With a rich artistic tradition, countless beauty spots and a heritage landscape that’s the stuff of legend, Penzance forms a gateway to some of Cornwall’s top sites. Stay in the town centre or take a day trip to one of our nearby attractions. 

View of St Michael's Mount across Mounts Bay
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Family guide to St Michael’s Mount

Guides and Trails

Planning a family trip to St Michael’s Mount? Find all the practical information you’ll need for a fun day out.

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David Mankin

Event

24th August - 21st September 2019

at Cornwall Contemporary.

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Company B

Event

Saturday 24th August 2019

at Penlee Park Open Air Theatre.

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Lucinda Hawksley – ‘Elizabeth Revealed’

Event

Friday 28th June 2019

at Penlee Park Open Air Theatre.

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Private Lives – Heartbreak Theatre

Event

Wednesday 7th August 2019

at Penlee Park Open Air Theatre.

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Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock & Roll

Event

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

at Newlyn Filmhouse.

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Janet Lynch

Event

23rd October - 16th November 2019

exhibition at Cornwall Contemporary.

The Gallery Shop at The Exchange – Penzance-based sister gallery to the Newlyn Art Gallery
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Mazey Day Headdresses

Event

Wednesday 29th May 2019

Free community workshop at The Exchange.

Chimney Remains at Levant Tin Mine in Cornwall in Cornwall England UK
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Day trip to: the mining coast

Guides and Trails

Spend a day exploring Cornwall’s mining past on the wild Tin Coast of Pendeen and Botallack: from Penzance, it’s just a short jaunt away.

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Family guide to St Michael’s Mount

Planning a family trip to St Michael’s Mount? Find all the practical information you’ll need for a fun day out.

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David Mankin

at Cornwall Contemporary.

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Company B

at Penlee Park Open Air Theatre.

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Lucinda Hawksley – ‘Elizabeth Revealed’

at Penlee Park Open Air Theatre.

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Private Lives – Heartbreak Theatre

at Penlee Park Open Air Theatre.

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Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock & Roll

at Newlyn Filmhouse.

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Janet Lynch

exhibition at Cornwall Contemporary.

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Mazey Day Headdresses

Free community workshop at The Exchange.

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Day trip to: the mining coast

Spend a day exploring Cornwall’s mining past on the wild Tin Coast of Pendeen and Botallack: from Penzance, it’s just a short jaunt away.

Read More