The Orangery Café has indoor and outdoor seating. It uses the best local produce for its cakes and light lunches. Children’s portions are available.
The surrounding park has sub-tropical plants and mature trees. The tranquil Memorial Garden and Sensory Garden offer places for quiet enjoyment. For younger visitors the park also offers a children’s play area.
Interactive ‘Fisherman’s Pockets’ are available to borrow during your visit with toys and games to keep younger visitors entertained. There’s a ‘Spot It’ quiz and colouring table in the local history gallery.
Wheelchair Users & Buggies
There is level, ramped or lift access to all areas and an adapted toilet with baby changing facilities. A wheelchair is also available to borrow for use in the gallery.
Three parking spaces at the back of Penlee House are reserved for disabled badge-holders. Please enter via the Morrab Road entrance (SatNav TR18 4EP)
Penlee House is fully accessible for wheelchair users and pushchairs and there is an adapted toilet and baby-change facility. Seating is provided in most galleries and a wheelchair is available to borrow during your visit.
Easy Read Guide
Written specially for Penlee by the John Daniel Centre. Large print hand-outs of the labels are available from Reception at the start of your visit. Download PDF
Pre-visit Access information to help plan your visit to Penlee House. Download PDF
PenFriend Audio Guides and headsets are available to borrow for blind and partially-sighted visitors. LED torches and magnifying glasses are also available.
Tours & Groups
A free introductory talk can usually be provided on request and a full guided tour can be arranged for an additional charge. Please note that prior booking is essential for all groups and the maximum group size is 25. Please visit our Group Bookings page for further details.
Dogs are welcome on leads within the park and on the terrace outside the cafe, but dogs are not permitted in the building. A water bowl is provided on the terrace.
Community Toilet Scheme
Penlee House is part of the Penzance Community Toilet Scheme which offers free facilities.