About Penzance OnLine

Site News


A link to a "navigable" map of the town is available by clicking on the "Town Map" link at the bottom of every page.

Maps showing the location of all "Featured" listings in the "Where to Stay" and other sections of the site will be found by clicking the button alongside each entry.

Maps showing the location of many of the shops and retail business premises included in the "Shopping" section will also be found by clicking the button alongside each entry.

Currency Converter

For use both by overseas visitors to Penzance, Cornwall and the UK and by local residents planning overseas visits, a Currency Converter has been added to the site allowing conversion between all the world's major, and most minor, currencies.

Site Search Engine

The Search Engine facility on the site has been re-designed to improve the ease of finding pages containing the information required by site visitors.

Advertising on the Site

Details are included on Advertising Options available for Businesses & Organisations on the site ranging from a standard format single page display to a full independent web site. A Featured Listing option including linking from the listing to an external website is also available.

Site Launch

The Penzance community WebSite "Penzance OnLine", which was initially sponsored by the Penzance Chamber of Commerce, was originally launched on Tuesday, May 18th 1999 to coincide with the official opening on the same day of the Wharfside Shopping Centre by H.R.H. Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall. The Wharfside Shopping Centre, which links Market Jew Street - the main street of Penzance - with the waterfront and harbour area, extends the range of shopping facilities in the town bringing Penzance to the forefront amongst retail and shopping locations in Cornwall.

The site layout has been totally re-designed in 2013 to include a number of modern features and additional content.

Site Content

"Penzance OnLine" now has sections covering many of the major features of the town including :-

  • A comprehensive description of the town, its history and culture
  • Shopping services and facilities
  • Business and Commerce
  • Tourism and Accommodation
  • Entertainment and Leisure
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Living in the Community
  • Transport and Travel
  • Weather

General Site Update

The Shopping section of the site has been updated (E & OE) during July 2010 to reflect the latest "arrivals" and "departures" of shops and other businesses in the centre of Penzance. While it is hoped that this section of the site is correctly up-to-date, the Editors would be grateful for information from any Traders or other Site Users which may lead to correction of any errors - any such details can be sent via the Advertisers & Listings section of the site.