Situated at the far end of the spectacular Mount’s Bay is the largest town in West Cornwall, Penzance. The inspiration for ‘The Pirates of Penzance’, this historic port is still inspiring people with its magnificent surroundings. A stunning stretch of coastline with rocky cliffs and sandy beaches, its bustling town centre and fantastic restaurants make Penzance the perfect destination for a holiday at any time of year.
Why visit Penzance?
The combination of amazing coastline, historical monuments and fun attractions bring visitors from all over the world. With lots of fun days out, including sea safaris and boat trips as well as the magnificent St Michael’s Mount, you will never be short of things to do in and around Penzance.
Things to do in Penzance:
Without a doubt, the fairy tale castle and tropical gardens of St Michael’s Mount is a must-see, but Penzance is also home to many other wonderful places to visit, including Egyptian House, the Penlee House Museum and the Victorian Morrab Gardens. Don’t forget the boat trips, fishing and sea safaris.
Why stay in a Penzance cottage?
Our cottages in Penzance are a great place to base yourself as you explore all that this historic port town has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a romantic bolthole, a larger property for a seaside holiday with friends and family, or a cottage for just you and the dog, we’ll have a property for you.
Three must see things in Penzance:
- Walk across to the fairytale castle of St Michael’s Mount at low tide or take a boat if the tide is in.
- Take a stroll along bohemian Chapel Street with its quirky antiques shops and pubs.
- Take in a little history at the Penlee House Museum and pause at the cafe for tea and cakes afterwards.