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Activities & Attractions

West Cornwall has an abundance of sub-tropical gardens and a rich heritage of iconic visitor attractions.

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Art Gallery

Tate St Ives

Seasonal exhibitions of international modern and contemporary art

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Activites

Newlyn Art School

A dynamic and innovative art school situated in the heart of Newlyn's famous artistic colony

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Attraction

Trengwainton Gardens

25 acres of sub-tropical plants, just outside of Penzance - National Trust

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Attraction

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Global communications running right beneath your feet

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Activity

South West Coast Path

Explore 'The Wild West Coast' from Mount's Bay to St Ives

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Attraction

Barbara Hepworth Museum

The largest group of Hepworth's works permanently on display at Trewyn Studio

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Attraction

Tremenhere Sculpture Garden

22 acre exotic and sub-tropical garden with vistas over Mount's Bay

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Attraction

The Minack Theatre

Open air performances in a granite amphitheatre

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Beaches

A unique and magical coastline full of surf schools, rock-pooling hot spots and miles of sandy beaches for safe swimming.

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Beach

Porthgwarra

Small cove - swimming and rockpooling

Beach

Perranuthnoe

A locals favourite - sheltered swimming spot with clifftop cafe

Beach

Godrevy

Expansive views across the bay to St Ives and Godrevy lighthouse - a vast sandy beach

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Beach

Gwithian

A popular beach for surfers all year round

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Beach

Marazion

Huge sandy beach - kitesurfing, swimming and a beachside inn

Beach

Nanjizal

No vehicle access - a lovely walk and clamber down to the sea

Beach

Porthcurno

2 miles away. Large sandy cove - swimming and cafe

Beach

Sennen

Stretch of golden sands - swimming, surf school and cafes

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Eating & Drinking

From fine dining to quirky beach cafes, West Cornwall champions the county's use of seafood and fresh produce.

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Restaurant

The Shore, Penzance

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Restaurant

2 Fore Street, Mousehole

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Inns

The Victoria Inn, Perranuthnoe

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Inns

The Old Coastguard, Mousehole

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Inns

Gurnard’s Head, Zennor

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Inns

The Logan Rock Inn, Treen

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Restaurant

Ben’s Cornish Kitchen, Marazion

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Inns

The Godolphin Arms, Marazion

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Local Produce and Shopping

Sample the county's best local produce from fresh fish and home-baked bread to the finest Cornish pasties and cream teas.

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Local Produce

Stevenson Fish Newlyn

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Local Produce

Ian Lentern Butchers

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Local Produce

Baker Tom’s

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Local Produce

Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard

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West Cornwall Events 2018

A calendar of events and festivals in 2018

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January, March & April

International Musicians Seminar

Brings together many of the finest musicians from around the globe to explore the rich tapestry of chamber music in the inspiring landscape of West Cornwall.

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February

St Ives Feast

An ancient tradition that celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD.

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March

West Cornwall Spring Show

Taking place at the beginning of March, this is the earliest and first flower show in the country, showcasing horticultural excellence within Penwith.

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March

St Piran’s Day Celebrations

Celebrate the Patron Saint of the county, St Piran, throughout Cornwall from the 3rd - 5th March with live entertainment, parades and, pasties!

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June

Royal Cornwall Show

A celebration of rural life and Cornwall's largest event, with livestock judging, exhibitions, entertainment, trade and much more.

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July

Stithians Agriculture Show

Visit Cornwall's largest one day agricultural show, exhibiting a range of livestock, entertainment, an arts, crafts and cookery section, as well as a 'Taste of Cornwall' marquee.

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