Extending up from the Quay is one of the oldest parts of Penzance – dating back to the mid 18th century, Chapel Street is rich in history and a place where you can find the most eclectic mix of buildings and retail outlets.
So much to take in …….
No.25 was once the home of Maria Branwell – she was the mother of Charlotte, Anne, Emily and Branwell Bronte,
The Admiral Benbow pub which is famed for being in the opening scene of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Turks Head, one of the oldest pubs in the town dating back to 1820
The extravagant and flamboyant architecture of the Egyptian House built in 1835 and a tribute and celebration of the British Empire era
Independent shops in abundance – art, fashion, rugs, craft and design, gift and much more.
Antiques and Collectibles – with over 10 of the most fascinating vintage, collectibles and curiosity shops tucked away in arcades and back alleys off Chapel Street, hours can be just filled with the most fascinating ‘must have’ finds of every description. A great way to escape the baking sun or occasional rain showers.