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The best street in Penzance with some top eateries pubs and hotels . Need to park at the harbour... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2018
A stroll back in time

Compared to the bustling of St Ives, we found Penzance a welcome treat. You don’t see too many... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Such a famous tow, known throughout the world, such an unappealing place. Tired, mostly closed down, poor selection of cheap shops.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joy F
Reviewed November 23, 2018

The best street in Penzance with some top eateries pubs and hotels . Need to park at the harbour and walk up alongside the inner harbour

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Compared to the bustling of St Ives, we found Penzance a welcome treat. You don’t see too many curio shops in one place these days. Loved the Egyptian House, didn’t expect that. Loved the quirky but on the roof of the pub father on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rustydancer
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Chapel street has great history, interesting pubs and restaurants and is a good place to go in the evening for a few beers

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Frank L
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Love this street. So full of character and intriguing little shops.The window displays are the most amazing ever!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LichenMoss
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This street in Penzance itself should not be confused with the address of The Old Pilchard Works in Chapel Street Mousehole!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fran522
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Walked down here a couple of times while in Penzance. Quirky Street with unusual shops and some nice pubs, all doing grub. Egyptian house is on this street making it well worth a look. Very central. Stop by and look.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Rented a house on Chapel Street for the week, very lovely. Lots of pubs and reastuarants , enjoyed the art and antique shops, good base for exploring west cornwall

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank S J
Reviewed August 25, 2018

It's a sign of the times but Chapel Street, in common with many other high streets in the UK these days, has probably seen better days. Sure quirkiness remains (a fascinating shop selling memorabilia and old phones etc and artists' galleries) but there are a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I have been down this road many times and it still interesting as the shops are all so different and the Egyptiian house is a magnificent building

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Penny T
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As I don't believe in ghosts I wouldn't be the best Reviewer to help....but bits are pretty Gothic.
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Derby, United Kingdom
MEN Arena, Parking in walking distance but not too close! (3 Replies)
Off to see Take That this week and i know that arena car parks after a show are normally a nightmare to get out of. Was thinking of parking somewhere in walking distance without being on the doorstep to avoid the crowds, any suggestions? Usually when i visit Manchester it's to visit friends who live in the Northern Quarter and park at Church Street/Chapel Street (something like that!), would this be an ok distance from the MEN?
December 11, 2007|
Response fromNFMac|
It's a very good alternative. There's also free street parking (often quite scarce) after 6.00 around this area. I generally eat/drink in the Northern Quarter before and after a concert. It's only five minutes walk past Sudehill and the Printworks and you're there. One word of warning...when you leave you're 'herded' out of whichever exit you're nearest to and you may end up on completely the 'wrong' side of the Arena. No big problem; you just have to figure out where you are.
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Travel - by train or bus (4 Replies)
Which is the best way to travel to Aberdeen from Glasgow - train or bus? I'll be staying at the Holiday Inn Express at Chapel Street. I will then travel onwards to Edinburgh. Same again, train or bus? Thanks:)
July 21, 2012|
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Either will be fine,bus usually a bit cheaper. Scotrail run the trains and Scottish Citylink the coaches. Both provide a good,reliable and frequent service. Have a look at their websites for details.