Area – Sennen Cove & Penwith, Cornwall Maps

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Penwith Map

HighlightClickableAreas Pendeen Vau Lower Boscaswell Fogou Trengwainton Gardens Trewidden Garden Tanglewood Wild Garden Chygurno Garden Morrab Garden Roger’s Tower – 18th Century Folly Ballowall Barrow Zennor Quoit & Sperris Quoit Geevor Tin Mine Museum Ballowall Barrow Land’s End Development Paradise Park and JungleBarn Scilly Isles Scilly Isles Pendeen Tregeseal East Stone Circle Mên-An-Tol Lanyon Quoit & West Lanyon Quoit Carn Euny Ancient Village & Fogou Land’s End Airport The Merry Maidens, The Pipers and Nun Careg Cross Boleigh Fogou St Michael’s Mount Marazion Geevor Tin Mine Museum Botallack Tin Mines Botallack & Tin Mines Carn Galver – Old Tin Mines Buildings Pendeen Pendeen Lighthouse Sennen Cove (Homepage) Sennen Cove (Homepage) Land’s End Land’s End Development Minack Theatre Longships Lighthouse Cape Cornwall Cot Valley / Porth Nanven Porthcurno PK Museum of telegraphy and global communications St Ives St Ives Seal Island Zennor Godrevy ZennorPraa Sands Porthgwarra Chysauster Boscawen-un Boskednan Stone Circle – The Nine Maidens Ding Dong Mines Penlee House Garden Penzance Penzance Lamorna Cove Mousehole Mousehole Newlyn Newlyn Hayle Paradise Park and JungleBarn Pedn Vounder Beach Penberth Cove Perranuthnoe Beach Prussia Cove St Just Chûn Quoit Mulfra Quoit, Mulfra Vean and Bodrifty Ancient Villages Mulfra Quoit, Mulfra Vean and Bodrifty Ancient Villages Zennor Quoit Tregiffian Burial Chamber

Penwith is the peninsula on the south-westerly tip of Cornwall, shown in the map above. As well as many of the towns, villages and beaches in the area, the map shows several other attractions such as museums and gardens as well as historical sites including ancient archaeologic remains and ruins from Cornwall’s tin mining industry.

Map of Sennen Cove and Surrounding Area

Highlight Clickable Areas Sennen Cove Harbour Roundhouse and Capstan Gallery Roundhouse and Capstan Gallery Lifeboat Station Lifeboat Station Breakwater Coastguard’s Lookout The Irish Lady Rock RMS Mulheim Shipwreck Remains of Maen Cliff Castle – Iron-Age Hill Fort Mayon Cliff Cowloe, Bo Cowloe & Little Bo Cowloe, Bo Cowloe & Little Bo The Tribbins Cowloe, Bo Cowloe & Little Bo Whitesand Bay Sennen Beach Whitesand Bay Old Success Inn – Pub and Restaurant Cove Hill Sennen Beach Blue Lagoon Fish and Chip Restaurant Blue Lagoon Fish and Chip Restaurant Surf Beach Bar Restaurant Sennen Churchtown First & Last Inn Sennen Churchtown First & Last Inn Gamper Bay and Mayon Cliff Land’s End First and Last House Land’s End Development Land’s End Development Sennen Cove (Homepage) Sennen Cove (Homepage) Sennen Cove (Homepage) Old Success Inn – Pub and Restaurant World War II Pillbox Defence Turret World War II Pillbox Defence Turret Direction of Gwynver Beach to the north

This map above shows the area around Sennen Cove (see our home page) – a traditional Cornish fishing village about a thirty minute walk along the coastal footpath from Land’s End. Sennen Churchtown lies further inland about 15 minutes walk from Sennen Cove.

Walks and Rambles

………. South West Coast Path
………. Penwith Heritage Coast
………. Footpath (Sennen Map)

The South West Coast Path, the longest coastal path in Britain, passes through Sennen Cove, with Land’s End and Porthcurno to the South and Cape Cornwall to the North.

Towns and Villages in Penwith

There are many towns, villages and small hamlets throughout the Penwith peninsula. Below is a selection of some of these, most of which have historical medieval churches.

Beaches and Coves in Penwith

Below is a list of recommended coastal locations, including beaches, on the Penwith Peninsula. There are, of course, many more.

Headlands / Viewpoints

Pubs, Restaurants, Cafés and takeaways near Sennen Cove

Trengwainton Gardens Gardens

  • Chygurno Gardens near Lamorna Cove
  • The Eden Project, St Austell, (N.B. outside of Penwith)
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan, near Mevagissey (N.B. outside of Penwith)
  • Morrab Gardens, Penzance
  • Penlee Memorial Gardens, Penzance
  • Tanglewood Wild Garden, near Newbridge
  • Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, near Longrock, Penzance
  • Trengwainton Gardens, near Madron
  • Trevaylor Woods, near Penzance
  • Trewidden Garden, near Newlyn


  • Minack Open Air Theatre Minack Theatre, Porthcurno – less than 7 miles from Sennen Cove, on the south side of the Penwith peninsula, is the world famous open-air Minack Theatre. It is set in dramatic surroundings on the side of a cliff overlooking the sea. Performances are held throughout the summer months.
  • Acorn Theatre, Penzance
  • Penlee Park Open-Air Theatre, Penzance

Art Galleries

In addition to the galleries listed below, there are many smaller private galleries in the area, particularly in Penzance, St Ives and St Just.

  • Tate Gallery in St Ives
  • The Roundhouse Roundhouse and Capstan Gallery, Sennen Cove
  • The Exchange Gallery, Princes Street, Penzance
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (also good Restaurant & Coffee Bar), Penzance
  • Penwith Gallery, Back Road West, St Ives
  • Newlyn Art Gallery, New Road, Newlyn
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum, Barnoon Hill, St Ives (studio and gardens of the world famous sculptor)

Ancient Monuments and Mystical Sites in Penwith

This area of Cornwall is rich in folklore and contains many ancient stone circles, standing stones, hill forts etc, dating from the Neolithic, the Bronze Age and Iron Age to the beginning of the Roman occupation. There are many others to be discovered. We recommend ‘Journey to the Stones’ by Ian Cooke.

Mine Buildings Cornwall Mining Landscape in Penwith

The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Old Mine Buildings and Museums:

  • The Avarack Pools near Geevior mine – made by the miners for bathing
  • Boswedden Mine near Cape Cornwall
  • Carn Galver Mine near Morvah
  • The Count House near Botallack
  • Crown Mines near Botallack
  • Ding Dong Mines near Mulfra
  • Geevor Tin Mine museum, Pendeen
  • Levant Mine and Working Beam Engine near Pendeen
  • Wheal Edward Mine near Botallack
  • Wheal Owles Mine near Botallack

Other Attractions

The Isles of Scilly

The Isles of Scilly is an archipelago of islands lying around 28 miles from the tip of Land’s End. You can fly to the Isles of Scilly from Land’s End Airport, near St Just, or by helicopter from Penzance. Alternatively, you can sail on the Scillonian ferry, which also leaves from Penzance.

For more information visit the
Isles of Scilly Travel Website (External link)

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