Attractions in Penzance

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

  • Established by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in 1920, many studio potters have had their training here.

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

  • Bird hospital and sanctuary for sick and injured birds

  • 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 16th century Paul Parish Church is located in the village of Paul just outside of Mousehole

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

  • Indoor adventure centre with slides galore, ball pools, soft play area and quasar. Fun for kids of all ages. Restaurant, bar and cafe facilities.

  • Situated just away from the town centre, overlooking Bamaluz beach is St Ives town museum. The exhibitions and collections reflect the fishing, railway, tourism and mining that have defined the town.

  • 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.

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