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If you are travelling in by train then you will find a taxi rank right outside the station in Penzance which is generally very well serviced; if you are driving  down the A30 then please be aware that parking can be somewhat limited in Penzance and occasionally pricey. The closest large car park to the venue  is marked on the map.


The Penzance YHA is cheap and well-appointed and less than a mile from the venue with bar and ensuite rooms. Alternatively, check available nearby at AirBnB. You can use our Facebook page to connect with other attending filmmakers to reduce the costs, or just create more of a party atmosphere. There are many guesthouses in Penzance within walking distance.

The address for the 2019 Festival is:

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Where to Eat in Penzance

Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar
££ – £££, Seafood, British
The Shore Restaurant
££££, Seafood, European, British
Old Lifeboat House Bistro
££ – £££, Seafood, European, British
Mermaid Alley
££ – £££, International, British
Duke Street Cafe
££ – £££, Cafe, British
The Honey Pot
££ – £££, Cafe, British, Soups
Coco Loco Mexican Restaurant
££ – £££, Mexican, International
The Bakehouse Restaurant
££ – £££, Steakhouse, British, Seafood
Canapes and Deli Shop
£, Polish, Cafe, European
Blacks of Chapel Street
££ – £££, Seafood, European, British
Lewis Fish and Chips
£, Seafood, Fast food, British
Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar
££ – £££, Seafood, British
The Pirates Rest
£, Seafood, Fast food, British
Harbourside Cafe
£, Cafe, British