Titanic Comes to Cornwall

hotel near Penzance Train Station
  If you are staying in a hotel near Penzance train station it is well worth jumping on a train to visit Titanic Stories.   The Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning hours of 15 April 1912 colliding with an iceberg on its
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Places to visit in Penzance Cornwall

What is there to do in Penzance
February month in Penzance is filled with beautiful clear days, cold but refreshing. What can you do whilst in Penzance? Well, you can go for long walks on the beaches, visit colourful gardens, galleries, museum’s or if you want to get active there are surf schools, boat trips, cliff
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Visit Cornwall in the Winter

Cornwall in Winter Picture
  After the Christmas festivities are over, it might feel like there’s not a lot happening in Cornwall. However, just ask the locals and they will tell you, January in Penzance and the rest of the county is a revelation. Of course, you might have to bring your waterproofs in case
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Fairytale in Penzance

Hotels in Penzance
“And the bells are ringing out on Christmas Day” Famous festive words from The Pogues song ‘Fairytale in New York’ which is played all over the world in the December month. There is in fact another fairytale being told not in New York but in Penzance in the County of Cornwall. The str
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Christmas Lights Switch on in Penzance

christmas penzance
The end of November, beginning of December is a time when the whole of West Cornwall is as they say ‘lit up like a Christmas Tree’. Individual towns, villages and City switch on their magnificent displays of Christmas lights much to the delight of visiting families but also locals who
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Fireworks Night in Penzance

Fireworks Night in Penzance
Fireworks night in Penzance is a fantastic visual display of flamboyant colours and loud bangs. Every year one particular display stands out above the rest when it comes to lighting up the Cornish skies. The Penzance Town Fireworks Display will be taking place on Saturday 4th November
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Dreams and Reality Exhibition

Dreams and Reality Exhibition
Penlee Museum is currently hosting a new exhibition celebrating the lifetime works of intriguing artist John Armstrong. The exhibition will run from 16 September to 18 November and will be called Dreams and Reality. Featuring over 70 paintings a selection of which will be loaned from
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All Things Fish in Newlyn

    August Bank Holiday Monday in Newlyn will be thriving again this year with locals and visitors attending this year’s Fish Festival. Britain’s premier fishing port will have the biggest selection of seafood available in the far west peninsula. The Fish Festival is a fanta
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Penzance Pirates Guinness World Record Attempt

      On the August Bank Holiday 2017 a fresh attempt at a Guinness World Record challenge will happen in Penzance this year as the town looks to topple its previous attempt in 2014. In 2014, more than 14,000 people flocked to the town in a bid to beat the world record
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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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