Local information

St Michael's Mount

St Michael’s Mount is a small island located off the south coast of Cornwall. It is connected to the mainland by a man-made causeway, which can be crossed only at low tide.

Mousehole Harbour

Mousehole has a rich fishing heritage and was once known as Porth Enys, meaning ‘port of the island’.

Porthcurno Beach

Described by some as being a paradise, Porthcurno Beach, located in the far west of Cornwall has won many awards.

Sightseeing in and around Penzance

There are numerous activities available to visitors in West Cornwall. As well as the beautiful beaches, cliff paths for walking and rugged countryside, there are historical buildings, theatres, galleries, tourist attractions and ancient sites to visit.

Events take place throughout the year in Cornwall, and there is a wide variety of attractions which you might want to visit.


Events in West Cornwall

For dates and other information about the numerous events & festivals in Cornwall during the year, please see websites for:

Visit Cornwall events & attractions

Penzance events and information

Theatres / Cinemas / Museums / Galleries

Acorn Theatre

Minack Theatre

Penzance Cinema (Savoy) 

Newlyn Cinema

Penlee Museum and Gallery

Newlyn Art Gallery

Tate St.Ives

Tourist Attractions

You will find a selectin of leaflets in the foyer of the Guest House, advertising some of the main local attractions, including:

St,Michael’s Mount

Lands End

Eden Project

Geevor Tin Mine

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Chysauster Bronze Age Village