The Lands End Peninsular is well known for ancient stones and monuments which are scattered all over the local moorland area with a historic trail starting at Pendeen.
St Just – Centre of the old mining district with several art galleries.
Zennor – an unspoilt village on the road to St. Ives with a small local history museum, granite church and pub.
St Ives, with the famous Tate Gallery and the Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, is a very popular artist colony with a beautiful harbour and beaches.
Lands End is much commercialised now but worth a visit – some interesting displays and spectacular cliff top scenery. There are firework displays every Tuesday and Thursday evenings in August.
St Michael’s Mount – Home of Lord St Levan. Visit the mount by foot at low tide and by ferry boats at high tide.
The famous Minack Theatre at Porthcurno is not far and there are performances there from Easter until September. It is also open every day for the museum and coffee shop. The beach there is fabulous.
Mousehole – Picturesque fishing village with good pubs and restaurants.
Lamorna Cove – small fishing cove, The Wink Pub and cove café.
Porthgwarra – a small fishing cove between Porthcurno and Lands End. Have a cup of tea, a sandwich and a cake at Mary’s hut.
Scilly Isles – Scillonian ferry from Penzance harbour, Helicopter from Penzance or the Sky Bus from Lands End airport.
Portheras Cove – our lovely unspoilt sandy local beach. Dogs are allowed on the beach all year round.
Sennen Cove – beautiful surfing beach with lifeboat station, Roundhouse Gallery and Craft Shop, beach restaurant, cafes, surf shot and surf school. Parking at harbour car park, beach car park or cliff top car park.
Porthcurno - long beach beside the Minack Theatre and accessed from a large car park or by foot from the Coastal Path.
Pednvounder – spectacular beach next to Porthcurno, accessed from the Coastal Path at Treen and with a steep walk down and a 20 ft scramble at the base – be careful with very young children!