Carnson House, Penzance, Cornwall - tourist accommodation centrally located near train & bus station and town centre (center)

Places to visit

Penzance Harbour located 100 metres from Carnson House is home to sailing boats and ferry services to the Isles of Scilly Penzance is the natural touring centre for the Lands End peninsula, historically known as Penwith. The peninsula is an area of outstanding natural beauty, containing some of the finest coastal scenery in the country. The cliffs and beaches, accessible both by road and from the Cornish Coastal Footpath, are truly spectacular.St Michaels Mount in Mounts Bay - a National Trust stately home and castle on an off-shore island Historically, it has been populated since pre-historic times and there are numerous 'standing stones' and 'stone circles' (e.g. the Merry Maidens) as well as iron-age village sites. The National Trust has several properties in the surrounding area which have made their own contribution to the heritage of which the area is so proud. Local places of interest include St Michael's Mount, the famous landmark of Lands End, the artist's town of St Ives, the unspoiled village of Mousehole, and the famed Minack Theatre. Access to all these locations, and many others, is easy whether by public transport or by car.

Car Hire

Car Rental can be arranged from as little as £21.00 per day. Please phone or Email us for full details.


Cliffs and the Atlantic Ocean at Lands End at sunset. Walking the Coastal Footpath offers numerous spectacular sea views

Tours and Excursions

Comprehensive Tourist Information is available and, if help is needed, assistance can be given for daily itineraries. We can make bookings for Coach Tours to the Global experience of the Eden Project, King Arthur's Castle at Tintagel, the breathtaking views of Lands End and the Lizard peninsula and for excursions to the idyllic Isles of Scilly (by sea or air). If required, any of these bookings can be made through us before arrival.


For more information about Penzance and the Lands End area of West Cornwall,
Penzance & West Cornwall Travel Tips - tourist information and details of tours and excursions

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