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Opening Times*
Monday – Saturday
10am-5pm (8pm Aug.)
Entry Prices*
Adults - £8.00

Children 3 to 15 - £5.00

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Welcome to Carnglaze Caverns

The Alternative Christmas Present Show

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December 2018

10am to 5pm

Entry ~ £2 under 16’s free

It’s our annual Alternative Christmas Present Show ! 

Open from 10am – 5pm the Show is a culmination of months of planning! The stalls range from minerals and fossils with local crafts from over the South West. So whether you are looking for family Christmas treats or presents for everyone, do come along!

He’s making a list and he’s checking it twice! Even with his busy schedule, Santa has found time to come and visit for both days!

Cornwall Wildlife Trust will be in attendance for an alternative Christmas present that keeps on giving to their causes long after the crackers have been pulled!

Hot food available from midday. Bar open 12noon – 2pm. 

Admittance to the Show and Gardens is adults £2 with children under 16 free. (Full entry price includes a guided tour of the Caverns ~ running on the hour from 11am – 4pm, open access to the Gardens, and entry to the Show. Adults £7, Children & Concessions £5.)

We hope you can join us …

Stall Holders for this year show are:

Rod Booth, London ~ Gemologist ~ Gemstones & Minerals specialist

Daniel O’Connell ~ Wire animal sculptures ~

Cornwall Wildlife Trust ~ Membership & gift ideas ~

Carnglaze Weddings Table

Bridget King ~ Loveny Willow ~ baskets big and small, Christmas decorations and more

Deborah Ough ~ The Dragon Knot Studio ~ Chinese knotted jewellery and wall hangings ~

Krystina Fitzpatrick ~ Krystina’s Crafts ~ Native American style crafts

Joy Vernon ~ JOY ~ Crystals, jewellery, wands etc

Dave & Gill Naylor ~ Green Glass Collectables (Uranium Glass)

June Hide ~ Knitted toys & gemstone jewellery

Teresa’s Cabin ~ bottle lights, jewellery & gifts

Ross & Kate ~ Alts Bazaar ~ Fairtrade ethnic clothing & gifts

1st St Neot Scout Group ~ Plant sale

1st St Neot Beaver Colony ~ Christmas Crafts

Shirley Rodding ~ Fluffy White Cloud Crafts ~ Art work & gifts; ‘have-a-go’ crafts

Petra Le Carpentier ~ Earth Vibes ~ Crystals & Djembe Drums

Emma Hobbs ~ Emma’s Little Book Nook ~ Usborne Books

Sophie Searle ~ Sophandted ~ Needled felted bears & friends

Linda Brown ~ Lindy Creates ~ Paper crafts ~

Chris & Jill Hughes ~ Cornish Crystal Cavern ~ Minerals, crystals, esoteric gifts and more

Sally Burley ~ Illustrated Children’s Book

Trish Parkin ~ Dragonfly Heels ~ Custom decorated shoes, glasses & bags ~

Fran Green ~ Greens Gifts ~ Hand painted/engraved/pyrographed wooden clocks, key rings, coat hooks etc. 

Susie Russell-Curtis ~ Lowenna Dawn ~ esoteric gifts and jewellery ~

Pippa Handley-Cooke ~ Pip Essence ~ Well-being sprays imbued with crystals, sounds and other natural vibrations ~

Janet Hickmore ~ LollyLooe ~ Homemade & Up-cycled gifts e.g. scented candles in teacups, poetic slate plaques & coasters, handcrafted jewellery etc.

Lorraine & Rob Lynch ~ The Peculiar Pixie ~ repurposed wood crafts, fairy art, jewellery and more

Saturday Only

Sophie Thomas ~ Sand Art with Sophie ~ “Have a go” painting with coloured sand, packs to take home ~

Jenny Reed ~ Cornish Sea Drift Art ~ sea glass, pebble and driftwood art ~

Rhoda Hayes ~ Beeswax candles, poriftlish, Black butter (apple condiment) etc

Cheryl Nosworthy ~ Fairy Horse Art ~ equine art with a pinch of fairy dust! Original art, greetings cards and gifts ~

Sunday only

Linda Losty ~ St Cleer Church ~ Aprons & crafts for all

Tonya Hodge ~ Homemade cards

Christine Coombes ~ Homemade cakes, fudge & jams including Gluten Free

Cerwyn Burnett ~ Cerwyn’s Creative Waves ~ Fused glass pictures, decorations & jewellery

Open in the Walled Garden

Carnglaze Crystals & Crafts Shop featuring ~ John Morris World Fossils and Minerals

Rhianon Webb faery art and painted glass

Kirstyn Smith Fused Glass

Addy Oliver ‘The Wishing Forest’ gift bags

Shirley Rodding framed paper art

Anthony Spears ‘Ethereal Spirit’ artwork

Rose Stuart Carnglaze slate sun catchers

Fairtrade Indian soapstone pendants

Plus ideal stocking fillers: Carnglaze memorabilia eg mugs, jute bags for life, pens, pencils, erasers, sharpeners, binoculars, torches, notepads, keyrings, fridge magnets and more; tumblestone pendants; gemstone necklaces and bracelets.

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Pam Cutmore ~ Pam’s Jams ~ homemade preserves, jellies and jams, and chutneys



Transport links

Bus  Train  On Foot  Bike  Taxi


Carnglaze Caverns can best be found off the A38. From Liskeard, there are brown tourist signs directing to Carnglaze just before Trago Mills. From Bodmin the signs are just past Trago Mills.

From the A30, turn off at the sign for Colliford Lake and follow the signs to St Neot. Drive through the village and Carnglaze is about a mile south of the village, on the left.

(Routes are highlighted in red on the map below.)

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