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Penwith Festivals

  June and July are busy months for festivals in West Penwith. Penzance stages the world famous Golowan festival in June culminating with the spectacular Mazey Day parade. Just five miles away is the town of St Just who hosts the equally popular Lafrowda Festival. For the last 20
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Porthcurno Beach

    Porthcurno Beach is a family friendly location with lots of soft sand. There is a stream at the top of the beach which is safe for the children to have a paddle in. The beach is situated very close to the Minack Theatre and Telegraphy Museum. Porthcurno Beach was describ
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The Minack Theatre

  With the summer season upon us, why not pay a visit to the picturesque Minack Theatre which is situated on the West Cornwall Coast. The world famous open air theatre stages a vast selection of performances that run from May through to September. The Minack Theatre was built in
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The Hotel Penzance

Are you planning a business or pleasure trip to Penzance? The Hotel Penzance is a welcoming, intimate and comfortable 4* townhouse. The Edwardian building houses 25 individual rooms, many with views across the harbour and Mounts Bay. The Hotel is set back from the town but only five m
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Penlee Museum – 20 Year Celebrations

    Penlee House Gallery and Museum are rated as one of the leading Museums in the region. Situated in Morrab road, Penzance, the museum is home to very important collections of 19th and 20th century British art which also incorporates work by talented artists from the local
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Penzance is the Place to Visit in 2017

    Forget Jamaica and Australia according to the New York Times, Penzance is the place to visit in 2017. The New York Times has recently published ’52 Places to Go in 2017’ and ranks Penzance 14th on the list ahead of places like Australia, Madagascar, and Jamaica. This is
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Enjoy Christmas in Penzance

    With the Christmas lights illuminating the streets of Penzance and the Christmas festivities gathering momentum, let’s not forget the surrounding villages who host their own Christmas light displays. In particular the village of Gulval has a spectacular display of
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Penzance Christmas Lights Switch On with Holly Day

  With Christmas just around the corner, November is the month when many towns in West Penwith switch on their Christmas lights. The Christmas light switch on for Penzance will be held on Saturday the 26th of November at 5pm. Unlike previous years some of the town’s landmar
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October Half Term at Trengwainton Gardens

  Run out of ideas on what to do with the family this October half-term? Trengwainton Gardens near Penzance are hosting a fun filled week of activities for the whole family. The sheltered gardens are bursting with exotic trees and shrubs and the five sections of walled gardens ar
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Helen Glover Victory Parade

  The streets of Penzance were recently flowing with well wishers and onlookers to celebrate the Gold Medal achievements of our very own local girl Helen Glover. Helen and rowing partner Heather Stanning won gold for Team GB in the cox less women’s pairs at the recent Rio Olympic
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