As with Truro and Falmouth further east, Penzance's wealth was founded on the import-export trade, and most of the town's Georgian and...
Acorn Arts Centre
The town's arts centre has been through troubled times, but it's now up and running again. Check the website for film, theatre, comedy...
This attractive double-floored diner is tucked down an alley off Chapel St. Food is filling and unpretentious: fish served with...
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Lonely Planet review
Housed in Penzance's former telecoms building, this cool gallery hosts regular exhibitions of contemporary art. The pulsating light installation outside is by the artist Peter Freeman. It's the sister gallery to the Newlyn Art Gallery , a mile west along Penzance's prom.