Elmsdale Guest House is located in a restored 1880s town house within the Penzance Conservation Area. Penzance is an ideal location from which to explore West Cornwall because of its central location within the Penwith Peninsula and role as the area travel hub.



A family run restaurant in the heart of Penzance offering the best in modern European cuisine and locally sourced produce. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Mackerel Sky Cafe

A small seafood bar serving fresh fish tapas in Newlyn. A must for lunch or supper 

Blacks of Chapel Street

A friendly bar and restaurant offering great food & drinks in Penzance. Located in Chapel Street which is part of the historic heart of the town. 

The Turks Head

The first Inn, in England, to be named ‘The Turks Head’ a local pub in Chapel street serving locally source food.

The yacht inn

The Yacht Inn is an art deco pub nestled on the seafront of Penzance, overlooking the promenade. 


Best for Swimming

•  Marazion (3 miles)
•  Perranuthnoe (5 miles)
Porthminster, St Ives (8 miles)
Gwithian/Godrevy, Hayle (11 miles)
Porthcurno (8 miles) 

For Surfing 

•  Sennen Cove (8 miles) 
•  Gwenver (8 miles) 
•  Porthmeor, St Ives (8 miles) 

Harder to access
but worth the effort!

•  Portheras  (7 miles) 
•  Nanjizal (9 miles) 
•  Porth Chapel (8 miles) 
•  Pedn Vounder 
•  Treen (7 miles) 
•  Kenneggy Sands (7 miles)