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The Chapel Gallery

£1071 - £1485 per week

Luxuriously understated and lovingly created, this spacious ground floor chapel conversion, is super-stylish thanks to its quirky and vintage flourishes. Just a five-minute stroll from the sea, enjoy an early morning dip or spend the day exploring the nearby Cornish coastal path. The single-storey, open plan, design has substantial internal volume, with high ceilings and pared-back interiors allowing you to sprawl out in the light-filled spaces. Ample room for up to four guests, the stunning living areas are complemented by two bedrooms, each exuding irresistible stay-in-bed appeal. The master bedroom has luxurious furnishings, art deco detailing and full height double doors opening into a spacious en suite bathroom. The airy second bedroom is a haven of calm with beautiful touches providing blissful nights, long lie ins, or as an office, when the bed is arranged as a large sofa and the dressing table as a fabulous desk.

Following a day of fresh salty air, the spacious dining area is the perfect place to gather over a mouth-watering feast of Cornish fare and pop open a bottle of bubbles. The clean, elegant and precise lines present you with a modern feel that exudes comfort, surrounded by Cornish artwork. Nestled on the edge of the historic town of Penzance, this apartment is the perfect retreat for anyone looking for an escape to the enchanting Cornish coast or a fabulous workspace within walking distance of Penzance train station.


via one stone step into porch with coat hooks, door into inner hallway with doors leading to:

Sitting/dining room

large dining table with two bench seats, two sofas, one chair, footstool, electric, remote control, flame effect fire, Smart TV, full height sliding doors into:


electric oven and induction hob, convection microwave, proving drawer, wine fridge, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, breakfast bar with two stools.

Bedroom 1

zip and link beds ( super king or twin beds ), sofa, Smart TV, full height double doors into en suite: bath, shower, basin, mood lighting, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

large king size double sofabed, dressing table or office desk with chair, decorative fire mantle, Smart TV.

Shower room

two steps up, walk in shower, WC, basin, mood lighting.

Additional information

gas central heating. No children under 12, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.


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We stayed at The Chapel Gallery for 4 nights during Easter 2022. The property is simply amazing. It is so well equipped with everything that you would require during your stay. The attention to detail at the property is amazing. The beds are the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in on a holiday, simply lush!!! I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking to stay in Cornwall. It's within short drives to a lot of attractions that you might want to visit so nothing is too far away. Love, love, love

April 2022

The Chapel Gallery is a fabulous, stunning property. Excellent standard all round and everything you could ask for. All the appliances are top quality and it is decorated to a very high standard. Will definitely be returning to this property in the future.

December 2021

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Holidays in Penzance

On a sunny day, St. Michael’s Mount, Mount's Bay and Penzance seafront might be mistaken for the Mediterranean making holidays in Penzance a jet-set-style holiday you can enjoy without climbing on a plane.


Sitting in the corner of a sheltered and attractive bay, the UK’s most westerly town has been a popular resort since the Napoleonic wars when the wealthier English people were cut off from the continent and searched closer to home for fresh air and the newly discovered benefits of sea-bathing. The temperature in Penzance is always a little warmer than elsewhere meaning sub-tropical plants grow well in Morrab Gardens and in the gardens on St. Michael’s Mount. It also means balmy days on one of the nearby beaches are always calling.

Penzance is great for short breaks out of season and there are many boating trips from the harbour that will take you to explore the West Coast from the sea. Due to its excellent road and rail links, Penzance holidays offer something for everyone with lots to see and do. It’s also within a stone’s throw of some of the prettiest places to visit in Cornwall, which are always worth exploring during your stay.

Penzance has secret treats too if you take the time to explore. For a start, the very best way to see Penzance is by the alleys and walkways, the through-lanes from here to there. Take a day to discover the town this way and you will uncover its beautiful parks as well as its Regency and Georgian architecture. 

Penzance also benefits from a wonderful community and comes alive throughout the year with different events and traditions that add waves of colour and music to the seaside town.

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Penzance has one of the mildest climates in the UK!

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Beaches in and near Penzance

With Mount’s Bay providing a beautiful alcove of beaches and the surrounding Penwith coast showing off exactly what west Cornwall has to offer, beach days in Penzance are always on the agenda.

Longrock Beach – Nestled halfway between Marazion and Penzance, this long stretch of sand is great for families. The water remains quite shallow, making it ideal for those who aren’t confident swimmers as well as windsurfers.

Marazion Beach – There are few views from the beach as impressive as Marazion where your beach day benefits from the impressive St Michael’s Mount standing guard over the bay. Stroll across the causeway at low tide, explore the rockpools or tuck into a fish and chips on the rocks.

Perranuthnoe Beach – With a beach café that serves delicious homemade cakes and ice creams, and a ramp for easy access, Peranuthnoe is popular with locals and visitors alike. The expanse of sand, which is second to none for sandcastles, means there’s plenty of room for everyone.

Places to visit near Penzance

Stay in a self catering cottage in Penzance and you’re perfectly situated to explore the surrounding towns and villages, each with their own individual characters and charm. Literally minutes from Penzance is the fishing port of Newlyn while a little further on you’ll find the quaint village of Mousehole with its harbourside bistro, community atmosphere and famous Christmas lights. Take a stroll along the coast to Marazion beach or venture in the opposite direction to the beautiful Lamorna Cove. For more ideas, check out our blog post on days out around Penzance.

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter Solstice with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing through the streets. It's a truly wonderful celebration. 

21st December 2022

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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

6th - 9th July 2022

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year the theme will be 'Back to the Future!

17th - 25th June 2022

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Things to do in Penzance

Jubilee Pool

This beautiful art-deco open-air bathing pool is the UK’s largest seawater lido. There is also an excellent café and a delightfully warm geothermal pool. The pool opens from the end of May until September.  Even in winter, some hardy year-round swimmers use battery rocks (just north of Jubilee Pool) for their daily dip!

Parks and gardens

Morrab Garden is a sub-tropical garden in the heart of Penzance with Victorian fountains and a bandstand, which still plays host to concerts in the summer. The Morrab Library sits in the gardens and is an absolute joy with its wonderful photographic archives and collections. Full of trees and squirrels, Penlee Park has a specific dog-free and child-friendly play area making it ideal for families.

Art galleries

Penlee House Art Gallery & Museum (with an excellent cafe) sits opposite the Penlee open-air theatre and is home to a large collection of Newlyn School paintings as well as more contemporary works. Along the various streets and alleys lie many other superb galleries featuring a mix of local and national artists. Further afield, you have the renowned Newlyn Exchange and the wondrous Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, which is home to many incredible sculptures throughout its grounds. Or, if you want to create your own art, why not embark on one of Penwith’s popular painting holidays to really make the most of Cornish scenery.

Shopping in Penzance

Not all town centres have the beautiful granite terrace and arcade steps, the iron railings; or retain the architecture of previous generations above the modern shop frontages that Penzance enjoys. There are many Georgian and early Victorian facades just above eye-level in Penzance giving a really unique backdrop to your shopping. By way of shops, you’ll find everything from boutiques to big names as well as delis and food shops that are jam-packed with tempting, locally sourced treats.


Penzance, with its recently resurfaced prom and surrounding coastline, is perfectly placed to enjoy some stunning Cornish walks. The further to the west you go, the more rugged and captivating the coastline – although be warned, in Penwith, the more beautiful the view, the steeper the trek to reach it! Our favourite stretch has to be between Mousehole all the way along to the Minack Theatre, which provides days upon days of incredible coastal walks. During your treks, make sure to keep an eye out for some of Cornwall’s ancient sites, which can be found scattered around the wild landscape.

Eating out

Penzance self-catering holidays are perfect; Chapel Street leads up from the harbour to the town centre where you will find a range of restaurants and pubs as well as independent shops and houses of historic interest and importance. Lavenders Deli on Alverton Street is ideal for stocking up on treats for your holiday cottage. Check out our blog on places to eat in Penzance for ideas on where to refuel.

Dog-friendly Penzance

With the sights and smells of the nearby beaches and plenty of dog-friendly pubs (Admiral Benbow is particularly popular with dogs and people alike), Penzance is a wonderful place for a dog-friendly holiday in Cornwall. There are also some great dog-friendly beaches nearby so you can enjoy a proper romp in the sand with your furry best friend.

Events in Penzance

Golowan Festival – Happening every year towards the end of June, Penzance’s Golowan Festival (also known as Mazey Day) is a bright and cheerful celebration of midsummer and promises an array of colour, music and festivities. Watch the parade of intricate puppets that dance through the streets, cheer on the Morris dancers and browse your way through the collection of stalls that sell everything from jewellery to mouth-watering foods.

Penzance Literary Festival - One for all the bookworms out there, the Penzance Literary Festival in July celebrates words in all forms from written to spoken to sung! Come along and catch the many performances, take part in literary discussions and even try your hand at creating your own stuff with the many workshops that take place.

Christmas in Penzance – With Christmas lights turning the whole stretch of coast between St Michael’s Mount and Mousehole into a glittering display, a jovial walk (or drive) is always a great way to get in the festive spirit. In town, you’ll find shop windows awash with intricate displays that tie in with a chosen theme as businesses from all over the town take part in an annual Christmas competition to dazzle shoppers. Santa never misses Penzance when doing the rounds, as you can always find him sitting happily in his grotto during the light switch on. Fairs, processions, and costumed antics take place throughout December, so you’re always in for a spectacle or two when you visit at Christmas.


Getting around

Literally at the end of the line, Penzance is well-placed for holiday makers that prefer the train to a car. For those wanting to tour Mount’s Bay on foot (or on two wheels), there is a superb path that runs right the way along from Marazion to Mousehole, making excellent use of the promenade in Penzance. You can often find food vans along the prom, allowing for a quick refuel with a view during your jaunt. For those with a car, there are numerous car parks around the town as well as in the surrounding villages so you can enjoy Penwith by foot, car, bike or even boat!

What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

We stayed at The Chapel Gallery for 4 nights during Easter 2022. The property is simply amazing. It is so well equipped with everything that you would require during your stay. The attention to detail at the property is amazing. The beds are the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in on a holiday, simply lush!!! I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking to stay in Cornwall. It's within short drives to a lot of attractions that you might want to visit so nothing is too far away. Love, love, love

The Chapel Gallery is a fabulous, stunning property. Excellent standard all round and everything you could ask for. All the appliances are top quality and it is decorated to a very high standard. Will definitely be returning to this property in the future.

Loved the property. Excellent location for exploring Cornwall. Love the welcome pack. Photos on website don’t do it justice. Property is very spacious. Love the artwork! Would definitely return.

The Chapel Gallery is so spacious and comfortable for two couples or a family , everything you need has been thought of and of a very high standard! The proximity of the property to the Railway Station and Bus Station is great for days out , and it’s close to town. Would definitely recommend to friends and would love to stay here again sometime.

We stayed for one week at the Chapel Gallery, Penzance and would highly recommend this place to stay, absolute luxury and the perfect location. We also would highly recommend Aspect Holidays as they have been an absolute delight to deal with from beginning to end.

5 Star all the way and we will be booking back with Aspects next year!

An Absolutely beautifully decorated apartment, with everything that needed. It was spotless. A lovely touch to have fresh bread, milk, tea and scones provided. It was an excellent base to travel and site see during the day and perfect to return to.

What a lovely place to stay , Penzance is the perfect base for exploring Cornwall from surfing at St Ives , beach glass collecting at Marazion , visiting st michaels mount and sunsets at lands end. The Chapel topped it off with luxury home comforts from appliances to linen , everything is thought about in this home and it’s much more spacious than the pictures show. We are a family of four with kids aged 16 and 12 and they loved it , just need to book our return visit now ??

We stayed at the chapel gallery at the beginning of July. It was extremely spacious and a completely luxurious stay. From the pictures we knew the apartment would be nice but they don’t do it justice. It was even nicer than expected and a lot bigger than anticipated. Would highly recommend to anyone. Very worth it for the price you pay!

The Chapel Gallery does not disappoint, if anything the photographs do not do it justice. Very spacious and comfortable, in a perfect location. We've had a great holiday and would love to come back. Thank you. Teresa Gibbs.

A perfect position to see furnishings .bed and linen....all details thought about...

We stayed here for three nights and had a wonderful time. So comfortable, wonderful art and furnishings. We walked the coast path and returned to this beautiful place, warm, cosy, home from home. We will return! Cannot recommend highly enough.