Map & local info
The Egyptian House stands in the heart of the vibrant town of Penzance, with its variety of restaurants, shops, attractions and activities to suit all tastes. Head south a short way out of town, along the coast road through Newlyn, to visit the charming, tiny fishing village of Mousehole.
"The jewel in Cornwall's crown", St Michael's Mount, is just 15 minutes drive from Penzance around Mounts Bay. Explore over one thousand years of history on this island steeped in myth and legend, and enjoy fresh local food in the island cafe or Sail Loft Restaurant.
Trewidden and Tregwainton Gardens are both excellent days out for plant lovers, or if you are simply looking for some peace and inspiration.
Discover Tate St Ives just twenty minutes drive from Penzance; look out for children's art days as well as adult workshops and special exhibitions throughout the year.
The world famous open-air Minack Theatre is an easy drive from Penzance; their summer season of productions runs from May until September.
From Penzance there are many secluded and very beautiful beaches to explore. Don't miss Prussia Cove, the location for the film Ladies in Lavender, and Lamorna Cove, feautured in the 2013 film Summer in February.
Take a look at our Pinterest Map for more ideas and things to do during your stay at Egyptian House.
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The Egyptian House: 2nd Floor
Chapel Street, Penzance, Cornwall