Penzance Shopping

  • The main entrance to the mall
    The main entrance to the mall
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  • Inside!
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  • One of the old book shops in Chapel Street
    One of the old book shops in Chapel...
    by eankelvin

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    The Wharfside Centre: The Local Mall

    by TheWanderingCamel Written Sep 23, 2006

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    The Wharfside Shopping Centre bills itself as "The shopping centre with the best views in the whole country" and they might just be right!

    It's right alongside the harbour and a short spit from the railway station and the buses. The ground floor is devoted to the "Farmers Market" on Saturdays, with fresh and usually organic foods, including meat and fish, and all produced locally.

    The first floor is a standard shopping mall, and offers most of what you can usually find there, with of course an emphasis on Cornwall. There's a good bookshop, a sports centre and a computer and video shop as well as standard supermarket and Littlewoods. Great views from here over Mounts Bay, both from the mall itself and from the various restaurants, and coffee bars. Take away pasties are a must!

    The main entrance to the mall Inside!

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  • BOOKS: Head to Chapel Street for antiques & old books

    by eankelvin Written Jul 29, 2010

    "Books" of Chapel Street is one of the best shops in Cornwall for antique & collectable books. The whole of Chapel Street is perfect for those who love the old and interesting. Vintage shop. several antique shops, vintage clothes.

    What to buy: Books about old Cornwall, Retro clothes and design items, old glass etc etc

    What to pay: barter !

    One of the old book shops in Chapel Street
    Related to:
    • Historical Travel
    • Arts and Culture
    • Photography

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