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The Guardian – Plastic Free Penzance

Being ‘plastic-free’ is not just good for the environment, it’s becoming a draw for tourists looking for inspiration for a sustainable lifestyle Penzance was the UK’s first plastic-free town and continues to lead the way. Photograph: Jim Wileman/The Guardian ‘The oceans, seemingly limitless, invoke in us a sense of awe and wonder…” says David Attenborough’s […]

Over 50’s Friday Friends

Friday Friends meet every Friday except Bank Holiday at Hanover Housing Penzance, we meet between 1000 – 1200 and each week there is something new and different to either listen to, participate with or discuss, but the most important thing is to come along and have some fun. All over 50’s are welcome to drop […]

Connecting Penzance – Making Penzance Loneliness Free

Active Plus are really excited to be part of the drive to make Penzance loneliness free. Our Wounded, Injured and Sick military veterans will be working alongside organisations, groups and business in the town to make sure that nobody feels left out and that everyone knows what’s going on! Through Connecting Penzance you’ll be able […]

Cornish Pirates – Get Set To Go

The Cornish Pirates are delighted to continue their involvement in Phase One of ‘Get Set To Go’ – carrying on the successful programme from last year. The ‘Get Set To Go’ initiative helps improve mental and physical wellbeing. The sessions are currently delivered at Penzance Leisure Centre, using a wide range of various sports to support self-esteem and wellness – for example,  kwik cricket, indoor hockey, […]

Penzance Town Map

The Penzance & District Tourism Association has produced a Town Map covering the 2019 season There are new additions such as updated locations of the Public and Community Toilets – please note that those shops that provide Community Toilets receive an incentive to do so and as such do not mind if people use the […]

Twin Room in Penzance

Recently renovated beautiful top floor Twin now available Woodstock has recently made available a beautiful top floor Twin Room that has all the features of a normal double room but accommodates two single beds and a separate lounge area The layout is set into three rooms so there is a sleeping room, lounge room and […]

Woodstock Guesthouse – plastic-free champions

Plastic Free Champion #49 Woodstock Guesthouse, Penzance Name: Jon & Nikki Matthews, owners Actions To Date: • Glass carafes and glasses for water • Refill jams/marmalade in small glass jars • Butter knobs on dishes • Refill jars of breakfast cereal • Milk in jugs and flasks • Coffee and tea in glass jars • […]

Marine Discovery Penzance

Marine Discovery Penzance you give so many people an unbelievable time with your tours and today karma returns the favour. You totally deserve this fine weather for all your hard work.

The Old Coastguard

The Old Coastguard is a small seaside hotel at the edge of the iconic Cornish harbour of Mousehole.  Run by brothers Charles & Edmund Inkin, it sits immediately above the sea, with a palm lined garden running down towards the rocks. It has 14 bedrooms, nearly all looking out over glistening inland waters, with views to St. Michael’s […]

Ship Ashore opens for business

Come and listen to tales of Cornwall’s sunken treasure… Roland Morris a marine salvor among many other things, once said ‘in order to find sunken treasure one has to start with a chart, preferably one made of old leather, soaked in oil’ and, by thunder, he found one as a young teenager in the 1920’s. […]