Of course, it helps if you arrive in Penzance on a glorious evening, with the sailing club doing its thing in the bay, St Michael’s Mount in the hazy distance.
‘I never realised,’ says my wife (and I am expecting a gilt-edged revelation), ‘that Penzance was so interesting.’
Well, yes, it is interesting. There’s a thriving arts scene, Georgian squares, sweeping seafronts, a lido recently opened by Prince Charles.
Pictured: The Chapel House, a six-room B&B housed in a magnificent brick-and-stone 1790s building, with thrilling views across the harbour
And there’s The Chapel House, a six-room B&B opposite the church, housed in a magnificent brick-and-stone 1790s building with thrilling views across the harbour.
It used to house the Penzance Arts Club, so it’s fitting that the new owner, Susan Stuart, has arranged for students of the nearby…