Sport and Leisure in Penzance


SurferThere are many community activities, clubs and associations within the lively bustling town which provide for the needs of both residents and tourists. The attraction of the area, and the welcoming nature of its people, is demonstrated by the major national and international sporting events which have been held in Penzance or Penwith district in recent years.

Its unique location and landscape also offer opportunities for specialist outdoor activities including cliff walking and bird watching, as well as water based and water related sports, rock climbing and other more informal pursuits. Sports that rely heavily on sheltered water can usually find suitable areas.