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Penzance

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Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. It is well known for being the most westerly major town in Cornwall and is approximately west of Plymouth and west-southwest of London. Situated in the shelter of Mount's Bay, the town faces south-east onto the English Channel, is bordered to the west by the fishing port of Newlyn, to the north by the civil parish of Madron and to the east by the civil parish of Ludgvan.The civil parish includes the town of Newlyn and the villages of Mousehole, Paul, Gulval and Heamoor.Granted various royal charters from 1512 onwards and incorporated in 1614, it has a population of 21,200 (2011 census).EtymologyPenzance has the same name with the same etymology as a homonymic village of Léon (Brittany), on the other side of the Channel, pronounced Penzes in Breton. It refers to a word meaning in old Breton, essentially the same language as old Cornish, wrecking.
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B&B, inns, and hotels along the narrow streets of the city center provide a convenient location for reaching the harbor and the city's other main attractions. Luxury resorts and four star hotels are typically found near the water and the Granite Coast Walk, while less expensive lodging is farther inland. Rental properties, such as cottages situated between St. Ives and Penzance, offer views and city access.
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