Destination guide

Travel to beautiful 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 vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Penzance a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Penzance

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

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

Where to stay around Penzance?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,928 vacation rentals near Penzance. From 709 Cottages to 740 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Penzance for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Penzance?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Penzance. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Penzance (PZC-Penzance Train Station): 2,673 vacation rentals
  • Penlee House Gallery and Museum: 2,646 vacation rentals
  • Market House: 2,652 vacation rentals
  • Penzance Station: 2,678 vacation rentals
  • Wharfside Shopping Centre: 2,669 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Penzance?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 709 Cottages in Penzance. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Penzance include:

  • Houses: 740 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 709 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 378 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Penzance?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 144 vacation rentals with pool available in Penzance. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.