Local area – things to do and see in and around Penzance

Out & About without the Car
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. Penzance 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 www.travelinesw.com

National Rail – Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Enchanting gardens of Cornwall

Gardens of CornwallCornwall 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. […]
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Geevor Tin Mine

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. […]
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The Eden Project

The Eden Project 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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Penlee House Gallery & Museum

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. […]
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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. visit www.swcp.org.uk […]
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Location of Warwick House

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. […]
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