St. Michael’s Mount (National Trust) Marazion, near Penzance. Tel 01736 710507
The jewel in Cornwall’s crown, a fairytale island with an exotic garden, ancient harbour, a church and a medieval castle. Access from Marazion is by foot along the causeway, or by ferry at high water.
The most westerly point in mainland Britain. Rugged wave lashed cliffs and stunning views. Longships Lighthouse and Wolf Rock are off shore and the Isles of Scilly in the distance. Exhibitions, craft and gift shops. Hotel and restaurant.
Isles of Scilly
Via Penzance by helicopter, boat or aeroplane. 30 miles off the top of Cornwall lies a subtropical paradise. Crystal clear sea, golden beaches and Tresco gardens. For perfect peace where only the only sounds are the waves breaking and birdsong.