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Chapel Street

Penzance, England
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A Quaint Old Town Street

When in Penzance town center don't miss this street. Full of history, book stores, old historic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CDM49
,
Texas
via mobile
Ensure this street is included in any visit to the town

It must be fifty years that I've been visiting Penzance and this street and what changes. Even in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
plymouth
,
Plymouth, Devon
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Bramblasaurus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 28 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
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
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