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Address: Penzance, England
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Lots of nice restaurants and pubs most can be recommended but can be some of the more expensive in the town. Lots of boutique and curio shops. Leads down to the harbour area and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of nice restaurants and pubs most can be recommended but can be some of the more expensive in the town. Lots of boutique and curio shops. Leads down to the harbour area and promenade walks

Thank Andrew A
Bury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice little street with some unique shops selling antique clothes, memorabilia and second hand books. There is also the Turks Head, the oldest pub in Penzance. There are also a couple of groovy B&B's at the bottom end. I have stayed at the Chapel but I went in and it looks amazing. The rooms were incredible and the owner... More 

Thank ColonelM66
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This street contains a number of very good pubs The Turks Head oldest pub in Penzance we ate twice there and restaurants (Blacks & The Bakehouse we also ate twice there) Plus a couple of shops selling everything yesteryear. Take care pavements very narrow and uneven flag stones.

Thank Bredin
Newcastle, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Chapel St in Penzance is full of character and history. Visit any shop or pub and the locals will tell you stories of bygone days surrounding its maritime history, including The Union Hotel, where we stayed and was involved heavily with Lord Nelson. A very interesting place.

Thank MickeyMouse955
Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal
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117 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Has a wealth of Cornish memorabilia and distinction for all to enjoy. Whilst the Cornish museum has now moved, there remains plenty to get involved with. St. Mary's Church is well worth a visit - there's always a volunteer in the cafe inside and a fact sheet to work your way round with. There's Maria Branwell's House (mother of the... More 

Thank Anyportman
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Across from our Hotel is the interesting Egypt house. Down the road are 2 interesting pubs, the Turks head, where we had an enjoyable meal and Admiral Benbow with its seafaring memorabilia.

Thank travelingmom088
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71 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

I love Penzance. It's a proper town. even when I am on holiday in Cornwall I always like just wandering around Pz on a weekday. It's a real place. And by far the most interesting bit is Chapel Street. Amazing architecture. Great little shops.Some heritage and some great pubs. And if you walk top to bottom you have the sea... More 

Thank Chorltonlad
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Penzance is a wonderful town to visit, with a host of attractions, an ugly port that could be the town's glory with clever restoration, a potporri of architectural styles and some seriously good pubs. It is a jumping off place for attractions like St Michael's Mount, Mount Bay, Mousehole and St Ives, all a short drive away.

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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Beautiful architecture. Kerb crawl, read the various plaques and soak up the history. Good restaurants too, can recommend `Blacks.` Sandy G

Thank sandy g
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15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

A weekend away in Penzance? Then Chapel street is a must to browse through. We , a group of six adults, we're looking for somewhere to eat. This street boasts of pubs (lookout for pirate on one of the roofs!) smart restaurants tempting you in their doors with delicious menus. We found the large buildings along the way a treat... More 

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