Cornwall & the South West

Lynwood Guesthouse
Penzance accommodation
for Bed and Breakfast / b&b

Just a few of the many local places to see or visit:

St Michaels Mount

Set just offshore of the ancient town of Marazion.

Walk the causeway at low tide and visit the castle, shops and tearooms.

Penlee House Museum and Gallery (Morrab Road)

Founded in 1839 it features a programme of changing exhibitions of historic West Cornwall including works of the famous Newlyn School such as Walter Langley, Stanhope Forbes, Dame Laura Knight, Lamorna Birch, Garstin, Tuke and others.

Morrab Gardens

These beautiful subtropical gardens stretch for three and a half acres and host an array of beautiful exotic plants and unusual flowers.

The gardens were originally built in 1841 but were bought by the Penzance Corporation in the 1880s and opened as a free public park.

A Victorian styled bandstand was added later for the public to enjoy open air concerts, which are still held on balmy summer evenings.


Dylan Thomas once called Mousehole (Mowzel) ‘one of the prettiest villages in England’.

Visit Mousehole during Sea Salt and Sails week, usually in July, even travel down at Christmas to see the Christmas lights, or stroll down early one Sunday summer evening into the village to hear the Mousehole Male Choir sing at the Harbour side.


The market town of Penzance contains houses of historic interest along with galleries and museums. Penzance once the home and work place of the scientist and inventor Humphry Davy, revered today by a statue at the top of the town.

Visit Chapel Street where you will find the Egyptian House, antique shops, bookstalls, cafes, restaurants and the oldest public houses in the town; The Turks Head & The Admiral Benbow.

Minack Theatre

Further west, overlooking Porthcurno Beach is The Minack Open Air Theatre.

The Minack Theatre is England’s most famous open air theatre.
Visit this stunning venue for breathtaking views and spectacular shows.

Road Directions to The Lynwood

Following the A30 into Penzance. Keep to the left at the traffic lights near the railway station. Continue on this road following the signs to Newlyn around the Harbour keeping the sea on your left, cross the Ross Bridge and up onto the Promenade. Keep on past the Jubilee swimming pool; see the Lugger and Wheelhouse restaurant on your right. Now start to look for The Queen's Hotel also on your right and Morrab Road. (nearly there) Turn right into Morrab Road and look for The Lynwood on your left. If you are not travelling by car and have more than enough luggage standing at the station, call R Cars on 01736 362222 / 01736 330564 (most reliable & courteous)

Luggage: We are unable to carry heavy luggage. For short stays we recommend an over night bag. All our rooms are on the first or second floor however, we will happily care for your heavy case or bag securely on the ground floor for the duration of your stay downstairs if you wish.