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Run to the Sun 2024

May 24 May 27

If you’re planning a visit to Cornwall and have a penchant for classic cars and vibrant festivals, the 2024 Run to the Sun (RTTS) festival in Newquay is an event you won’t want to miss. Set against the stunning backdrop of Cornwall’s picturesque landscapes, this iconic festival returns to Newquay once again from May 24th to 27th

What Can You Look Forward to at Run to the Sun 2024?

  1. Classic Car Extravaganza: RTTS 2024 is a haven for classic car enthusiasts. You’ll witness an impressive array of pre-1980 vehicles, including custom cars, hot rods, and vintage VWs. It’s not just a showcase but a celebration of automotive history and culture.
  2. Family-Friendly Fun: The festival offers entertainment for all ages, making it an ideal destination for families. From the unique experience of a silent disco to various family-oriented activities, there’s something for everyone.
  3. Show n Shine: The Show n Shine event on Sunday is a highlight, where the finest classic cars compete in various categories. It’s a visual feast and a chance to appreciate the craftsmanship of vintage automobiles.
  4. Scenic Cruise: For those who love the journey as much as the destination, the cruise from Bristol to Newquay is a delightful experience. You’ll travel in a convoy of classic cars, enjoying the scenic beauty of Cornwall en route to the festival.
  5. Stay and Explore: With on-site camping included in your ticket, you can immerse yourself in the festival atmosphere. Extend your stay at the nearby Bedruthan Steps Campsite to explore more of Cornwall’s enchanting landscapes and attractions.

The Run to the Sun festival made a return to Newquay in 2023, after a decade-long break. The original festival, which started as a classic car rally, ran in Newquay between 1988 and 2013. For years it was one of the biggest events in Cornwall – attracting Volkswagen and custom car enthusiasts from across the country.

RTTS 2024 tickets are limited and expected to sell out quickly, so plan ahead to secure your spot at this unique automotive festival. It’s a chance to enjoy a slice of Cornwall’s vibrant culture and history, a perfect addition to your Cornish adventure.

St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4ED United Kingdom
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