St Merryn Steam Fair and Vintage Rally takes place annually, and was first held in 1980 to raise money for the local church. The rally now continues raising money for local charities and is always well supported by local vintage vehicle exhibitors.
A local rally featuring many rural exhibits including vintage tractors, steam engines and classic cars. There’s also a variety of trade stands and a car boot sale, along with authentic Cornish wrestling, entertainment from local majorette bands and in the evening live music and a disco in the onsite marquee.
How can you take part?
This weekend rally takes place in the village of St Merryn near the popular resort of Padstow. Watch the displays of dancing diggers, discover more about Cornwall’s ancient sporting traditions and see the magnificent engines that once powered the agricultural heart the area.
Did you know?
In St Merryn the village the motto is ‘Seven Bays for Seven Days’ due to its proximity to some of the most spectacular beaches on Cornwall’s north coast.