Evening entertainment rarely comes more scenic than the Minack Theatre. Nestled into the granite cliffs this open-air theatre looks out onto the Atlantic below.

Experience the musicals and opera with a picnic and a blanket at this historical site, it will be an evening you won’t forget.

The Minack Theatre, Penzance, TR19 6JU

t: 01736 810181


Between Land’s end and Penzance, tucked into a cove surrounded by rocky, green headland you will find the turquoise oasis of Porthcurno. The soft, white sand and glittering aqua sea is not dissimilar to the beaches found south in the Med.

Paddle in the sea or take a walk above the beach to fully experience its splendour. Afterwards, enjoy a light bite, hot drink or something sweet at the newly reonvated Porthcurno beach café.

Porthcurno Beach, Porthcurno, TR19 6JX


For those seeking a bit of intriguing cultural history, go, by boat, to the tidal island of St Michael’s Mount.

Tread medieval pathways, climb the cobbled causeway to the castle, explore the sub-tropical gardens or discover the rich history of this momentous island and its inhabitants.

St Michaels Mount, Marazion, TR17 OHS

t: 01736 710265


Newlyn Tolcarne

Beach Dogs allowed year round: OS grid ref. SW 4672 2827. A short10 minute walk from Harbour Moon along the coast. Mainly pebble beach with a little sand, immediately below Newlyn Green, and close to Newlyn Orion Gallery

Long Rock Beach

Dogs allowed year round: OS grid ref. SW 4976 3117. A safe family beach with sand and pebbles. Favoured with Penzance locals as it is the most easily accessible stretch of sandy beach from town. Swimming here is particularly safe as it takes a lot of walking to get into even waist deep water. Located overlooking the famous St Michael`s mount. Parking available in Longrock car park right by the beach.