Things to do in Penzance

The causeway to St Michaels Mount which can be crossed at low tide
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The causeway to St Michaels Mount which can be crossed at low tide

Penzance and West Penwith hold many opportunities for exploration. Whether you live in Penzance or are a visitor, you can really enjoy the delights of this area by leaving the car behind. Enjoy the fresh air by taking to the many car-free trails and public spaces. And if you plan your day using our handy Car Free Days Out guides , you can take advantage of public transport to get to your destination.  If you are based in Penzance you do not have to travel far to enjoy a Car Free Day Out. For those who enjoy a historical tour, try the Town Trail or for nature lovers, the coast path and St Michael’s Way soon take you away from the bustling centre to enjoy the spectacular scenery around Mounts Bay.

Trails

The cliffs at Lands End
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The cliffs at Lands End

Town Trail
Newlyn Trail
Mousehole Trail
St Michael’s Way
South west Coast Path

Attractions
St Just Mining District
St Michael’s Mount
Chysauster
Morrab Gardens
Lands End
The Promenade

Beaches

Nature Reserves
Marazion Marsh
Bosvenning
Caer Bran
Chun Downs
Kemyel Crease

Open top Bus travels around Penwith during summer months
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Open top Bus travels around Penwith during summer months

Sport and Leisure
Open Top Bus Tour
Skateboarding
Swimming
Penzance Leisure Centre

Ten Pin Bowling
Penzance Bowling Club
Penzance Tennis Club
Shopping
Cycling
Theatre and Cinema

Galleries, Museums and Librairies
Geevor Tin Mine
Penlee House

Penlee House entrance, Penzance
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Penlee House entrance, Penzance

Newlyn Gallery
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Morrab Library (private)
Penzance Library

Festivals and Events
Golowan Festival