Did you know...Napoleon’s victory at Trafalgar was first announced in Penzance

Penzance’s blend of dramatic scenery, beautiful coastline and fascinating sites make it one of the most intriguing towns on Cornwall’s south coast. Whether you're drawn to the town by its sandy beaches, surf, or variety of nearby attractions and events – you're are sure to appreciate its distinctive character and evident history. Penzance is also a great base from which to explore nearby Land’s End, Marazion and Sennen Cove.

Marazion Beach

Marazion is a hidden gem of a beach in Penzance, as in spite of its large expanse of sand and great facilities it rarely draws large crowds. Just 3 miles from Penzance, the beach is in the village of Marazion and is mainly sandy with some pebbles. Its biggest draw is the causeway that connects the beach to St Michael’s...

Walking St Ives to Penzance

The hike between St Ives and Penzance is a great way to experience Cornwall’s industrial past, and if you cover a section a day it can be a unique way to spend a 5 day break. Both St Ives and Penzance are well connected, so you’ll have no trouble getting back to your starting point or heading home once you...
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