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

Rainy days

The Penzance Gallery Guide

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Great places to get a Cornish Pasty

Dog Friendly

Walk the Penzance Town Trail


Penzance’s literary links

August Bank Holiday Weekend in Penzance

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The best dog-friendly beaches

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