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Highlights in Penzance
- Amazing historic port
- Beautiful waters
- Unique pubs
- Breath-taking sea landscapes
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Cottages in Penzance
If you're looking for a relaxing place with great food and a variety of attractions to explore, you should head to the coast of Cornwall, specifically in the west, in the town of Penzance. In this splendid city, you will find cosy cottages on the coast, Newlyn Harbour and near the Bay Mountains that will make your stay the best of all. Breathtaking scenery combining crystal clear waters with lush green mountains and legendary historical sites are some of the things you will find here, as well as a variety of activities to do.Traditional renovated cottages with sauna
From large cottages for families to small comfortable ones for couples, you will find traditional facades with stone walls and renovated interiors with elegant modern kitchens with a good range of appliances, tiled showers and wood cookers. As well as including all the services, you will find incredible terraces with sea views, gardens for the children to jump and run around and relaxing saunas for you and your partner to unwind. The best comfort for you and your family to have the best holiday ever.
Travellers and activities
If you are a nature lover, Penzance offers you the best green places on the coast. Like the great Morrab Gardens, located in the centre of the city. An oasis that stretches from the heart of the city to the sea, with rare exotic subtropical plants like the Cornish palm, banana plants, tree ferns and the Japanese bitter orange. In addition to this beautiful garden, Penzance also has a 15-acre garden called Trengwainton Garden. The site has over 300 camellias and magnolias as well as magnificent shrubs and rhododendrons and other unusual plants. You can also enjoy a tea room where you can order Cornish tea creams and other excellent local products.Penzance for couples
For couples, the city has the best places for romantic getaways. One of the best options is Long Rock Beach located in Mount's Bay. It's a perfect place to have a picnic with your partner and enjoy the sea breeze, as well as the view of the majestic Mount St Michael's. Another excellent option is the Minack Theatre, where both of you will be able to experience a unique performance under the stars in front of the Atlantic Ocean. Built on a cliff, the theatre offers dramatic performances, operas and musicals to make your time here fun. And to finish the day, the Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar offers delicious seafood that you won't want to miss.
Penzance has one of the few remaining independent libraries in the UK, The Morrab Library, located in Morrab Gardens. It has 70,000 books that go from the floor to the ceiling.
Top 7 travel tips in Penzance
Live a unique experience with a walk to Monte San Miguel on the Marazion coast, only 6 minutes away from Penzance. To reach the mountain you will have to walk along the road that opens up at low tide. While the tide is high you will remain on the island until it comes down again. But don't worry, at the port, you'll find a variety of shops where you can eat until the road is available again. You can also visit the incredible medieval castle on the picturesque island. Although the castle is not the only attraction on the island, its exotic gardens are also something to see. During the summer there are tours of the garden which include a buffet on the Velero del Monte.2. Visit the Penlee House Museum
Located in Penlee Memorial Park, this gallery and museum contains important collections of artwork from the Newlyn School and exhibitions about West Cornwall and its people. You will see examples of architectural artefacts and later 20th century paintings by artists such as Charles Simpson, Harold Harvey, Lamorna Birch and Ernest Procter. The place also has a café called The Orangery Café located on a sunny terrace where you can eat a light lunch, tasty homemade cakes and have a nice coffee in the morning or tea in the afternoon if you prefer.3. Cross the centre of Penzance through distinctive Chapel Street
. Surrounded by beautiful houses, galleries, restaurants and boutiques, Chapel Street it's the perfect place to start exploring the heart of this unique maritime city. On the east side you will see the tower of the St Mary's Church. On the west you will observe a house with a unique facade in Penzance, the Egyptian House. Also during your walk on the west side you will find the Blacks Dining Room & Bar where you can enjoy one of their most recommended cocktails containing Italian Galliano liqueur or if you prefer something more classic, they also have delicious mojitos, margaritas and martinis. Without a doubt, this is a walk in which you will discover hidden gems of Penzance.4. Swim in the iconic Jubilee pool
If you want to swim in a quieter place that doesn't have waves, you have to go to the Jubilee pool at the eastern end of Penzance. The pool has a distinctive triangular shape and an art deco style. It is the longest pool in the UK and has multi-level platforms where you can sunbathe. The water comes directly from the sea as it is located next to the beach. It is an ideal place to go swimming with the children on a hot sunny day. The swimming pool, as well as most of the tourist attractions in Penzance, has a café where you can eat with a view of the mountains of the bay.5. Attend the summer solstice celebration
Celebrate with the locals the Golowan festival (in Cornish it means the Feast of St. John). Golowan is a vibrant pagan Celtic festival that begins on June 23rd that includes the snake dance, fireworks and a fair on the Penzance quay. During the celebration the streets are decorated with colourful flags that give the city a bright tone as the inhabitants walk through the streets to the sea where an amazing fireworks display signals the beginning of the festivities. Then the next day the festivities continue with the Labyrinth Day, where children from local schools parade in themed costumes in the procession. Finally, on Sundays, there is a calmer atmosphere with food stands on the quay. It's a fun celebration that can't be left out of your list of things to do in Penzance.6. Enjoy an ice cream at Willy Wallers Ice Cream Factory
Recommended by all locals and travellers, the Willy Wallers Ice Cream Factory is a controversial spot in the city that you can't miss. Here you will find over 32 flavours of the finest quality fresh ice cream prepared from the finest milk and fruit from the Cornish coast. The menu also includes high quality vegan sorbets, smoothies and delicious milkshakes for you to enjoy after visiting the sights with the kids.7. Discover Eureka Escape
Visit Eureka Escape and have fun trying to get out of the interactive escape rooms. The attraction offers you three different themed rooms that will guarantee you an experience you will never forget. You'll race against time trying to find codes and clues hidden in the room to try and figure out how to get out of it. You'll have to use logic and communication to get you and your team to the finish line. It's an exciting and amazing activity to have fun with family or friends during the holidays.
FAQs: Cottages in Penzance
In terms of the facilities you can find on Holidu, it appears that the cottages in Penzance offer everything that travellers desire! Here, the cottages generally have a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (96%), garden (65%), and view (30%)...Not bad, right?
On average, the cottages have rather positive comments. According to the Holidu data, 33% of cottages have a rating equivalent to or higher than 4.5 stars. A percentage quite high which allows us to confirm that you will without a doubt find the ideal cottage for a wonderful holiday!
Judging by the Holidu data, 15% of cottages in Penzance are suitable for holidays with children, it will therefore be easy to find the perfect cottage for you and your family.
Of course! In Penzance, 52% of the cottages are pet-friendly, 65% also have a garden!
Yes! According to the data collected last year, 96% of cottages in Penzance have an internet connection. This means that you will be able to stay connected during your stay!
A high percentage of cottages in Penzance (87%) are less than £100 per night. This is the ideal destination for booking a cheap cottage!
Good news! According to last year's data, many cottages in Penzance have a fireplace. It is the ideal destination for winter hibernating!
According to the data collected last year by Holidu, 80% of cottages are made for up to four travellers. Approximately 85% of the cottages here have at least two separate bedrooms. Penzance is the perfect destination for going in a small group on holiday!