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Bag O' Rags

South Pier, Penzance Harbour | Wharf Road, Penzance TR18 4AH, England
07816152910
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Ranked #16 of 17 attractions in Penzance
Type: Specialty Shops, Ships
Owner description: This is the good ship Bag O' Rags in Penzance Harbour. So come aboard and take a stroll around Captain Ben Bones' pirate locker. For all your pirate... more » Owner description: This is the good ship Bag O' Rags in Penzance Harbour. So come aboard and take a stroll around Captain Ben Bones' pirate locker. For all your pirate t-shirts, hats and flags, all your accessories and swag. You are sure to find everything you need for every piratical deed! Looking forward to seeing ya soon matey! Yargh! « less
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Pure and simply don't bother with this. Really low-quality stuff at extortionate prices. Came here for a pirate-loving friend who wanted a souvenir and left empty-handed as you can get much better elsewhere. Not so much an attraction as a shop.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Uninterested guy, who doesn't acknowledge anyone, looks miserable, surrounded by a bunch of cheap tack that one could buy at any pound shop in the area. A real shame, considering the location of the shop.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Has a few t-shirts, the rest is stuff that is found in most of the other larger gift shops in Penzance. Lacked any kind of imagination or effort, shame as its a good idea.

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Mainz, Germany
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I can only agree with other reviewers who were disappointed with this attraction. It is just a tourist trash shop in disguise. Shoddy goods at exorbitant prices. The shop assistant looked as if he couldn't wait to lock up and go home. Our grandsons, who usually want to buy everything they see, wanted to leave before the adults wanted to... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Fed up looking shop assistant, unimaginative atosphere, cheap tack available to buy which i think buys its stock from poundland. i really wouldn bother me' heartys

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Skedsmokorset, Akershus, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Found the web cite for this and really looked fwd to taking the children here. Review said best equiped pirate shop ever! I must be spoilt rotten here at home, as I can find most of the pirate related items from Bag O' Rags in any average toy shop. I would at least expect the shop keeper to be dressed... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Pirate ship full of cheap pirate things to buy.It wasnt my cup of tea.Suppose families with little children would like to buy something piratey from here.The sales assistant looked bored stiff

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

I thought Penzance would be packed out with pirate themed stuff, but it's not because it's ALL on this amazing boat! The Bag of Rags is in the harbour and seems to be open pretty much all the time - we got some gorgeous little pirate t-shirts and swords for the kids which went down really well. Not just well... More

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