The Area

Marazion and St Michael's Mount

Stroll down to Marazion, one of the oldest chartered towns in the UK and visit the numerous galleries, pubs, cafes and shops.
Visit St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall’s famous fairytale island and castle.
Follow the footsteps of the pilgrims across the causeway or take a ferry boat to the island where you can discover a castle full of myths and legends, fabulous sub-tropical gardens and a real working island community.
From Marazion walk inland to the marshes where unusual birds nest and hike 12.5 miles across the Penwith peninsula along the stunning St Michael’s Way.

From Marazion to Penzance and onwards

Take a drive along the seafront of Mounts Bay towards Mousehole.
Pass through Penzance and take a peek and a dip in Jubilee pool. Follow the promenade and pick up some fresh fish from Newlyn harbour and check out what’s showing at the Film House.
Wander around Mousehole harbour, see what the galleries have to offer and  take a walk along the picturesque coast path to Lamorna.

Geevor Tin Mine and Pendeen

Discover the coast path from St Ives to Penzance. Enjoy the Cornish Mining heritage, visit St Just & Geevor Tin Mine in Pendeen with its fabulous museum in the most atmospheric rugged landscape. This is where our great-grandfather was managing director and our grandmother and mother grew up!
Walk along the cliffs and visit our mum’s favourite beaches; Boat cove and Portherras near Pendeen lighthouse.

Gwithian and Godrevey

The golden sands of Gwithian beckon you towards Godrevey lighthouse for surfing and kitesurfing.
Walk along the wild cliffs and spy on the seals in their natural habitat.
Miles of cliffs and stunning beaches, follow the Atlantic coastline and get a thrill looking down on Hell’s Mouth.

From Bosworgy Bay towards Porthleven

Follow the coast path to Perranuthnoe and Prussia Cove to discover hidden coves and Cudden Point.
If you take the car, drive to Rinsey Cove and the cliffs along the coastline towards Porthleven, a stunning view around every corner.
Stop off at the various villages and towns and take in the wild beauty surrounding you.

St Ives

Take the panoramic train journey from St Erth to St Ives. 
Visit Tate St Ives, Leach Pottery and numerous galleries and stunning beaches.
Sign up to art courses at the St Ives School of Painting or try the surf school in the most picturesque setting.

Sennen, Lands End and Porthcurno

Drive from Sennen to Porthcurno, passing all the little villages in between including Land’s End and the Minack Theatre.
Walkers can park the car at Sennen Cove and walk the coast path for breathtaking views off the beaten track.

Lanyon Quoit, Men an Tol and Morvah

For a mystic moment, tie a ribbon at Madron wishing well and head to see the ancient monument of Lanyon Quoit and look across to Ding Dong mine on the moorland.
Then walk to Men an Tol for a Bronze age experience after which drive to meet the Atlantic coast road to Morvah.
Explore the numerous standing stones and stone circles throughout the peninsula.


There is a long list of National Trust gardens to choose from, each with its particular charm.
Reach the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project in just over an hour.
Explore the local wonders like Trengwainton Gardens and Godolphin House, or venture towards Falmouth and Truro and you’ll find Glendurgan and Trebah amongst others.

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Admire Mounts Bay from a different angle and get inspired by nature and art in magical Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens. A fabulous place positioned in a sheltered valley with woodland and streams creating a backdrop to sub-tropical plants and contemporary art installations.
Savour delicious, freshly prepared, homemade food served all day in the ‘Tremenheere Kitchen’ and visit the newly built gallery.
Don’t forget to check what interesting events are taking place.