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Penzance

Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.
Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.

General Information

Penzance is located in the South West region of EnglandUnited Kingdom and is a vibrant bustling resort town with an amazingly mild climate.  The town's most dominant landmark is St Michael's Mount, a tidal island which is a mix of granite and slate.  Sheltered by Mount's Bay, Penzance has a lovely sweep of clean sandy beach.

Penzance's economy is based on tourism, light industry and retail businesses.  For tourists there are many attractions and things to do.  Only about 10miles from Land's End the town has Celtic culture mixed with the natural beauty of the surrounds.  Imposing cliffs, rocky outcrops and beaches with clear waters forms Penzance today, and is a source of inspiration to all who choose it as their destination.

With the areas history of smugglers and pirates and hidden coves, Penzance with its tradition of song and dance, inspired Gilbert and Sullivan to name one of their most famous productions "The Pirates of Penzance" after it.

The town faces onto the English Channel which makes for good fishing which still forms income for the town with most of the catch being exported.

Things to do and see in Penzance

There are many attractions in and around Penzance to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of the activities are :-‚Äč

  • Jubilee Pool
  • St Micheal's Mount
  • Tremenheere Sculpture Garden
  • Trengwainton - a walled garden
  • The Exchange - art gallery
  • Newlyn Art Gallery
  • Water sports - surfing, wind surfing and sailing

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Penzance

Penzance is geared towards tourists and offers a large variety of accommodation options in and around the area.  Bed and breakfasts, hotels, inns, camping and pub accommodation, there is something to suit every taste and budget.  

Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Penzance

There are several restaurants for the fine diner, as well as some wonderful eateries and the many pubs which provide superb local fare.  

There are many businesses in the area which provide various outlets from retail to industry and wholesale.  

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.Penzance is located in the South West region of England, United Kingdom.

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