The Area

Penzance is a lively town on the western side of the spectacular Mount's Bay, which is dominated by St Michael's Mount.

Watch this video for a taste of the area:

Penzance in West Cornwall, a video guide

Penzance in West Cornwall, a video guide

It is the final stop on the railway line from London and is the gateway to the beautiful, unspoilt Land's End peninsula.

For an activity or beach holiday there are many possibilities:

  • Long and beautiful beaches
  • Country, cliff and moorland walks
  • Art galleries and craft workshops
  • Celtic monuments and pre-historic villages
  • Antique shops
  • Minack Theatre summer season on the cliff-top
  • Gardens open to the public
  • Old pubs and a wide choice of restaurants
  • Great Cornish food from land and sea

We can help you plan your free time to make the most of what's on offer.

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