From Penzance frequent public bus services travel to all major points of interest in the area including Lands End, Porthcurno, Minack Theatre, Mousehole, St Michaels Mount, and St Ives. There is also a scenic railway to St Ives and an open top Bus service around the Peninsula (Summer months). Eden Project, Falmouth and the Lizard Peninsula can also be reached by Public Transport. Penznace also has excellent transport links to the Isles of Scilly. For more infomation follow the links below:
Traveline: will give you the departure and arrival times for any journey (Bus, train or ferry) you may wish to make in Cornwall. Visit website or Tel: 0871 200 22 33
Penzance is the perfect base to discover Cornwall. The unspoilt coastline with its stunning landscape of rugged cliffs and sandy beaches on the north coast and quaint fishing villages and picturesque coves on the South coast. Visitors will enjoy some of the most dramatic scenery in Europe.
Explore the amazing island world of St Michael's Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history.Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and walk the causeway at low water or enjoy a short motor boat trip when the tide is in - getting to St Michael's Mount is always an adventure.
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It's a memory you'll cherish forever - arriving like so many generations before you at one of the world's best loved landmarks. It's a place of almost mystical beauty where the might of the Atlantic meets the towering cliffs of Cornwall - a place where nature is still one of the big attractions. Discover a myriad of wild flowers, soaring seabirds or even seals coming out to play.
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(4) South West Coast Path
The South west Coast Path is on our doorstep, we offer packed lunches and kit transfers. Please enquire for special walkers packages.
Cornwall's Theatre under the stars a unique place to visit all year round.
Penlee House Gallery & Museum is an elegant gallery set within
a Victorian house and park. Changing exhibitions mainly feature famous
'Newlyn School' and Lamorna Group artists (1880-1930).
Newlyn School artists include Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes, Walter Langley, Harold Harvey and Norman Garstin (see Newlyn Artists Database link), while the Lamorna Group includes Laura Knight, 'Lamorna' Birch and Alfred Munnings. Visit the website
St. Ives - A Jewel situated at the south-western tip of Cornwall
flanked by miles of magnificent coastal scenery, surrounded by
tranquil sub-tropical gardens and country lanes that are hedged with wild honeysuckle, foxgloves, montbretia and fuschias.
More than just a green theme park, then? Eden is about connecting plants, people and places. We are a living demonstration of regeneration and we aim to reconnect people with their environments locally and globally. We don't have all the answers, we don't want to tell others what to think; what we do is invite people to explore their world afresh.
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Here Cornwall's mining history comes to life Until 1990 Geevor was a working mine, now a museum, with many surface buildings, a guided underground tour through 18th / 19th century workings, a shop and a cafe. Visit the website
Scilly Isles day trips sail or fly from Penzance and discover some of the idyllic islands that make up the Scillies and for garden lovers don’t forget Tresco Abbey Gardens. Visit the website
(11) Ancient Stone sites
Ancient Stone sites Merry Maidens, Men an Tol, Lanyon Quoit.
Cornwall is often described as the 'garden capital of the world' as the lush vegetation and colour give garden lovers a feast for the eyes all year round. Whether you are a serious horticulturalist, specialist gardener, enthusiastic amateur, holidaymaker or a day-tripper, Cornwall's magnificent gardens can show you everything from wild woodland to neatly manicured lawns, the small and unusual, those with eccentric features, to the large and famous – whose plants, flowers, palms and trees thrive in Cornwall’s mild coastal climate. Visit the website
Mousehole is a pretty fishing village only three miles from Penzance. Mousehole, pronounced Mowzol, still retains its Cornish character, with narrow streets, granite housing and still worked fishing harbour.
The Lizard, the most southerly point of mainland Britain. Marconi Centre, site of ground-breaking wireless experiments. Dramatic cliff-top walks, rare wildflowers and unique geology. Home to England's rarest breeding bird - the Cornish Chough. Kynance Bay, white-sand, turquoise water and multi-coloured islands.
Housed in an award winning building on the Falmouth harbour-side, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall transports you into the world of small boats and Cornish maritime history. Why not Explore the Museum now?
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The Sanctuary started in the winter of 1958 when a baby seal, only a few hours old, was washed up on the beach at St Agnes. Ken Jones lived with his wife just one hundred yards from the beach, he picked up the pup and took it back to his small garden. For many years he ran a rescue centre for seals and oiled birds, with just one pool, at St Agnes. The news of his work with seals spread, and he received more and more calls about injured seals - Visit the website
Newlyn Art Gallery and major new art space The Exchange, Penzance, are the south west's newest public galleries. Both of our award-winning venues showcase the very best of national and international contemporary art - including that produced in the region. Visit the website
The website explains what happens at Goonhilly and will give you a taste of what you can discover and experience when you decide to visit us in our stunning Lizard Peninsula location in Cornwall - Visit the website
Discover the wartime secrets of Cornwall’s greatest fortress. Pendennis Castle was built by King Henry VIII to defend against possible attack by Spain and France. Throughout its 450-year history, Pendennis Castle has faced new enemies, right up to the Second World War. See a Tudor gun deck in action, and experience the sights and sounds of battle in the interactive exhibition at the Royal Artillery Barracks. Visit the website
In 1928, on a visit to St Ives, Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood discovered the work of retired mariner Alfred Wallis whose untutored paintings of town and seascapes had a profound influence on the development of their work. Visit the website
This Iron Age settlement was originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago. The village consisted of eight stone-walled homesteads known as ‘courtyard houses', found only on the Land’s End peninsula and the Isles of Scilly. The houses line a 'village street', and each had an open central courtyard surrounded by a number of thatched rooms. There are also the remains of an enigmatic ‘fogou’ underground passage. Visit the website
Explore the cliffs around the Lands End peninsula up close and personal! Take a tour with Kernow Coasteering to experience life on the edge! Visit the website
Booking Enquiries Telephone: Tel: 01736 363881
Warwick House - Guest House, Penzance
17 Regent Terrace Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4DW
Tel: 01736 363881 / Fax: 01736 363881