Get that festive feeling when you visit the Penzance area in December. There are so many ways to join in with the celebrations and local traditions. You could watch the Montol lantern procession through Penzance town, see the Christmas lights in Mousehole, eat Stargazy Pie on Tom Bawcock’s Eve or brave the Christmas Day swim at Sennen.
Christmas in West Cornwall
‘Tis the season for an adventure
With cosy pub fires and twinkling harbour lights, Cornwall was made for Christmas staycations.
Places to Eat
Hotel and restaurant
The Old Coastguard in Mousehole is a hotel and restaurant that celebrates local Cornish ingredients. The traditional brasserie menu features locally caught fish and seafood, as well as local poultry and game. Take a moment to enjoy the sea views before settling in for a cosy meal by the fire. Find out more here.
Many of the activities in our itineraries are accessible. Click on each individual experience to find out more about its accessibility. We advise that you contact the venue or experience provider in advance to confirm. You can also find information about accessible venues through Access Cornwall.