The Egyptian House, Penzance, Cornwall.  The building dates back to 1835 & it is thought that the architect was John Foulston from Plymouth who is credited for the design of the similar Classical and Mathematical School in Devonport, Devon. It has been said that the facade was an exact copy of a museum in Picadilly, London built in 1812 which was inspired by the Temple of Hat-hor at Dendra in Egypt. This is not strictly true altho it is likely the museum served as the main source of…

The Egyptian House, Penzance, Cornwall. The building dates back to 1835 & it is thought that the architect was John Foulston from Plymouth who is credited for the design of the similar Classical and Mathematical School in Devonport, Devon.

The Admiral Benbow - Pub in Penzance, Cornwall, UK

The Admial Benbow Pub in Penzance, Cornwall, UK - memories of childhood holidays in the area which included pub visits for a pint and a pack of bullion or in my case, a coke and a packet of crisps - been here a few times and always with the guy on the roo

Quay Street - Penzance, Cornwall, England

Quay Street - Penzance by chris_l (View up Quay Street in Penzance. The street leads from the harbour (or quay) to Chapel Street. In the foreground is the Dolphin Inn, next the Dock Inn and at the top of the hill St Mary's church)

A lovely place! Boats in Mousehole Harbour, Near Penzance, Cornwall, England

Boats in Mousehole Harbour, Near Penzance, Cornwall, England Mousehole - my absolute favourite place in Cornwall! Big up the Mousehole cat!

Illustrated map of the Penwith Peninsula by BekCruddaceDesign                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Illustrated Map of Cornwall - Penzance - Surfing - St Ives - Hand-drawn - Art Print - Perfect Gift - Made in UK - Ready to Frame

Minack Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall, England. An old open-aired theater constructed on a large granite rock that reaches out into the ocean. Today, the theater is still fully function and runs 17 plays during the summer season.

Minack Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall, An old open-aired theater constructed on a large granite rock that reaches out into the ocean. Today, the theater is still fully function and runs 17 plays during the summer season.

No harbour walls, though! Love the view and layout/spread.

Mousehole in Cornwall is a very attractive tourist destination. For domestic/inbound/outbound tourists.

The Minack Theatre - built into the cliff like a Roman amphitheatre and set under the stars with the beautiful backdrop of the ocean. Porthcurno, Cornwall, England.

The Perfect 10: Things To Do In Cornwall

The Minack Theatre, Located on the Tintagel Castle Property, in Cornwall, United Kingdom.has the beautiful backdrop of the ocean. -- Would love to see a play here!

Men-An-Tol by Helen Dixon. Ancient standing stones on the West Penwith Moor in Cornwall, England.

Men-An-Tol, ancient standing stones on the West Penwith Moor, Cornwall: Helen Dixon Photography

St. Michael's Mount- an Island off of Penzance, England

Michael's Mount-Penzance England Beautiful castle on an island, when the tide is low, you can walk to it.

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