Conveniently located on the brink of Cornwall’s wild western peninsula and at the end of the railway service from London Paddington, Penzance boasts a lofty, bohemian charm overlooking the beauty of Mounts Bay. With its art deco lido, busy harbour and a burgeoning art and food scene, there is plenty to do both on land and on the water. Stroll along the Victorian promenade, set sail to the Isles of Scilly or sit back and enjoy the scenery over a Michelin–starred meal. Nudging Newlyn – home of Cornwall’s largest fishing fleet and some of the country's best seafood, whether you dine in the hands of celeb chef Ben Tunnicliffe or enjoy takeaway fish and chips on the seafront. From the convenient location it is easy access to St Ives and Carbis Bay or head further west to Sennen and Mousehole. Cornish Gems offers a variety of properties in and around these areas, start your search below.
A beautiful Cornish cottage right on the sea front in the heart of characterful Mousehole
Prices from £859 for 7 nights
(£61 PP PN)
A stunning converted dairy created with luxury in mind.
Prices from £1149 for 7 nights
(£27 PP PN)