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Lovely road

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
History everywhere you turn!

How about smugglers' tunnels recently discovered that lead from the old harbor warehouse to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“turks head” (17 reviews)
Penzance, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This once quaint street with its connections to the Bronte family has rushed into the modern world. Not nice!

Thank Margaret N
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I enjoyed my walk down this street. It has some unusual quirky shops. I had a rummage through some of the antiques shops. Love the egyptian house architecture. Some old pubs down here too although I didn't go in them.

1  Thank bargainsavvy
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Chapel Street is full of fun and funky shops, featuring wares from the sublime to the ridiculous (something for everyone!). The Egyptian House is magnificent, among all the other architectural eye-candy. The evening I was there, a bride, with maids in tow, skipped down the...More

1  Thank BlueHighwaysGal
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Popped down here whilst on a trip to Cornwall. There are some lovely independent shops here, and is home to The Turks Head, the oldest pub in Penzance.

1  Thank Adam W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

if you like your anteeks this streets for you lots of them and lots of arty farty shops as well a few good pubs and you can get a get a nice curry at the curry corner (please read my other reviews for this place)...More

Thank Nelly C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

In my opinion one of Penzance's best streets....full of great pubs and restaurants, direct from high street to seafront

Thank Karamar2439
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Some really interesting shops, galleries and a "high" in the Cornish tradition Church of England. Excellent largely fish restaurant, good but "worryingly tired" bookshop and at the top end a modern art gallery.

Thank Bordering
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