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Nice Little Cornish Town
Penzance in General
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Penzance in General
Advantages: Nice Place To Visit
Penzance is a medium sized town in the South West of England. The town is one of the most easterly towns in the UK and lies in the county of Cornwall. This is a coastal town and also a very well known port. Penzance has a population of around twenty two thousand people, however in the summer months the town can get very busy as this is a real hot spot for the tourism industry. Penzance has been attracting visitors from all over the country for many years and will no doubt continue to do so in the future.
If you are looking for hotels in the town then there are plenty to choose from. Whether it's large luxury accommodation or just a simple bed and breakfast you should find what you are looking for here. Some of the more well known hotels include The Hotel Penzance, Higher Faugan Parc and The Beachfield Hotel. These all have good reputations for a high standard of rooms and an excellent service. There are also plenty of privately owned holiday homes in this area, some of them are set in stunning scenery and provide really nice self catering accommodation. If you want a cheaper option there are a few good quality camp sites in the area.
As this area is so popular with tourists there is plenty to do in the town itself. There are all the practical shops you would expect but there are also lots of interesting gift shops to look round. Many of these sell local arts and crafts and some strange little souvenirs which can be ideal if you are looking for a gift for someone. The town also has a few very good fishing shops, this is a popular area for sea fishing so if you are looking for supplies you should find what you need here.
There are many places near Penzance that merit a visit. This is the closest major town to Lands End which is the most South Easterly point in the UK. This is a very popular spot with visitors and if you have never been it is well worth a visit. Another nearby place is the Minack Theatre. This is a large outdoor theatre that had been carved out of the cliff face. It truly is an amazing spectacle and if you get the chance to go and see a play here it is something you will never forget. Make sure you book tickets well in advance though as this is a very popular theatre and it's reputation is steadily growing!
This really is a beautiful part of the country. There are lots of quaint little villages and wonderful beaches in this area. The town itself has plenty to offer and this really is a great place to spend some time. Next time you are in the South West you really should go and visit Penzance.
Summary: Nice Little Town