Best Things to See & Do in Marazion


  • 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...

  • Located on the outskirts of Penzance Trewidden is reknowned for it's collection of camellias and exotic shrubs

  • Newlyn Fish Festival

    Every August Bank Holiday Monday the fishing port of Newlyn hosts its own lively Fish Festival, celebrating all things fish. There are local arts and crafts on offer, along with demonstrations of live cookery, musical and theatre events, children...

  • Established in 1990, the museum has an elaborate collection of lighthouse equipment that helps to tell the story of how an organization, Trinity House, has built and maintained lights around the coast of England and Wales for over 400 years.

  • National Trust owned Tudor and Stuart Grade 1 mansion complete with Elizabethan stables.
    Surrounded by formal gardens (c.1500), orchards, bluebell woods and extensive estate.

  • The Egyptian House

    Located 50 or so metres from the top of Chapel Street is the Egyptian House (Nos 6-7). It's perhaps one of Cornwall's most flamboyant examples of architecture with it's ornate facade of lotus columns and stylized cornices....

  • Lanyon Quoit
    Situated in largely unpopulated and treeless Cornish landscape between Madron and Morvah, Lanyon Quoit, along with other Cornish dolmens, dates back to the Neolithic period (3500-2500BC), predating both the pyramids in Egypt and metal...
  • Montol

    Montol, which means 'winter solstice' in Cornish, is a recently-revived ancient festival that takes place every year in Penzance. The ritual heart of the festival, which has been likened to a Venetian Masquerade, is the huge '...
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting

    Outdoor karting track located just outside Hayle.

  • Mulfra Quoit Sun

    The Neolithic Mulfra Quoit sits high on the West Cornwall moors with wide reaching views over the landscape and sea. It is similar in structure to nearby Chûn Quoit but less well preserved. 

    The quoit is a typical...

  • Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital

    Bird hospital and sanctuary for sick and injured birds

  • Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden

    The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden features works in bronze, stone and wood in addition to paintings, drawings and other archive material

  • Zennor Quoit

    Located about a mile south of Zennor on the high, flat Amalveor Downs is the substantial Zennor Quoit, a fine example of a portal dolmen. The sketch below was made by the renown antiquarian William Borlase in 1769 an the...

  • Country Skittles bowling

    Great venue for a family outing. We've got 4 skittle (bowling) alleys, lots of games, air hockey, shooting gallery, a restaurant serving delicious home-cooked foods, bar and lots more.

  • Madron Well
    Down a muddy path lined with blackthorn and hawthorn just north of the village of Madron, lies Madron Well which has long been revered for its magical and healing powers as well as its supply of water to the local community. Even...