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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Penzance
Lovely historic hotel with pleasant rooms set up on a hill overlooking the harbor and St. Michel's Mount. It's about a 10 minute walk from the train station. Breakfast is included with the room prices. The staff are very friendly and helpful but I did find the prices a bit steep.
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Today was my last day of the Cornwall Coastal Path. Just 6 miles from Lamorna to Penzance. Unfortunately not great weather; heavily overcast and heavy mist which threatened my getting a good view of both Mousehole and Saint Michael's Mount.
Walking in this foggy mist was like walking in a swimming pool. Although the temperature was quite …
After landing in the morning at London's Heathrow airport, I made my way by Heathrow Express train to Paddington Station. Once at the station, I picked up my already purchased rail tickets to Cornwall from the automated kiosk near the ticket office. I also decided to get a cheap British mobile phone and then, waited for my train.
I had a 5 …
... me was very helpful confirming that I was definitely heading at right angles to the correct direction. But I couldn't believe it when he told me the correct public path I should be on and the one on my map I was trying to find was in fact right beside his house! Wow, an amazing coincidence and what luck.
To the surprise of my hostess for the night I arrived at her B&B's back door after crossing a couple of fields planted with ...
... forward to seeing, the apparently cute village of Mousehole, and I'm hoping the tides will be kind to me so I can walk across to St Michael's Mount, and it will be fun to say I've been to Lands End. I was also looking forward to seeing Penzance the final destination of the walk on Friday, but I'm told it has fallen on tough times and is quite run down and unattractive nowadays..
... with heavily wooded Cypress pine areas above the cliffs and long sections of boulders lining the shore.
Watching a small fisherman's boat being winched up the old stone slipway at Penberth, a tiny little fishing hamlet where time stands still.
Rounding the headland leading into Mousehole, with views of Penzance, our final destination, in the distance.
The movie-set appearance of Mousehole's streets around the harbour and ...