Attractions in the Penzance and Lands End Area


  • Visitor Attractions

    • St Michaels MountSt Michaels Mount

      Marazion
      The jewel in Cornwall’s crown, this magical island has a church, a medieval castle (home of the St Aubyn family for over 300 years), an exotic garden clinging to its steep flanks, and an ancient harbour where you will find shops, restaurants and an audio-visual presentation on the history of St Michael’s Mount.

    • Discerning Traveller Walking ToursDiscerning Traveller Walking Tours

      Enjoy a self-guided hiking holiday at a leisurely pace, with a warm welcome at comfortable lodgings each night. Walk from Land’s End to St Ives through Bronze Age fields, by undersea tin mines and granite Cornish villages; along King Arthur’s Tintagel coast and Bodmin Moor; or from Polperro to Fowey on Cornwall’s south coast loved by Daphne Du Maurier. Optional visits to Eden. Walk light – we move your bags each day!

    • Geevor Tin MineGeevor Tin Mine

      Pendeen and Trewellard
      The largest mining history site in the UK. You can see how tin was mined and processed. Explore the many surface buildings and experience the conditions miners worked in as you take an underground trip through a genuine 18th century mine.

    • Trereife House & GardensTrereife House & Gardens

      Penzance
      This fine Manor House is on the outskirts of Newlyn and Penzance. Open in the summer months on three days a week only, you can enjoy our beautiful gardens, our new Stableyard Cafe and guided tours of the house.

    • South West Lakes TrustSouth West Lakes Trust

      The region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity, South West Lakes Trust manages 50 inland waters. Facilities and opportunities for activities vary from site to site. At some you will find campsites, activity centres and waymarked walks. Some are ideal for coarse or trout angling, watersports, picnicking and relaxing.

    • Lands EndLands End

      Sennen and Lands End
      Land’s End is a unique and magical place and one of the most famous places in Britain. A place of legend and mystery, with stunning natural beauty to warm your heart. Undercover exhibitions and attractions, shopping village and Discovery Trail.

    • Western DiscoveriesWestern Discoveries

      Whether you want a well planned walking holiday on the stunning Southwest coast path, a hike on the moors or a guided tour of West Cornwall’s ancient monuments we offer you the best of Cornwall. From two hour walks to fully inclusive holidays, we have an option to suit you. Don’t fancy a long walk? That’s fine – our minibus tours allow you to just sit back and relax. We also offer a baggage transfer service.

    • Accommodation with FishingAccommodation with Fishing

      This page lists more than 20 accommodation providers who particularly feature their fishing. Ranging from 1-2 lakes, large fisheries and one park with 15 lakes.

    • Polgoon VineyardPolgoon Vineyard

      Penzance
      An award-winning winery based in Penzance, Cornwall. The owners have developed Polgoon Vineyard from a derelict farm and outbuildings to a flourishing business producing award-winning wines and ciders. Guided tours and tastings take place at 2pm every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons, or by appointment, and last for about 2 hours.

    • Porthcurno Telegraph MuseumTelegraph Museum Porthcurno

      Porthcurno
      The Telegraph Museum Porthcurno is situated in a valley leading down to the sea, three miles from Lands End. Visit Cornwall’s secret wartime communications centre. The tunnels, built in World War II, house a unique museum of historical equipment, dating back to the 1870s.

    • The Minack TheatreThe Minack Theatre

      Porthcurno
      A uniquely situated open-air theatre on the cliffs at Porthcurno, near Lands End. The Minack theatre hosts a 17 week season of plays and musicals throughout the summer and also has a day-time visitor centre which is open all year round.

    • Tremenheere Sculpture GardenTremenheere Sculpture Garden

      Gulval
      Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens is a major new attraction in West Cornwall. It is set in a beautiful sheltered valley, the woods, stream and dramatic vistas provide a perfect setting for large scale exotic and sub-tropical planting. Interwoven with this there is also an evolving programme of high quality contemporary art installations.

    • Grand Casino AmusementsGrand Casino Amusements

      Penzance
      We offer excellent entertainment with outstanding views, we are located in the centre of Penzance promenade with children’s adventure playground close by.

    • Hardy Exotics NurseryHardy Exotics Nursery

      Crowlas
      With the largest collection of exotic plants in the UK. An inspirational, highly educational, an adventure and enormous fun to visit.

    • Trengwainton GardensTrengwainton Gardens

      Madron
      With plants from around the globe scattered throughout Trengwainton’s ten-hectare garden near Penzance, there is something to inspire around every corner. Champion magnolias and vibrant rhododendrons make way for lush banana plants and soaring echiums. Rich collection of camellias and a series of walled gardens containing many unusual shrubs.

    • Golfing in CornwallGolfing in Cornwall

      A directory of the main golf courses in Cornwall.

    • Isles of Scilly Steamship CompanyIsles of Scilly Steamship Company

      Penzance – Scilly Isles
      Scillonian III can cater for up to 600 passengers in comfort on the cruise to the Isles of Scilly. Enjoy the cruise on a refurbished ship with improved buffet, shop and new children’s play area.

    • Mousehole Bird Hospital and SanctuaryMousehole Bird Hospital and Sanctuary

      Mousehole
      Founded 1928: Open daily to visitors and admission is free.

  • Visitor Attractions

    • Accommodation with FishingAccommodation with Fishing

      This page lists more than 20 accommodation providers who particularly feature their fishing. Ranging from 1-2 lakes, large fisheries and one park with 15 lakes.

    • Discerning Traveller Walking ToursDiscerning Traveller Walking Tours

      Enjoy a self-guided hiking holiday at a leisurely pace, with a warm welcome at comfortable lodgings each night. Walk from Land’s End to St Ives through Bronze Age fields, by undersea tin mines and granite Cornish villages; along King Arthur’s Tintagel coast and Bodmin Moor; or from Polperro to Fowey on Cornwall’s south coast loved by Daphne Du Maurier. Optional visits to Eden. Walk light – we move your bags each day!

    • Geevor Tin MineGeevor Tin Mine

      Pendeen and Trewellard
      The largest mining history site in the UK. You can see how tin was mined and processed. Explore the many surface buildings and experience the conditions miners worked in as you take an underground trip through a genuine 18th century mine.

    • Golfing in CornwallGolfing in Cornwall

      A directory of the main golf courses in Cornwall.

    • Grand Casino AmusementsGrand Casino Amusements

      Penzance
      We offer excellent entertainment with outstanding views, we are located in the centre of Penzance promenade with children’s adventure playground close by.

    • Hardy Exotics NurseryHardy Exotics Nursery

      Crowlas
      With the largest collection of exotic plants in the UK. An inspirational, highly educational, an adventure and enormous fun to visit.

    • Isles of Scilly Steamship CompanyIsles of Scilly Steamship Company

      Penzance – Scilly Isles
      Scillonian III can cater for up to 600 passengers in comfort on the cruise to the Isles of Scilly. Enjoy the cruise on a refurbished ship with improved buffet, shop and new children’s play area.

    • Lands EndLands End

      Sennen and Lands End
      Land’s End is a unique and magical place and one of the most famous places in Britain. A place of legend and mystery, with stunning natural beauty to warm your heart. Undercover exhibitions and attractions, shopping village and Discovery Trail.

    • Mousehole Bird Hospital and SanctuaryMousehole Bird Hospital and Sanctuary

      Mousehole
      Founded 1928: Open daily to visitors and admission is free.

    • Polgoon VineyardPolgoon Vineyard

      Penzance
      An award-winning winery based in Penzance, Cornwall. The owners have developed Polgoon Vineyard from a derelict farm and outbuildings to a flourishing business producing award-winning wines and ciders. Guided tours and tastings take place at 2pm every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons, or by appointment, and last for about 2 hours.

    • South West Lakes TrustSouth West Lakes Trust

      The region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity, South West Lakes Trust manages 50 inland waters. Facilities and opportunities for activities vary from site to site. At some you will find campsites, activity centres and waymarked walks. Some are ideal for coarse or trout angling, watersports, picnicking and relaxing.

    • St Michaels MountSt Michaels Mount

      Marazion
      The jewel in Cornwall’s crown, this magical island has a church, a medieval castle (home of the St Aubyn family for over 300 years), an exotic garden clinging to its steep flanks, and an ancient harbour where you will find shops, restaurants and an audio-visual presentation on the history of St Michael’s Mount.

    • Porthcurno Telegraph MuseumTelegraph Museum Porthcurno

      Porthcurno
      The Telegraph Museum Porthcurno is situated in a valley leading down to the sea, three miles from Lands End. Visit Cornwall’s secret wartime communications centre. The tunnels, built in World War II, house a unique museum of historical equipment, dating back to the 1870s.

    • The Minack TheatreThe Minack Theatre

      Porthcurno
      A uniquely situated open-air theatre on the cliffs at Porthcurno, near Lands End. The Minack theatre hosts a 17 week season of plays and musicals throughout the summer and also has a day-time visitor centre which is open all year round.

    • Tremenheere Sculpture GardenTremenheere Sculpture Garden

      Gulval
      Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens is a major new attraction in West Cornwall. It is set in a beautiful sheltered valley, the woods, stream and dramatic vistas provide a perfect setting for large scale exotic and sub-tropical planting. Interwoven with this there is also an evolving programme of high quality contemporary art installations.

    • Trengwainton GardensTrengwainton Gardens

      Madron
      With plants from around the globe scattered throughout Trengwainton’s ten-hectare garden near Penzance, there is something to inspire around every corner. Champion magnolias and vibrant rhododendrons make way for lush banana plants and soaring echiums. Rich collection of camellias and a series of walled gardens containing many unusual shrubs.

    • Trereife House & GardensTrereife House & Gardens

      Penzance
      This fine Manor House is on the outskirts of Newlyn and Penzance. Open in the summer months on three days a week only, you can enjoy our beautiful gardens, our new Stableyard Cafe and guided tours of the house.

    • Western DiscoveriesWestern Discoveries

      Whether you want a well planned walking holiday on the stunning Southwest coast path, a hike on the moors or a guided tour of West Cornwall’s ancient monuments we offer you the best of Cornwall. From two hour walks to fully inclusive holidays, we have an option to suit you. Don’t fancy a long walk? That’s fine – our minibus tours allow you to just sit back and relax. We also offer a baggage transfer service.