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Penzance, England

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 21, 2023

Summary: Penzance, UK is a picturesque seaside town with a mild climate and a relaxed atmosphere. Expats love the stunning scenery, the friendly locals, and the easy access to the rest of Cornwall. The weather in Penzance is mild, with average temperatures ranging from 41°F (5°C) in the winter to 68°F (20°C) in the summer. The average cost of living for an expat is estimated to be around $2,000 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $800 per month, while a two bedroom apartment is around $1,200 per month. The population of Penzance is 21,000.

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Penzance, they said:

"Penzance is a beautiful coastal town in Cornwall, UK, and is a popular destination for retirees. Before retiring in Penzance, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is higher than the UK average. It is also important to research the local healthcare system and the availability of medical services. Additionally, expats should be aware of the weather in Penzance, which can be unpredictable and can include strong winds and rain. Finally, expats should research the local culture and customs to ensure they are well-prepared for their new life in Penzance," explained one expat living in Penzance, England.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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