Penzance is a historic town in the south-east of Cornwall, located on the southern coast of the county. The town holds a long and varied history, with settlement in the area dating back to the Bronze Age. Its location on the coast has since made Penzance a perfect location for fishing and trade, and is probably most famous for its singing pirates! In the modern day, Penzance is a scenic market town with beautiful sea views and a plethora of independent and high-street shops, as well as a range of up-market restaurants and cafes, in addition to the ubiquitous fish and chips. Penzance offers a full range of activities for days out in and around the town, from museum and galleries to a simple wander along the coastline and its beautiful shopping streets. Properties to rent in Penzance runs from a full range of affordable flats and apartments to grand properties with excellent sea views and everything in between, including quaint cottages and beautiful family homes, offering something for everyone. Penzance also offers excellent schools, with many having been given either "good" or "outstanding" ratings on Ofsted.