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Things to do in Penzance

Listed below are all the things to do in Penzance, Cornwall that we offer through GoBananas. 

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Beach Games - 2 Hours in Cornwall

Great Day out on the beach. Fantastic for large groups with a bit of a competitive edge. You would not get to do this most days!!

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Powerkitting, Buggying Mobius Day in Cornwall

Ultimate day out with your friends. A full day of amazing activities.

84.99

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Kite Buggy / Landboard - 4 hour Seasson in Cornwall

Kite Buggy Cruising along the beach, only a number of inches from the sand, at speeds of 20 to 30 miles per hour -four hour session.

74.99

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Kite Buggy / Landboard - 3 hour Session Cornwall

Kite Buggy Cruising along the beach, only a number of inches from the sand, at speeds of 20 to 30 miles per hour is an exhilarating feeling

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Body Dragging Starter Session Newquay

Serious Adrenalin! We get you started on kiteboarding with a body dragging session. Learn kite control and then feel the power as it drags you across the waves...

72.99

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Guided Mountain Biking - 2 Hour in Cornwall

Take to the best tracks in the county and give yourself a challenge. Courses for all levels.

39.99

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Paintball Day in Truro Cornwall

Paintball Day inc 200 balls in Cornwall. Use air powered semi-automatic marker and kill a player with a successful shot. Play up to 14 games a day.

22.99

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Powerkite - 2 hour Session in Cornwall

Use the wind and weather to experience something totally exhilarating. Give yourself a thrill you may never experienced before.

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Quad Biking Session Near Truro

Do you reckon you can handle one of these powerful quad bikes? Have you got what it takes to tackle the steep inclines and the deep muddy holes or will you bottle it?

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Penzance in Cornwall

Steeped in history predating the Victorian Era, Penzance may best be known as the home of the pirates in the famous musical Pirates of Penzance.  Most of the town’s features are set in historical rituals and buildings which are carefully preserved.  The May Day festival is the highlight of the year, especially for the children.  However, many of the castles replicate festivals daily so you are sure to experience a fun time with traditional medieval flare.

Things to do during the day

Prussia Cove Beach is absolutely beautiful little beach protected from the ocean waves which affords a nice quite stroll or picnic.  Facilities are available and free public parking.  If you are looking for natural beauty and charm, then this beach is for you.  Won’t find surfing here.

St. Michael’s Mount is a medieval castle located on an island just off shore requiring short boat ride.  Beautiful views, natural vegetation, and amazing legends and history are all at your beckoning.

Tintagel Castle is said to be home of King Arthur.  The castle hosts man live shows demonstrating horse jousting and fighting knights to replicate the history of the castle.  Beautiful views and gardens abound to be explored.

Where to Eat

The Harborside Restaurant offers traditional British fare with exquisite views of the harbor.  This is just one of many restaurants lining the harbor.  Take a look at the menu and choose your favorite.  They all have an old world charm and amazing view.

Things to do at night

You can visit a traditional British Pub because there isn’t much nightlife in Penzance.  The pub will find traditional comfort food with authentic British ale. 

The promenade has many restaurants that are open into the evening.  Enjoy a stroll along the waterfront after a delicious meal. 

Sports

Rugby is the sport of choice in Cornwall.  The Cornwall Pirates ( http://www.cornish-pirates.com/ ) are the best rugby team and have played for the championship a few times.  There are several rugby tournaments throughout the year. 

How to get there

Cornwall is easily accessible by many modes of transportation.  Train service from London is scheduled daily on a high speed rail line.  There is a bus service that services Cornwall from London which takes about 7 hours each way.  If you choose to drive, expect about a 5 to 6 hour trip with several connecting highways to find your way to Penzance.  There is one commuter airline that flies into the local regional airport from London.


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