Penzance Life and Visitor Travel Tips
(Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK)
Penzance offers an immediate laid-back atmosphere, with a surprising and distinct Bohemian feel at times. Around the centre of Penzance you will find a number of street entertainers and local buskers, while many nearby shops specialise in selling crystals and ethnic merchandise.
Worth exploring, do make the time to walk around the centre of Penzance and wander around the numerous public squares and Georgian terraces, which are located close to Mount's Bay. The older part of town is centred around Chapel Street and is full of architectural delights and interest.
Tourism and Tourist Information
Located directly outside of the town's railway station, the local tourist office is easy to find and worth visiting. With helpful staff on hand to assist with your every need and if you are struggling to fill your days, a trip here can pay dividends.
The Tourist Information Centre in Penzance is situated immediately opposite the main entrance to the railway station. During the summer months, local Ghost Tours depart from outside of the tourist information centre at 20:30 on each Thursday and Sunday, whatever the weather, and do not need to be booked in advance.
Penzance Tourist Information Centre (TIC)
- Station Road, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2NF, England, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1736 362 207
Fax: +44 (0)1736 363 600
Opening times at the Penzance Tourist Information Centre:
October to April, Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 17:00
May to September, daily - 09:00 to 17:00
Further tourist offices in close proximity to Penzance are listed below:
St. Just Tourist Information Center (TIC)
- The Library, Market Street, St. Just, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 7HX, England, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1736 788 669
Fax: +44 (0)1736 788 586
Tourist Information Centre (TIC)
- The Guildhall, Street-an-Pol, St. Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2DS, England, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1736 796 297
Fax: +44 (0)1736 798 309