So you are travelling to Cornwall to sail with us. Maybe you would like to make a holiday out of your visit or you are looking for something for the rest of the family to do while you are sailing.
Well, you are coming to the right place!
Not only is Penzance one of the best sailing locations in the UK but it is set into the beautiful backdrop of the Cornish Countryside with numerous tourist attractions within easy reach.
Here are some of the highlights.
Penzance Sailing Club is located just 5 minutes walk from the centre of Penzance. Penzance online.
There are a number of small food shops in the town centre within an easy walk of our clubhouse. Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco supermarkets are also within 5 minutes drive, these are located at the eastern entrance to Penzance.
The world-famous Land’s End (most westerly point in mainland UK) is 10 miles west of Penzance with panoramic views out to sea and indoor attractions for all the family. Lands End.
Isles of Scilly
St Michael’s Mount
Sailing in Mounts Bay you can’t miss St Michael’s Mount (an Island 2 miles East of Penzance). Run by the National Trust it is accessed by Causeway at Low Tide or Ferry Boat at other times. St Michael’s Mount.
8 Miles from Penzance and on the north Cornish Coast you come to the Town of St Ives famous for its artists and the Tate Gallery on the seafront. Tate Gallery.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall
Based on the waterfront in Falmouth, the museum opened in 2003 charts of the history of sea travel as well as housing many famous crafts. NMMC.
Less than an hours drive from Penzance is the famous Eden Project which aims to educate visitors on the Natural World. Eden Project.
Of course, if you don’t want to pay for a day out, West Cornwall is covered in Moorland and there is also the Southwest Coast Path.
And plenty more too…
To find out more about visiting Cornwall go to the Cornwall Tourist Board websites.