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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 5 days ago
Enniscorthy, Ireland
great place to visit

Chapel street has great history, interesting pubs and restaurants and is a good place to go in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Frank L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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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!

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.

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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

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

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

Thank Penny T
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Full of interesting shops and eateries - lovely old buildings and definitely the most pleasant street in Penzance

Thank GerbilQueen
Reviewed July 8, 2018

If you like street photography this is the street for you. Interesting mix of buildings and a few good shops.

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Julie P
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Jawenold | Reviewed this property |
As I don't believe in ghosts I wouldn't be the best Reviewer to help....but bits are pretty Gothic.