Carnson House Location
|By ROAD approaching
from the East
... from Exeter, Bodmin, Truro, Falmouth, St Ives
Penzance is now an easy journey, with M5 Motorway or A303
to Exeter and A30 onward to Penzance. The A30 is now dual-carriageway
for most of its length from Exeter.
Approach Penzance on the A30 and, on reaching the roundabout
(traffic circle) at the end of the dual carriageway where
a 'Tesco' filling station is located on the right-hand side
of the road, take the first exit signed to 'Town Centre'.
On entering the town area about 600 yards later, the railway station
building is seen on the left-hand side of the road
followed by a set of traffic lights. Carnson House is 25 yards
before the traffic lights on the right-hand side of the road.
Car parking is available closeby.
|By ROAD approaching from
... from Lands End, St Just, Minack Theatre
||Nearing the town on the A30, follow the 'by-pass' road around
the town to the 'Tesco' roundabout (traffic circle) at the eastern
side of the town. Go all round the roundabout and take the last
exit signed to 'Town Centre'. Then follow the directions as
above. (This route avoids having to drive through the town centre)
There are frequent
train services from London, the Midlands and the North of
England and Scotland direct to Penzance, with connecting services
from Wales, the East and South Coasts of England. For full
details of services and timetables, check the
National Rail Enquiries Timetable service. (N.B. This will be displayed
in a new window - please close that window on completion)
Turn right out of the train station exit, then turn right
again and walk up the short road alongside the station. At
the top of this slight rise, cross the street - using the
light-controlled crossing if you wish - when Carnson House will
be seen facing towards the station 25 yards along the main
road looking to the right. This is only a two minute walk
and a taxi is not normally needed.
coaches operate from most major centres in England and Scotland
either direct to Penzance, or with limited changes en route.
For full details of services and timetables, check the
National Express Timetable service. (N.B. This will
be displayed in a new window - please close that window on
Local bus services operate to Penzance from Lands End, St
Ives, Truro, Falmouth and most local towns.
On leaving the coach/bus station, turn to the right and walk
past the Tourist Information Centre and up the short road
alongside the train station. Then follow the directions under
"By TRAIN" above.