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How well do you know Cornwall’s beaches?

Cornwall is home to over 300 beaches with some rated the best in the world. Here in West Cornwall we have our fair share of these beautiful sandy coves; many within easy reach of Hotel Penzance. Of course, whilst we're not able to travel, the cornish coastline is sadly out of bounds for many at the time being. Some of you may have even had your Cornish breaks postponed or cancelled due to coronavirus...


Bringing The Outside In: A Fresh Refurb at Hotel Penzance

Perched on the Atlantic coast in the fishing village of Penzance, our hotel enjoys breath-taking views of sweeping sky and ever-changing seascapes. The sea is integral to life here. The cry of gulls and the salty tang of the air encircle our Edwardian townhouse. For those of us who fish the seas or cook the catch, the tides are our clocks. We wanted to bring this pure and elemental existence inside...


10 of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Cornwall

Cornwall, there’s nowhere like it. It is the thinnest part of England chewed and rutted by glaciers and erosion; a jagged sea-cloaked peninsula sprayed with brine tidings of the deep. Regal headlands are crowned with miniature prairies, that in summer blush with heather, and gild with corn marigolds. Green lanes, like rabbit warrens wend and twist down, and down to sleepy crab pot fishing villages...


Going Solo at Hotel Penzance

Gone are the days where solo travel was just for school-leavers and backpackers. A new wave is here: highly educated tourists, with established lives and credit scores, and a hankering for the freedom and relaxation of going solo. In recent times, the proportion of single-person households in the UK has climbed to an unprecedented 31%. But solo travel is not just for singles. It should come as little...


A Line in the Sand—Keeping England’s Mediterranean Clean

“I don’t know it well, but we used to holiday there when I was a kid”. “I’ve always loved Cornwall, go every summer. Have for 20 years”.  Go anywhere in the country and you’re likely to hear such phrases. Cornwall is arguably the UK’s most popular staycation destination. During a fine summer you could say the Med is an alternative to Cornwall...