Pen Sans

Pen Sans is the Cornish Name for Penzance. It means Holy Headland. It derives from the rocks ‘Zawn Cribben’ that stick out into the bay. Just above it, the legend says, stood the first chapel of Penzance. Which was lost by 1700. Famous archaeologist were looking for it, but gave up hope.

pz st.antony's garden 1940s When the town council decided on slum clearance, where now St. Anthony’s Garden is, they found the remains.

To hear and see more of the beautiful history of Penzance come and join me on a Guided Walking Tour.

Drop on tours  (no booking required) run every Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 Meeting place is just outside the train station at the big planter019Tours last about 1.5 hrs. We stroll along the front and up our famous Chapel Street and finish at the top of town.

Tours also available at a time that suits you.

contact me on 07919681535 or email me

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