Book Penzance

The exciting new venture for accommodation providers in Penzance; The perfect place to find the perfect place! The purpose of the new website www.bookpenzance.co.uk is to help local guesthouse owners to reduce their reliance on Online Travel Agencies. This saves the businesses vast amounts of money in commissions that leaves the county (and often the […]

Blacks of Chapel Street… The perfect venue for the festive season

Blacks of Chapel Street is a popular bar and dining room located in the historic heart of Penzance; whatever the time of day it is a welcoming and relaxing place to enjoy tasty food and delicious drinks. Following a busy Summer season Blacks have recently launched their new Autumn/Winter menu (available to view on their […]

Warm up this Winter at The Apple Tree Café

Situated in Trevescan, Sennen just a mile from Land’s End, The Apple Tree Café is a family run Café/Restaurant who’s ethos is to offer the best service possible to all their customers- local and visiting. The warm and welcoming café offers homemade breakfasts and lunches, cakes and light snacks all created using the freshest local […]

The Brave​ ​Cornishmen​ ​and​ ​Hill​ ​112

On​ ​the​ ​10th​ ​of​ ​July​ ​1944​ in ​Normandy,​ ​France​ ​was​ ​the​ ​battle​ ​for​ ​Hill​ ​112​ ​which occurred during​ ​The​ ​Second World​ ​War​ ​(1939-1945).   In​ ​1944​ ​Britain​ ​and​ ​its​ ​allies​ ​executed​ ​the​ ​D-Day​ ​landings,​ ​stationing​ ​thousands​ ​of​ ​soldiers​ ​on​ ​the beaches​ ​of​ ​Normandy​ ​with​ ​the​ ​aim​ ​to​ ​liberate​ ​France​ ​from​ ​the​ ​Germans.​ ​As​ ​the​ ​soldiers […]

A tasty new menu and a warm welcome await you at The Turks Head, Penzance

A popular choice with locals and visitors alike and offering a tantalising menu of fresh local produce alongside a variety of local ales and spirits The Turks Head is situated on Chapel Street and is reputedly the oldest pub in Penzance. Highly acclaimed chef and Masterchef finalist Lee Groves serves a varied menu which is […]

Creatures of Cornish Folklore … Piskies,​ ​Spriggans​ ​and​ Knockers.

Legend has it that in​ ​days​ ​of​ ​old,​ ​Piskies,​ ​Spriggans,​ ​Knockers​ ​and​ other such ​small​ ​people​ ​were​ ​thought​ ​to​ ​share​ ​the​ ​land​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Cornish people.​ ​The​ ​Cornish​ ​Piskey​ ​is​ ​by​ ​far​ ​the​ ​most​ ​notorious of these mythical creatures. ​​The Piskies​ ​always​ ​worked​ ​alone​ ​and​ ​were​ ​therefore​ ​referred​ ​to​ ​as​ ​Piskey.​ ​The​ ​Cornish​ ​Piskies​ ​were​ […]

Sennen Café, Bar and Bistro… The small restaurant with the biggest heart!

With its opening occurring less than three months ago this new, independent family run restaurant has already received rave reviews from both locals and visitors alike. Run by a close group of family and friends the restaurant’s ethos is to offer food and drink of the highest quality at affordable prices with a warm and […]