Find places to stay in and around Penzance in Cornwall. With one of the UK's most famous views across the water to St Michael's Mount, this is a superb location from which to explore South and West Cornwall.
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Penzance Dock and Lighthouse Pier, Cornwall


  • Located in Penzance, Cornwall, South West England, England
  • If you're travelling to the Isles of Scilly by boat, it's likely that you'll be using the Scillonian III*. This boat leaves from Lighthouse Pier that juts out into the sea by Penzance Dock
  • Lighthouse Pier is also called South Pier. For example, the Ordnance Survey Explorer 102 'Land's End' map refers to the pier as the latter
  • Penzance Dock is sited next to Penzance Harbour. Note that there's a dry dock as well. The South West Coast Path runs by Penzance Dock. There are great views across Mount's Bay to the National Trust's St Michael's Mount. South of the dock are Penzance Jubilee Pool and the east end of Penzance Promenade. Penzance St Mary's Church stands guard over dock and harbour
  • *The 'Scillonian III departs from Lighthouse Pier'. You can also fly to the Isles of Scilly from Land's End Airport, Newquay Cornwall Airport and Exeter Airport. (Source: Isles of Scily Travel website to which we provide an external link)
  • By James Penman

External Links
www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk
Penzance Dock and Lighthouse Pier, Cornwall


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Scillonian III, Cornwall

Located in Penzance, Cornwall, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

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The Dolphin Inn, Cornwall

Located in Penzance, Cornwall, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

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Penzance Battery Rocks Beach, Cornwall

Located in Penzance, Cornwall, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

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Warwick House, Penzance
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 7; Rates: 42 - 88 Per Night

Set in a quiet terrace overlooking Mounts Bay, this elegant Regency period guest house is ideally situated for a relaxing break on the Cornish coast, close to transport links...

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Whiteways Guest House, Penzance
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 5; Rates: 25 - 58 Per Night

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Hotel Penzance, Penzance
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 24; Rates: 19 - 185 Per Night

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