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Penzance was razed by Spanish raiders in 1595. Today, the town is largely post-1800 and has been a popular resort for over 150 years. The wide, 800m-long Western Promenade, and Queen's Hotel built in 1861, reflect Penzance's early prominence as a seaside resort. The harbour area offers a wonderful panorama of St Michael's Mount bay.

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Tourist attractions Penzance : Things to see and do

  • Trengwainton Garden Recommended Recommended

    Madron GB - Penzance TR20 8RZ

    The path (800 m) leading to the house is lined with gardens. Behind a fine view over the bay where azalea and rhododendrons flower. Sir Edward Bolitho and the owners of Trewithen and Hidcote (Gloucestershire) financed expeditions from 1927-28 of Fran..

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  • Church Interesting

    15 Pednandrea GB - Saint Just TR19 7UA

    The church has a 15C pinnacle tower, sculpted granite walls, a 16C porch, murals and a 5C tomb at the end of the side aisle.

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  • Town centre

    Tolver Place GB - Penzance TR18 2AD

    The town centre has several Georgian and Regency houses, including a covered market, the Egyptian House (1835), Abbey House, and Admiral Benbow. There are museums including Cornwall Geology Museum, Penlee House Gallery and Museum and the Maritime Mus..

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Hotels Penzance

  • Cliff Hotel

    The Cliff GB - Penzance TR18 2HH

    Located on Penzance’s Cliff in Cornwall, the Cliff Hotel family-run hotel offers panoramic views of Mount’s Bay, free WiFi and a bar, lounge and restaurant. Free private parking is also available. Most of the rooms feature sea views. They come with ..

  • Abbey Hotel

    Abbey Street GB - Penzance TR18 4AR

    Set high above the historic harbour in Penzance, Abbey Hotel overlooks the famous Mount's Bay. Originally built in 1660, it was modernised in 1820 with a distinctive Georgian Gothic theme. It includes free Wi-Fi access for all guests, free on-site pa..

  • The Queens Hotel

    The Promenade GB - Penzance TR18 4HG

    Prix Prices from : 70 £

    Situated by Penzance beach, and 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre, The Queen's Hotel boasts a restaurant with views across Mount's Bay, St. Michael's Mount and Newlyn Harbour, free parking, and an on-site hair & beauty salon. Each room at The Que..

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Restaurants Penzance

  • Slipway Comfortable restaurant 

    Abbey St GB - Penzance TR18 4AR

    Start with drinks in the rustic bar then head to the stylish restaurant of this townhouse hotel. During the day, they serve small plates of world street food; at night, they offer modern British cuisine.

  • Bay Comfortable restaurant 

    Britons Hill GB - Penzance TR18 3AE

    All-day, brasserie-style hotel restaurant, with a small terrace overlooking the harbour. Wide-ranging menus display the odd Asian and Mediterranean influence; dinner is more adventurous. Local produce includes an all-Cornish cheese board.

  • Coldstreamer Traditional pubs serving food 

    GB - Gulval TR18 3BB

    Handsome pub in the heart of Gulval with a large bar and a bright dining room. Concise menus feature local, seasonal produce; cooking is clean, generous and modern, with more elaborate dishes in the evening. Popular wine dinners. Fresh, well-appointe..

  • 2 Fore Street Quite comfortable restaurant 

    2 Fore St GB - Mousehole TR19 6PF

    Bright, friendly, all-day café and bistro in a pretty harbourside setting; popular with locals and tourists alike. Menus are based on the best of the day's catch and feature simple, unfussy preparations. Brunch is a feature at weekends.

  • Victoria Inn Traditional pubs serving food 

    GB - Perranuthnoe TR20 9NP

    Characterful, pink-washed pub in the heart of the village, with a cosy, homely feel and a suntrap rear terrace. Ever-changing menus showcase local produce, including plenty of seafood from Newlyn; wholesome dishes are neatly presented and vibrantly f..

  • Tolcarne Inn Traditional pubs serving food 

    Tolcarne Pl GB - Newlyn TR18 5PR

    Unassuming 19C pub beside the sea wall. Inside it's narrow and cosy, with old beams, a wood burning stove and a long bar. The experienced chef offers appealing, flavoursome dishes which centre around fresh fish and shellfish that's been landed locall..

  • Harris's Comfortable restaurant 

    46 New St GB - Penzance TR18 2LZ

    Long-standing, split-level restaurant with a spiral staircase and an unusual Welsh black metal plate ceiling; run by a keen husband and wife. Classical cooking uses seasonal Cornish produce; try the steamed lobster when it's in season.

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