Visiting The Isles of Scilly

There are few places in the UK as inspirational as the Isles of Scilly. This cluster of five inhabited islands (and many more uninhabited) has a total population of just over […]

The Penzance Gallery Guide

For decades, west Cornwall has inspired some of the world’s best artists. See their work at Penzance’s many galleries.

Visiting the Isles of Scilly

From Penzance, sail across to the legendary Isles of Scilly: a small cluster of islands just off the coast of Land’s End.

Explore ancient Penwith

Step back thousands of years and discover traces of early settlers and Cornish royalty within the landscape of Penwith.

Meet The Pirates of Penzance

Delve into the true story behind Gilbert and Sullivan’s popular comedy opera, featuring Penzance’s real pirates.

Day trip to: Marazion

Holiday in Penzance, Cornwall, and you can visit St Michaels Mount

Visit Marazion, home to the island community of St Michael’s Mount and its historic castle and gardens.

A wildlife spotter’s guide

Get out and explore west Cornwall’s wildlife with our guide to ten rare and beautiful species you won’t want to miss.

Day trip to: the mining coast

Spend a day exploring Cornwall’s mining past on the wild Tin Coast of Pendeen and Botallack: from Penzance, it’s just a short jaunt away.