysteries and staycations in Cornwall this January?

what's on in cornwall this january at the greenbank hotel things to do ice skating at the eden project

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.


7th January: Veganuary Special Cookery Class

Where: online

Looking for new ways to cook appetizing meals with a twist? Get involved with the A.P. Chef’s online cooking classes and learn how to make a nourishing bowl of pure deliciousness. On this 90 minute online course, you will learn how to cook with specialist vegan products and produce an exquisite tasting dinner. Tickets are £25 per household and can be purchased here.


14th January: Murder on the Nile, Murder Mystery evening at The Greenbank

Where: right on our doorstep!

You won’t have to travel far to immerse yourself in a good old fashioned murder mystery. Travel back in time to the 1950s and step inside the riverside Presidential Hotel in Luxor, Egypt. Get to know many of the residents, as well as passengers from a cruise liner that decided to stay overnight in the hotel. The night slowly begins to unravel, tempers flare and a body is discovered! Piece together the puzzling murder and leave no stone unturned. Interrogate the party-goers and discover curious secrets along the way. Get your tickets here.


16th January: Winter Afternoon Tea at The Alverton, Truro

Where: 20 minute drive from The Greenbank

The Alverton are hosting an extra special winter treat in their Great Hall this January. Join them on Saturday 16th January, where pianist Roger Miners will be setting the scene with his melodic music. Dreamy acoustics will fill The Great Hall as you savour delectable delights with The Alverton’s special afternoon tea. It’s time to relax, unwind and indulge. Book your table today by calling 01872 276 633 or find out more here. 


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.


22nd January: ‘Peeky’ Blinders Murder Mystery evening at The Alverton

Where: 20 minute drive from The Greenbank

Travel back in time to city life in 1919, where a family of gangsters rule the streets in newsboy caps with a razor sharp edge. The Alverton’s murder mystery dinner will give you the chance to uncover the secrets behind the criminals, as a scandalous murder is committed. Get into character and don your best retro British attire for an immersive dining experience that’s a cut above the rest. Get your tickets here.


30th January: Kneehigh Theatre’s Clog Dancing in Gweek with Colin Pickering

Where: online

With 2020 being Kneehigh Theatre’s 40th birthday, they had always planned to celebrate in style. However with the events that rolled in, sadly their plans for celebrating were cancelled. Not to be deterred, Kneehigh Theatre still want to throw a birthday bash! With Colin Pickering hosting the online event live from the Kneehigh Barns, join in on the interactive fun with special guests and barrels of laughs. A guaranteed winter warmer – get your tickets here.


Throughout January: Cosy Cornish Retreat at The Alverton

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 The Alverton from just £119 and enjoy an overnight stay for two people, a hearty Cornish breakfast, as well as a delicious two-course dinner in their award-winning restaurant.


Throughout January: Winter Getaway at The Greenbank

Where: right on our doorstep!

Or how about staying at The Greenbank this month, with our 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.


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: Haegue Yang: Strange Attractors.

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