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Things to do around Marazion, Penzance and west Cornwall

West Cornwall is well known for its dramatic coastline, traditional fishing villages, long stretches of golden sand, fabulous seafood, contemporary art galleries, sub-tropical gardens and Bronze Age formations of standing stones.

Amble along the clifftops of the Penwith peninsula with its spectacular scenery, guided by the South West Coast Path. Discover the wildlife that flourishes in this unique location, as well as the historic mining settlements that silhouette the landscape.

Explore Cornwall’s best tourist attractions

Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims across the ancient causeway towards St Michael’s Mount at low tide and discover the coastal garden and iconic castle. Enjoy a performance at the open-air, cliffside Minack Theatre, overlooking Porthcurno Beach. Visit the fishing village of Newlyn, famous for its artists’ colony and home to the Newlyn School of Art, where you may be inspired to paint the colours of the coast in oils or acrylics.

Revel in the various events throughout the year, from food festivals and craft fairs to week-long celebrations centred around the arts.

Whenever you visit the area, there is always something new and exciting to see and do.