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Written by Kevin Lee - 10 Mar 2006
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Location notes
The terminus of the Great Western Main Line right in the centre of Penzance.
Railway type and traffic
There are hourly FGW express services from London, Hourly Virgin XC services and occasional Wessex services. Theres is also an overnight sleeper service to London.
Road directions
From the A30 turn onto the B3311 heading towards the city centre and railway station, this becomes Chyandor Cliff where the location is found.

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Penzance Station map co-ordinates
You may be able to park in one of the side roads otherwise you need to keep going along the road and turn left past the station here you will find a number of car parks.
Public transport
All trains stop at Penzance, being a terminus!, although only the Wessex services serve some of the smaller stations.
First operate a number of buses to the main bus station next to the railway station from where it is a very short walk.

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If you continue along the road it becomes Market Jew Street which is the main shopping street and has chips shops, takeaways and public toilets. These are open later/Sundays during the 'tourist season'.
There are dozens of Bed and Breakfasts and Hotels in the nearby area.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Penzance Station

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Penzance Station general view map
Penzance Station close up map

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Penzance Station

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Photographic notes
The best shot is from the road (oddly called Chyandor Cliff) on the north side of the station that looks down onto the terminus. The road is fairly busy and the footpath is well used. You are almost in the city centre.

You can always check the weather on the Penzance Webcam!

General views - All photographs © Kevin Lee unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking west

Fig 2 - Looking west

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