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Heritage in Penzance

Whether you want to follow in the footsteps of tin miners or hear stories about shipwrecks and smugglers, this is a place where history breathes – it’s in the architecture, landmarks, festivals and traditions, and it’s etched into the landscape.

Heritage days out in Penzance

In Penzance, you’ll find colourful 19th century buildings, manor houses and gardens to explore. Marazion is home to the glorious St Michael’s Mount, while West Penwith is peppered with ancient sites, mining trails and engine houses. Discover how you can immerse yourself in the heritage of the Penzance area with these historic days out.

Create your own inspiring itinerary

If you would like to build your own itinerary, head to the Experience page. You can add your favourite experiences to a bespoke itinerary, which can be downloaded or sent to your email address. Please note: This is for inspiration purposes only and does not create a booking. You will need to contact the venue or provider directly to book.

Heritage: top picks

Ancient sites in a day

Mining trails

St Michael’s Way

Discover lovely Mousehole

Best of the West

Winter solstice

Night sky adventures

Ancient sites