The picturesque town of Marazion has two beaches as well as the iconic St Michaels Mount which is well worth a visit. There are regular ferry trips across to the castle and gardens, alternatively visitors can reach the island via the historic cobbled causeway at low tide.
There are plenty of water sports and diving activities available, as well as fishing trips out to sea. Just a short distance away the town of Penzance has a large selection of shops and places to eat out. A famous landmark of the harbour is the Jubilee Pool, Britains largest seawater lido which has fantastic views out to sea and St Michaels Mount.
There are plenty of sandy beaches to choose from and coves to explore including Perranuthnoe, Praa Sands and Long Rock Beach. The fishing village of Mousehole is full of character and the small sheltered beach overlooking the harbour makes this an ideal family destination.
Geevor Tin Mine is one of the largest preserved tin mines in the country and has a museum with an underground tour. Family activities and a range of event programmes are available all year round. One of the great gardens of Cornwall; Trewidden Gardens has a beautiful 15 acre collection of trees and shrubs. A famous land mark of West Cornwall is the Minack, a stunning open air theatre carved into the cliff top and only 4 miles from Lands End which is another unique location with a variety of things to do for both adults and children alike.