It's been the wettest summer in a hundred years and next week the schools go back, bringing to an end what has been a holiday season to forget for many in the tourist industry in the West.
Some are reporting their lowest takings in years, with visitor numbers well down on previous summers.
Jonty Messer reports.
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Stephen Gilbert who was the constituency's MP from 2010-15 will contest the St Austell & Newquay seat for the Liberal Democrats on 8 June.
It'll be dry and sunny to begin with this Bank Holiday weekend in the West, but with showers just around the corner.
It's a mixed weekend for the South West ahead with sunshine on Saturday but rain and showers across Sunday and Monday.