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I totally enjoyed roaming around Chapel street, and all the side streets as well. I found Penzance... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fun street in Penzance!

From the Chocolate House to the Egyptian House, this street has a charm all its own. There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Penzance, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I totally enjoyed roaming around Chapel street, and all the side streets as well. I found Penzance to be a wonderful place, and I hated to leave. Much to enjoy!

Thank mdbottsie
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Chocolate House to the Egyptian House, this street has a charm all its own. There are many places to eat along this street.

Thank RetirednLove2travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Penzance. It doesn't have the glamour of its more famous neighbours Newquay, Paidstow and St Ives, but it does feel alot more real. Penzance hasn't adopted that built exclusively for tourists vibe that seems to have permeated every facet of England's most beautiful county. It...More

1  Thank chris m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the town walk, you come to Chapel Street, which is extremely attractive. At the southern end is the excellent St Mary's Church. There are a series of really interesting buildings including the Rotterdam Buildings, built in the Dutch style, the remarkable Egyptian House and...More

Thank SergeLourie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amelias Cafe in Chapel Street, Penzance serves delicious coffee and food. Worth having your lunch here. Very good service too.

Thank James C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Stayed in a fab airbnb tucked round the back of Chapel Street. Chapel Street is very pretty with plenty of independent bistros, restaurants and art galleries - a real delight and worth a meander.

Thank Caldie
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

If you like individual shops restaurants and pubs. This is a must. We bought some fab items, met some great people and had a wonderful lunch. The high street was boring and full of pins stored chapel street was Awesome !!!

Thank JFish72
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We stayed in and airbnb at 52a Chapel street, which was excellent. There are several good pubs, especially The Turk's Head, where food service and atmosphere are excellent. (See my tripadvisor review on it!). The Union Hotel had an excellent jazz band on Saturday 19th....More

Thank Max R
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
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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.