Golf, Fishing, Tennis & Rock Climbing in Penwith

Golfing around Penzance

There are several 18 hole golf courses within easy access, each having a full range of facilities. There are two full scale practice driving ranges to the east of Penzance.

- Cape Cornwall Golf & Country Club (01736 788611)
St Just, Penzance

- Praa Sands Golf Club (01736 763445)
Germoe Cross Roads, Germoe, Penzance

- West Cornwall Golf Club (01736 753401)
Church Lane, Lelant, St Ives


Line Fishing

Excellent sea fishing is available from rock and shore all around the coast. There are several coarse fisheries around Penzance plus others at Germoe, St Buryan and St Ives. At Drift reservoir near Penzance, rainbow and brown trout can be caught by fly fishing from April to October. Tremeadow near Hayle is open from March to December for rainbow and brown trout. Small brown trout can be caught in the local rivers.

- Mounts Bay Angling Society (01736 740986)

- Viking Charters (Deep Sea Fishing) (01736 368565)
Penzance Harbour

- Trout Fishing (01736 363021)
Drift Reservoir, Drift, Penzance


Other Links

- The Fishing Tackle Box (01736 360378)
Suppliers of quality fishing tackle at affordable prices, based in Penzance


Rock Climbing

The magnificent cliffs of the peninsula provide a variety of challenges from the novice to the expert. Climbing tuition is available locally

- Compass West Rock Climbing School (01736 871447)
Compass West, Treeve Cottage, Sennen, TR19 7AD

- The Climbers Club (01902 338282)
c/o 14 Hanbury Crescent, Wolverhampton

- Lands End Climbing Club (01614 454747)
c/o British Mountaineering Council

Tennis & Court Hire

Penzance Tennis Club, nestles in the heart of Penlee pack provides courts for both members and non-members. There is grass seating at the top of the courts, allowing spectators to sit in the beautiful surroundings, just remember to bring the strawberry's and cream. The Club has modern courts, clubhouse and facilities.

- Penzance Tennis Club (01736 367627)
Penlee Park, Penzance



penzance bowking club newlyn- Penlee Bowling Club
Penlee Bowls Club is situated on the sea front, between Penzance and Newlyn in West Cornwall. It was established as an alternative to the Penzance Bowling Club. There has always been a keen, but friendly, rivalry between the Penlee and Penzance clubs and several years ago the name of the club was changed to Penlee (Newlyn) Bowling Club to reflect its historic alliegiance.