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

Walk the Penzance Town Trail

Attractions

A Penzance timeline

Golowan 2019

Child Friendly

August Bank Holiday in Penzance

Activities

A wildlife spotter’s guide

Shopping

Great places to get The Cornish Look

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