Art galleries

There are numerous art galleries throughout the district and comprehensive lists are available from the

Tourist Information Centres.

Band concerts

West Pier, St. Ives, Tuesday to Friday. June to September.

Boat trips

To the Isles of Scilly from Penzance. Office: Quay Street. Penzance.

From Penzance harbour to St. Michael's Mount and along the coastline.

From St. Ives to Seal Island and around St. Ives.

Fishing boat trips also available. See boards in local harbours.


Western Promenade, Penzance.

Penlee, Bolitho Gardens, Penzance.

The Belyars, St. Ives.

Porthmeor, St. Ives. (Indoor)

West Cornwall Leisure and Bowling Club Queensway, Hayle.


The Savoy, Causewayhead, Penzance

The Royal, Royal Square, St. Ives

Craft Markets

Workshops open to view and sales of pottery, silver, enamels, jewellery, leatherwork. woodwork, weaving, framing, spinning and woolcraft etc. at: The Sloop, St. Ives.

The Harbour Craft, St. Ives.

The Barbican, Wharf Road, Penzance. The Glass Gallery, St. Erth. Gem and Jewellery Workshop, Pendeen.  Hide and Seek. Pendeen

Langsworthy Glassblowers, Sennen. Roy Hewson woodcarver, St. Erth. Pendeen Crafts, Pendeen.

Buchanan Gallery, Halsetown, near St. Ives.

Cripplesease Crafts, Nancledra, near  Penzance.

Car Parks

Ayr Playing Field; Barnoon; Chy-an-Gweal, Carbis Bay: Coach Park; Island and Porthgwidden Park and Ride, Lelant; Porthmeor: Porthrepta; The Sloop; BR station: Trenwith: Hayle Foundry: Commercial Road. Hayle.

Gardens & parks

Morrab Gardens situated in the centre of Penzance and near the sea front. are about three acres in extent.

Penlee Memorial Gardens and Museum, Penzance. 15 acres of parkland, with tennis courts, children's playgrounds, adventure park, football field and open-air theatre. Bolitho Gardens run parallel with the seashore between Penzance and Newlyn. St. Anthony Gardens overlook the Jubilee Bathing Pool, Penzance and their underlying theme is strength and resistance to the sea.

Trengwainton Garden, Penzance. Large shrub garden with a stream and view over Mounts Bay.

Chy-an-Gweal, Carbis Bay. Trees, shrubs and flower beds, with superb views to Godrevy and the north coast.

Memorial Gardens, St. Ives. War memorial and gardens with shrubs and summer bedding. A spectacular floral feature to the town of St. Ives.

Malakoff, St. Ives. Raised beds and a boat filled with flowers.

Trewyn Gardens. St. Ives. Shrub and flower garden in the centre of Si. Ives.

Horse riding

Old Mill Stables, Lelant Downs

Penhalwyn Trekking

 Centre, Halsetown

Tregurtha Downs Riding School, Goldsithney.

Leisure & sports centres

St Ives, Leisure and Squash Club, The Stennack, St. Ives

Community Hall, Sennen. West Cornwall Leisure and Bowling Club. 62 Queensway. Hayle


St. Ives Library, Gabriel Street, St. Ives

Penzance Library. Morrab Road. Penzance  

Hayle Library. Commercial Road, Hayle

St. Just Library, Lafrowda Close, St. Just

Leisure & sports centres

St Ives, Leisure and Squash Club, The Stennack, St. Ives

Community Hall, Sennen. West Cornwall Leisure and Bowling Club. 62 Queensway. Hayle


Pendeen Watch toff B3306). Open in good  weather.

Bishop Lighthouse. 1858. Isles of Scilly. Two white flashes every minute. Longships Lighthouse. 1795. One mile off Land's End. Flashing white/red every ten seconds.

Tater-Dhu Lighthouse. 1965. Near Lamoma. Three white flashes every 15 seconds.

Godrevy Lighthouse off Godrevy Point Hayle. Flashing white/red every ten seconds.

Seven Stones Light Vessel off Land's End  on Seven Stones Reef. Trinity House National Lighthouse Centre.

Museums & Exhibitions

Barbara Hepworth Museum. Studio and garden of the world-famous sculptress Barnoon Hill. St. Ives. Land's End. Two unique exhibitions ‘Man Against the Sea' and 'The Spirit of Cornwall' plus the Last Labyrinth and lots more. National Lighthouse Centre. Wharf Road.  Penzance. Nautical Museum and Man O'War Display

sunken treasure. Chapel Street. Penzance. Marazion Museum. Town Hall, Marazion. History of Marazion, one of the oldest charter towns in the country, and wheelwright section.

Geevor Heritage Centre. Pendeen. Levant Mine, Trewellard.

Penzance and District Museum and Art Gallery. Morrab Road. Penzance. Archaeology, natural history, fine and decorative arts and local history.

St. Ives Museum, Wheal Dream, St. Ives. Industrial archaeology and maritime history, fishing, art and photography. Audiovisual display.

Wayside Folk Museum and Mill. Zennor, just off St. lees-St. Just road (B3306).

Park & ride

Park and ride from Lelant Station. Enjoy the three mile journey by the frequent train service along one of the county's most scenic lines. Arrive in St. Ives within minutes walk of beaches, town centre and harbour. Fare includes parking and return fare for up to five people.

Pitch & putt / putting greens

St. Erth: Chennalls Road. (Pitch and Putt).

Penzance: Alexandra Gardens. Also crazy golf and mini cars. Bedford Bolitho Gardens, promenade.

St. Ives: Porthmeor West and Porthminster beach.

Hayle: Recreation Ground (by A30).


Penzance Sailing Club, Club House, Albert Pier.

Mounts Bay Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, Godolphin Steps, Marazion.

St. Ives Sailing Club, Sloop car park, St. Ives.

Tennis courts

Penzance: Penlee Park. Alexandra Road and Bedford Bolitho Gardens, the promenade.

Hayle: Recreation Ground (by A30).

St. Ives: Tregenna Hotel and at Porthminster beach (near railway station).


Toilets can be found throughout the district at:

St. Ives: Dove Street; Gabriel Street; Sloop car park; Smeatons Pier; The Island; Porthmeor beach west and central: West Pier, Station Portaloos, Porthminster beach; Barnoon car park; coach park; Trenwith car park.

Hayle: Foundry Square, St. Elwyna, Commercial Road; Commercial Road car park; Recreation Ground; Hayle Towans; Memorial Walk. Penzance: Wherrytown car park/playground; promenade (by casino); South Pier; Jennings Street; Morrab Gardens; Penalverne (St. John's Hall); Clarence Street (top); Station forecourt. Marazion Square; Folly Field recreation ground; Station car park; Long Rock beach. Levant: Portaloos, Park and Ride.

Tourist Information Centres

Station Approach, Penzance

The Guildhall, St. Ives.