Cornwall - Where the Land's End



Sandy beaches, crystal clear sea, sunny summer as it should be. Amazing history of St Michael's Mount, famous Minack Theatre and vibrant Penzance. Wild Cornish coastline, remote Land's End. All wrapt up in beautiful Cornwall. Who could resist!

Highlights: Enjoy summer in the best scenery England can offer. Get bronzed on the Cornish coastline. A glimpse of fame on the stage of unique Minack Theatre. Discover where the Land's End. Learn about the history of St Michael's Mount. Indulge seafood specialities.


A 5 minute tour of Cornwall, voted Best UK Holiday Destination of 2009 and 2010. (www.visitcornwall.com)

Transport

By train: First Great Western operate high speed services from London Paddington, South Wales and the Cotswolds to Cornwall, including sleeper services also known as the Night Riviera Sleeper Service from London Paddington. Journey from London to Penzance takes approx. 6 hours.

By Air: Newquay Cornwall Airport is linking Cornwall to major cities across the country as well as internationally.

Local transport and bus maps: click here


Accommodation


Recommended Walks & Sights & Where to eat

Mousehole WALK 1: From Penzance to Mousehole / day 1

Length: 5 km. Grade: easy. Suggested maps: OS Explorer Map (Land's End, sheet 102).

Eat in The Ship Inn (ww.shipmousehole.co.uk).

Sleep in hotels, B&B, hostels in Penzance: Penzance Backpackers in Penzance (www.pzbackpack.com), YMCA Penzance Backpackers Hostel (www.cornwallbackpackers.org.uk).

Click here to download the map

Land's End WALK 2: From Land's End to Porthcurno beach, stoping at Minack theatre / day 2

Length: 15 km. Grade: moderate. Suggested maps: OS Explorer Map (Land's End, sheet 102).

Travel by bus (service 300) from Penzance to Land's End, then walk to Porthcurno beach (15 km). Visit Minack theatre.
Take the bus from the beach back to Penzance. Finish the day in style with great seafood in Admiral Benbow Restaurant.

Click here to download the map

St Michael's Mount WALK 3: From Penzance to St Michael's Mount / day 3

Length: 7 km. Grade: easy. Suggested maps: OS Explorer Map (Land's End, sheet 102).
Walk along the coastline from Penzance to St Michael's Mount. Visit St Michael's Mount. Then walk back to Penzance or take the bus.

Click here to download the map

Sights: Minack Theatre, St Michael's Mount

Where to eat: Admiral Benbow Restaurant




What to take with you on your adventures & Travel necessities

IN MY BAG I SHOULD HAVE... click here A couple of tips from Minty on what to take with you. And remember: "He who would travel happily must travel light" (Antoine de Saint-Exupery).


Any questions? Ask those who have already been there!




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