Look out over the sea, explore a mini jungle or head into the heart of gastro-heaven. Penzance is a paradise by the water’s edge, with a never-ending choice of things to see and do.

The Painted Bird specialises in gifts, crafts, stationery and fashion accessories, based in Penzance, Cornwall

Shopping

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Penzance’s terraces and historic streets are home to artisan makers, inspiring galleries and high street retailers.

Rock Pool Cafe in Mousehole near Penance with a view over mounts bay

Food and Drink

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From quirky independent cafés to centuries-old character pubs, you’ll find endless options for food and drink.

View of Jubilee Pool on a summers day with Picnic benches in the foreground  with umbrellas over looking the pool

Attractions

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Ancient castles, acclaimed art and coastal culture… Visit Penzance to enjoy some of the best attractions in Cornwall.

View of Boats in Penzance Harbour next to Warfside Car Park

Activities

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Stay inland or enjoy life on the open water. Come sun or showers, there are plenty of things to do in Penzance.

A final note

Professional services

You’ll find a range of organisations and amenities based in Penzance, from care services and salons to estate agents, solicitors and charities. For more details, take a look at our complete Professional Services directory.

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