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Address: Penzance, England
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An interesting street

Although some of the older houses around Dock Lane have been demolished and new places build, it is interesting to walk down and see the old taverns

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Philip H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although some of the older houses around Dock Lane have been demolished and new places build, it is interesting to walk down and see the old taverns

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Saltash Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be the most interesting street in Penzance. By chance we stayed at the Union Hotel at the top of the street. The street begins at the top of the 'shopping area' and goes down to the port to catch the Scillonian Ferry. The hotel itself was an interesting building. The oldest Hotel in Penzance. It was opposite... More 

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Tarifa, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of architecture to see down this Street, with independent shops, local food outlets and stunning accomodation. If you get the chance to stay in Penzance I would recommend checking availability at the Chapel House - an elegant boutique town hostel, well worth staying

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without those great little Chapel Street independent retailers, Penzance would be nothing. The high street is a shocker so a trip down Chapel Street is a blessing. Lets face it, the council have no interest in returning the town to an established market town as it was all those years ago. Keep it up you indi's.....

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Thank R D
Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is a slice of Penzance history, both past and more recent. There is an interesting mix of vintage shops, gifts, Galleries, old pubs and interesting buildings. Overtime we visit the street there is something else we haven't seen before.

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is probably the most attractive part of the town centre. The architecture is fabulous, particularly The Egyptian House. Also, keep a look out for someone lying on the roof of The Admiral Bembow. There are a number of great little independent shops and some of the best pubs/places to eat in Penzance. If you are driving I would recommend... More 

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Pleasant walk in streets of Penzance with plenty of good restaurants with lovely views across the bay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

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

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Bury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

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 

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croydon
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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.

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