This ancient market town is known as being one of the most sought-after areas in West Cornwall. Famed for its sandy beaches and pretty coastal villages nearby, it is within driving distance of some of the county’s most famous attractions, including The Eden Project, the cliffside Minack Theatre and St. Michael’s Mount. Base yourself in one of our cottages in Penryn and spend your days exploring this glorious county.
Why visit Penryn?
The perfect destination for a relaxing holiday by the sea, Penryn is also ideally situated to visit the rest of West Cornwall and beyond. Only three miles from Falmouth and ten miles from Truro, you can spend fun days out shopping and visiting museums or just head along the coast for a day at the beach.
Things to do in Penryn:
Explore the historic buildings of the town with their fascinating architecture and take a water taxi along the river. Or spend a lazy afternoon wandering amongst the cafes, bars and shops. Visit Penryn Town Museum, the delightful Enys Gardens and the various adventure centres around the town.
Why stay in a Penryn cottage?
This historical town not only has lots to keep you busy, but it is also home to a thriving arts community which gives it a buzzy atmosphere. Stay in one of our cottages in Penryn to explore the town, the surrounding countryside and coast or to visit the wide range of Cornish attractions further afield. We also have plenty of cottages in Cornwall close by to choose from too.
Three must-see things in Penryn:
- Enys Gardens has 30 acres of meadows and ponds, with secrets gardens and a lovely tea room to discover.
- Hop aboard the Falmouth Water Taxi which takes you along the river from Falmouth to Penryn.
- Visit the Penryn Town Museum and discover its fascinating local history and heritage.