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Watersports in Penzance

Overview

Marazion and Gwithian have regular events for both Kite and Wind Surfing. Take to the surf at Sennen Cove, St Ives, Gwithian and Praa Sands, or just chill-out with a swim or body board at beautiful Porthcurno.

Hostels nearby

Watersports in Penzance

Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8TF

Map references

Lat/Lng: 50.117926, -5.557929

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Running in Penzance

Running in Penzance

Admittedly Cornwall is more famous for its leisurely pace of life and calorific cream teas than its enthusiasm for running!

coasteering

Coasteering in Land's End

If you are looking to combine water sports with climbing then Coasteering is for you. Kernow Coasteering offer coasteering adventures on the rocky coastline close to YHA Land’s End.

An arty fish textured facade outside a cornish fishmarket in Cornwall

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

The only Cornish gallery specialising in the Newlyn School artists, the museum also covers West Cornwall's social history. Visit the Gallery's website

Cycling in Penzance

Cycling in Penzance

Explore the quieter back roads of Penwith, with their wealth of ancient sites and superb views or take an easy ride along Cycle Route 3 to St Michael's Mount.

Mên-an-Tol

Mên-an-Tol

This iconic and highly photogenic site is one of the best known megalithic structures in Britain. see the Historic Cornwall or the Wikipedia website

St Michaels Mount

St Michael's Mount

From monks to a Cornish giant, the history and mythology that layer up on this rocky tidal island near Penzance is richly diverse.

Climbing in Penzance

Climbing in Penzance

The area is famous for its granite routes, including Chair Ladder and Commando Ridge, but there are other options including the vertical wall at Gurnard's Head.

Priests Cove Cape, near St Just-in-Penwith

St Just-in-Penwith

This ancient Cornish mining town, Britain's most westerly town, has a wealth of artistic talent and Plain-an-Gwarry - an open air mediaeval theatre, situated near the WWII War Memorial. Nearby ther

Walking and Rambling at Lands End

Walking and Rambling at Lands End

With footpaths heading in all directions from the hostel door, you'll soon enjoy cliff top views towards Land's End before crossing the sands of Sennen Cove, or passing Cape Cornwall and the dramatic

Climbing at YHA Lands End

Climbing at Lands End

If you are looking to combine water sports with climbing then Coasteering is for you.

Watersports at Lands End

Watersports at Lands End

If you've never surfed before, then book a lesson at Sennen Cove - tuition, board and wetsuit hire are all available in the village. More experienced surfers will enjoy the big waves at Gwynver.

Running at Land's End

Running at Land's End

Penzance to Land's End Distance: 16.5 miles/ 27km   Start/Finish: Penzance Station TR18 2LT, Land's End   Terrain: Trail, road, coast path   Toughness: Challenging   A

Geevor Mine

Geevor Mine and Levant Beam Engine

7.1 miles The largest mining museum in Britain with underground tours and “gold” panning. Levant Beam Engine is a short walk away. Visit the website  

Lands End

Land's End

The most south-westerly point in mainland Britain, with spectacular views, iconic signpost and a range of visitor attractions.

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

The history of cable telecommunications, only a short walk from the Minack Theatre and beach at Porthcurno. The museum explains the dawn of wireless science in the former global hub of cable comm