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Penzance harbour

Came to penzance and took a ferry from the harbour across to st marys in the isles of Scilly It... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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In a town full of history there are all the usual high street shops...however one turn into chapel... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
James M
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Came to penzance and took a ferry from the harbour across to st marys in the isles of Scilly It was very enjoyable

Reviewed 30 July 2017

In a town full of history there are all the usual high street shops...however one turn into chapel street will transport you into a little piece of history that fall onto the street. With the oldest pub in the town, the amazing egyptian house plus...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Some travelers get an apartment on the bay and don't venture up the hill. They are missing a the heart of the city. A walk up Chapel Street brings you past the lovely old church to an area of great pubs, restaurants, antique shops and...More

1  Thank TampaRover
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

When in Penzance town center don't miss this street. Full of history, book stores, old historic pubs and small shops. A very pleasant walk.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

It must be fifty years that I've been visiting Penzance and this street and what changes. Even in the twelve months since my last visit, the quality of shops in Chapel Street has improved. The Admiral Benbow and Turk's Head are long-time favourites but the...More

Thank plymouth
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Lovely little street with some very interesting shops but for me the real highlight was finding the family home of Elizabeth and Maria Branwell, aunt and mother of the Bronte sisters.

1  Thank Bramblasaurus
Reviewed 8 July 2017

down chapel stree, the is an old, red brick house, were anne bronte lived, also, there is also the admiral benbow a historian pub, john baptiste's head stone, the methodist, church, plus also the old arts club and finaly, abbey slip, were jean shrimpton, had...More

Thank Anton O
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Possibly the best part of penzance with a good range of shops etc and buildings. A bit steep but worth a wander.

1  Thank Jawenold
Reviewed 6 June 2017

How about smugglers' tunnels recently discovered that lead from the old harbor warehouse to the Admiral Benbow put? Or the Union Hotel were word of Nelson's victory at Trafalgar, neutering Napoleon's ability to invade Britain, first reached English shores? You're just getting started on Chapel...More

1  Thank JamesHJr
Reviewed 27 May 2017

An intriguing glimpse of the history of Penzance encompassed in this narrow street which leads down towards the promenade while offering little windows onto the surrounding rooftops and buildings round about. Pubs, hotels, churches and shops as well as residential housing. Clean and litter-free during...More

2  Thank mcc409
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Julie P
2 October 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.