Visit Penzance to discover a community with an adventurous spirit and proud heritage. Walk the cobbled streets, gaze up at the noble Georgian terraces and wonder at the people that have called this place home. From the 14th century to the present day, Penzance has created fortunes, weathered storms and inspired groundbreaking ideas.
With a vibrant, creative atmosphere and a year-round calendar of events, life is anything but ordinary.
Local Guides and Trails
Our guides, walks and fascinating local features make it easy to explore Penzance – whether you’re here or at home.
Traditions and History
Penzance’s history stretches back centuries and features all the storybook greats: pirates, smugglers, invaders and adventuring heroes.