Destination guide

Travel to scenic Penzance

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Penzance. Well known for its fishing, seaside and sailing, this scenic city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Penzance

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Penzance a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Trewidden Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Tanglewood Wild Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Jubilee Pool (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Men Scryfa (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Marazion Marsh (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Greeb Farm (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Penzance

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Penzance is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Land's End (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Trengwainton Garden (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Lamorna Cove (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Tremenheere Sculpture Garden (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Logan Rock (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • St. Michael's Mount (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Penzance

Fly into Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), the closest airport, located 34.7 mi (55.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Penzance Station.

Where to stay near Penzance?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,913 holiday rentals near Penzance. From 704 Cottages to 738 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Penzance for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Penzance?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Penzance. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Penzance (PZC-Penzance Train Station): 2,696 holiday rentals
  • Wharfside Shopping Centre: 2,697 holiday rentals
  • Trereife House: 2,562 holiday rentals
  • Morrab Library: 2,678 holiday rentals
  • Market House: 2,682 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Penzance listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Penzance?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 704 Cottages in Penzance. Our other popular types of Penzance holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 738 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 704 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 376 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Penzance?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 133 holiday homes with pool available in Penzance. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.