Reputed to be oldest town in England
Marazion is an ancient market town situated in west Cornwall in the far south-west of the United Kingdom.about 7 miles away from Roselands Caravan Park in St Just.The town is the gateway to the enchanting St. Michael’s Mount and, being within easy travelling distance of all the major attractions in west Cornwall, is the perfect base for your Cornish holiday.
Marazion has a prominent position on the shores of Mount’s Bay, which is recognised as one of the top ten most beautiful bays in the world. Our clean, sandy beaches offer safe bathing and have views stretching from the Lizard Peninsula across towards Land’s End.
Marazion is a popular destination for sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and birdwatching. Twice a year thousands of starlings roost in the RSPB Reserve at Marazion Marsh. Their arrival at dusk is a truly spectacular sight.
The town has a long historic relationship with the island and castle of St. Michael’s Mount. Access to St. Michael’s Mount is by way of a causeway, once walked by pilgrims, at low tide. At other times visitors to the Mount travel from Marazion in ferry boats.
St. Michael’s Mount, “the jewel in Cornwall’s crown”, receives visitors from all over the world who delight in the hospitality of Marazion’s community. The town itself has a wide selection of bed and breakfast accommodation, restaurants and bars. Relaxing on the beach is an enchanting pastime being in full view of St. Michael’s Mount. For the more energetic, Mount’s Bay is ideal for sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.
Marazion Online is an opportunity to share with you the many qualities of our town and to extend a warm invitation to visit us during your time in Cornwall