Local Attractions

Out & About in Penzance and the Surrounding Area


St Michael's Mount

Discover the magical world of St Michael's Mount & fairytale castle. Walk where Giants once crossed the ancient causeway and experience where pilgrims worshipped thousands of years ago.

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Minack Theatre

Cornwall's Theatre under the stars a unique place to visit all year round.

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Lands End

Lands End one of the world's best loved landmarks. Where the might of the Atlantic meets the towering cliffs of Cornwall - a place where nature is still one of the big attractions.

Discover a myriad of wild flowers, soaring seabirds or even seals coming out to play.

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The Eden Project

Cornwall's No.1 Attraction. A disused clay mine, transformed into a rich, global garden where people can learn about nature and get inspiration about the world around them. Eden is a place where visitors can explore their dependency on the natural world and get inspiration on adapting their lives to preserve and enrich it.

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Porthcurno Beach

Porthcurno beach. One of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall. Soft sand amazing turquoise water. You cannot fail to fall in love with it.

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Ancient Neolithic Sites

Lanyon Quoit, along with other Cornish dolmens, dates back to the Neolithic period (3500-2500BC), predating both the pyramids in Egypt and metal tools. Cornwall is full of ancient history. Click on the link for more information.

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Gardens of Cornwall

Trevarno Estate and Gardens: This historical garden is home to a beautiful Victorian boathouse that sits on the tranquil lake,but it also boasts many more features from the past such as a century-old Yew tunnel. However, the jewel in its historical crown is its fascinating National Museum of Gardening. Those of you with a nose for history and horticulture can build up your knowledge of all things green, whilst finding some incredible ephemera and antiques from centuries spanning the culture of gardening. Just one of many beautiful Cornish gardens nearby.

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Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Just around the corner from Shoreline Guest House is the lovely Penlee House & Museum . A beautiful example of a Victorian House and Garden.

Penlee House, Penzance, is the only Cornish public gallery specialising in the Newlyn School artists (c.1880 - c.1940).

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Mousehole

Mousehole a picturesque fishing village very close to Penzance. Pronounced Mowzol, has a pretty harbour and small beach. Dylan Thomas (1930) described Mousehole as ' the loveliest village in England', a title that remains true to the present day. An acient village with a long history. Celebrates "Tom Bawcock's Eve" where a monstrous fish pie is baked and consumed by the patrons of the Inn on the quayside. Mousehole, like Penzance, Newlyn, and Paul, was destroyed in the 1595 raid on Mount's Bay by Spaniard Carlos de Amésquita, the only surviving building being the 'Keigwin Arms', a local pub. Outside the Keigwin Arms (now a private residence) is a plaque with the wording "Squire Jenkyn Keigwin was killed here 23rd July 1595 defending this house against the Spaniards"

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