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

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Visiting the Isles of Scilly

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A guide to Penzance’s gardens

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Penzance’s literary links

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Family guide to St Michael’s Mount

Shopping

Great places for gift shopping

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Meet The Pirates of Penzance

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