One of Cornwall’s most famous towns, Penzance is known across the world as the home of myth, piracy and adventure. Through passing centuries, this area has nurtured daring risk-takers, creative thinkers and independent minds. Today, its natural beauty, impressive architecture and vibrant community continue to captivate and inspire.

Local Guides and Trails

Dog Friendly

The best dog-friendly beaches

Rainy days

The Penzance Gallery Guide

Rainy days

Great places to find things for the home


A wildlife spotter’s guide


A Penzance timeline

Child Friendly

Family guide to St Michael’s Mount

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