Contemporary art

Penzance and Newlyn

Enjoy a creative day out in Penzance and Newlyn with an itinerary that takes you to the latest installations and exhibitions.

Places to Eat

Smokehouse and restaurant

The Cornish Barn is the smokehouse, restaurant and bar of the Artist Residence, a stylish boutique hotel in Penzance. Head to Chapel Street to join them for a hearty brunch, evening feast or an extraordinary cocktail surrounded by statement art. If the weather is fine, take a peek at their garden area too. Find out more here.

Essential Information

Places to Stay

Retreat to a cosy self-catering cottage or book a stylish hotel in the heart of town. Discover the perfect seaside stay for your winter in Cornwall.

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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.

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Positive impact

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This listing has been curated by the EXPERIENCE West Cornwall team and was correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We advise that you contact the venue or provider directly to confirm any seasonal opening details and to book the experience.