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. 

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Minack Theatre

Event

Various dates

Cornwall's World Famous Open Air Theatre.

View of sunset on the Penzance promenade with flags posted along the prom blowing in the wind
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Walk the Penzance Town Trail

Guides and Trails

Uncover the story of Penzance by walking its official trail, taking in the towns history and some of its most interesting landmarks.

Penzance Cafe and Gallery Redwing based on Market Jew Street Exterior Shot
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Redwing

Attractions, Food & Drink

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Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard

Activities, Attractions, Food & Drink

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Michael Porter

Event

29th September 2018 - 5th January 2019

Exhibition at Newlyn Art Gallery.

The Mên-an-Tol standing stones in Cornwall England UK
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Explore ancient Penwith

Guides and Trails

Step back thousands of years and discover traces of early settlers and Cornish royalty within the landscape of Penwith.

View of Scillonian Ferryin Penzance Harbour on a sunny day, with St Michaels Mount in the background
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Visiting the Isles of Scilly

Guides and Trails

From Penzance, sail across to the legendary Isles of Scilly: a small cluster of islands just off the coast of Land’s End.

Sail boat in Penzance Harbour at Sunset
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A Penzance timeline

Guides and Trails

Discover a history packed with surprises, successes and truly significant events. You won’t believe the things that have happened here.

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Penlee House Gallery and Museum

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Minack Theatre

Cornwall's World Famous Open Air Theatre.

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Walk the Penzance Town Trail

Uncover the story of Penzance by walking its official trail, taking in the towns history and some of its most interesting landmarks.

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Redwing

Gallery

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Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard

Vineyard and Orchard.

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Michael Porter

Exhibition at Newlyn Art Gallery.

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Explore ancient Penwith

Step back thousands of years and discover traces of early settlers and Cornish royalty within the landscape of Penwith.

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Visiting the Isles of Scilly

From Penzance, sail across to the legendary Isles of Scilly: a small cluster of islands just off the coast of Land’s End.

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A Penzance timeline

Discover a history packed with surprises, successes and truly significant events. You won’t believe the things that have happened here.

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Penlee House Gallery and Museum

Gallery & Museum.

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