We made an August visit to Boskednan and Tregeseal, to find two of Cornwall’s ancient stone circles, set on heather clad heathland
Ancient sites in West Cornwall
Here in West Cornwall we have a rich heritage of well preserved ancient sites from early man to explore.
We've visited some of the best of them and recorded stone circles, healing stones, menhirs,burial chambers and ancient courtyard settlements here with photo gallery, historical notes and a blog post to help you choose your destinations
Explore the atmospheric ancient healing well at Madron on the Land’s End Peninsula or “Boswarthen Celtic chapel and well” you will plunge back through the centuries into the ancient heart of Celtic Cornwall.
There are so many fascinating Ancient Sites to explore here in West Cornwall and this week we revisited the once mighty Iron Age fort of Chun Castle again, set beside the remarkable preserved Chun Quoit in a commanding position high on the downs with spectacular views over West Penwith. I had read that the Castle […]
Cape Cornwall towers above the sea, crowned by a statuesque mine chimney, with fabulous views from the summit back across the sea to Sennen and Land’s End. In fact Cape Cornwall was thought to be the Land’s End until more accurate mapping deposed it from its throne and many Cornishmen hold this to be true […]
Logan Rock presides over a beautiful stretch of coast land that sweeps away in one direction passed pale sandy beaches of Pedn Vounder and Porthcurno to the world famous Minack Theatre to the west and guarded by the pale white outline of the Tater Du lighthouse to the east. The Logan Rock takes its name […]
We took a look at some of the ages of art yesterday in our local churches, visiting the 15th century Frescoes in Breage church and the Penzance and Newlyn school paintings in St Hilary – well worth a detour if you are looking for a different interest on you holiday in Cornwall. We’ve been […]
Carn Euny is an ancient courtyard village settlement set around a deep fugue on the Land’s End Peninsula in West Cornwall
We visited Boscawen-un stone circle again this week mainly because Charles love to photograph the ancient Cornish landmarks and at one point he had built up a fairly good collection but it was sadly lost down a crack of the computer never to be seen again. The years have gone by and a return […]
My September diary of travels with lucy Land Rover. You see, we only have a couple of hours to spare most days and the bright fresh days at the beginning of the month were perfect to set off out and about to explore beyond Penzance – with the help of Lucy Land Rover of course!. […]
One question I’m often asked by our bed and breakfast guests is “What is the meaning of Ednovean?” And of course as with all farm and field names that have been passed down over the centuries, it is the names themselves that hold knowledge of ancient names for the area. The name Ednovean was originally […]