Best Things to See & Do in Marazion

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  • Island castle set in the middle of Mount's Bay, just off the coast of Marazion. The Mount is now managed by the National Trust but remains the home of St Aubyn family.

  • Prussia Cove

    The path leaves Penzance from the seaward side of the train station, at the bottom of Market Jew Street. A paved footway is sandwiched between the railway line and the sea, although at low tide it is possible to walk along...

  • Tremenheere arid gardens

    The Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens are probably the newest addition to Cornwall's tradition of great gardens. Only opened in 2012 the gardens have already become an established fixture on the itinerary of green-fingered visitors...

  • Grey Heron, little Egret

    Marazion Marsh is the most southerly RSPB reserve in the UK, famous for Aquatic Warblers (of which more than 170 have been spotted on the site) and, more recently, the presence of rare Bittern, for which the EU has granted the site SPA (Special...

  • Home to a permanent collection of Newlyn School paintings and an exhibition detailing the history of Penzance

  • Located in Madron near Penzance. Woodland garden with views over Mounts Bay. Exotic trees and shrubs including tree ferns create a prehistoric feel

  • Paradise Park - Hayle

    Paradise Park carries out conservation work on native UK species, including the Cornish Chough, Otters, Owls, and Red Squirrels.
    It is also home to rare and endangered parrots, and is an excellent and informative day out for any family.

  • St Michael's Mount Rainbow

    St Michael's Way is a 12.5 mile walking route between Lelant, near St Ives, and St Michael's Mount, near Penzance. Due to its historical significance St Michael's Way is the only footpath in Britain that is part of a...

  • Historic Chapel Street - Penzance

    The oldest part of Penzance is the quay. From here it extended up what is now Chapel Street which is rich in history and contains an eclectic mix of buildings and businesses. Most of the street dates back to the mid 18th...

  • Golowan Devil

    In the Cornish language, Golowan (or Goluan or Gol-Jowan) means the Feast of St John and it is on St John’s eve, the 23rd of June, that the festivities begin for this revived tradition in Penzance. (The patron saint of the town, the town hall is...

  • Morrab Gardens. Sup-tropical garendens located between Penzance's town centre and promenade

  • Newlyn Art Gallery

    Public art gallery featuring contemporary art. Located on the edge of Newlyn Green, overlooking the sea, the gallery take full advantage of its position with the recent addition of a glass pavilion.

  • The Exchange Gallery - Penzance

    Contemporary art gallery showcasing the very best of national and international contemporary art. The converted telephone exchange also has a cafe and education space

  • Chysauster
    Some say that Chysauster's eight stone dwellings represent the earliest identifiable village street in England. The dwellings, which have been called 'courtyard houses', were probably built and occupied between 100BC and 400AD by...
  • Secret Coves of North Cliffs

    This is a stretch of around 18 miles that takes in Godrevy and the great curve of St Ives Bay. The heather-clad remoteness of North Cliffs is followed by the extensive dunes of Gwithian Towans as the path slowly leads you to the attractive and...

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