Humphry Davy School is situated in the heart of Penzance, on Coombe Road, TR18 2TG. 

By Road: 

  • A30 from Penzance (Tesco Roundabout), follow signs for Lands End
  • At the next roundabout, turn left  onto Treweath Road
  • Continue straight on at the next 2 roundabouts.
  • You will see Princess May Recreation ground on the left hand side.
  • Our school is located opposite the Recreation ground on the right.

Visitors should enter the site via the Visitors entrance, the gate opposite Rosevean Veterinary practice.  Visitor parking is provided at the front of the main school building, near reception.  We have 20 visitor parking spaces, and 3 designated accessible parking spaces.  Additional parking is available on nearby streets.

By Bus:

First Kernow operates the following public services directly to and from Humphry Davy School:

A1:        Penzance – Lands End (Via Newlyn – Treen)

U4:        Penryn Campus – Penzance (Via Helston – Goldsithney)

5:           Sheffield – Penzance (Via Gwavas – Newlyn)

M6:        Penzance – Mousehole (Via Newlyn – Sheffield)

16:         Roscadghill Parc – Penzance – St Ives (Via Gulval – Ludgvan)

16A:       Roscadghill Parc – Penzance – St Ives (Via Newmill – Zennor)     

A17:       Pendeen – St Ives (Via St Just – Penzance)

39A:       Townshend - St Hilary - Goldsithney (For HDS Students Only)

Please see the First Kernow website for timetable information:

First Kernow Timetable Information

Cornwall Council School Transport Services

Students may qualify for free travel if Humphry Davy School is their nearest school and is more than 3 miles from their home address.  There are additional entitlements for students from families on a low income.  For more information, please refer to Cornwall Council’s website.

By Rail:

The West Coast Mainline serves Penzance, and there are a number of trains which arrive in time for the start of school, and leave at the end of the school day.  For more information, please see GWR’s website.

Should any parents experience difficulties in arranging travel to and from school, please contact the Assistant to the Business Manager via the main school number 01736 363559.

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