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


A Penzance timeline

Golowan 2019

Child Friendly

August Bank Holiday in Penzance


A wildlife spotter’s guide


Great places to get The Cornish Look

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