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 in West Cornwall.. We revisited the once mighty Iron Age fort of Chun Castle set beside the remarkable preserved Chun Quoit, in a commanding position high on the downs, with spectacular views over West Penwith.
Logan Rock presides over a beautiful stretch of coastline with dramatic cliffs and sandy beaches
We took a look at some of the ages of art yesterday in our local churches, by visiting the 15th century Frescoes in Breage church and the Penzance and Newlyn school paintings in St Hilary. Each are well worth a detour if you are looking for a different interest on your holiday in Cornwall. We’ve […]
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 loves to photograph the ancient Cornish landmarks! 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 visit to […]
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 […]
Cornwall wears her history lightly and it sometimes feels that the past is still a whisper away. To visit the high places on the Penwith moors untouched by agriculture, as part of your holiday, will be to touch history. There are sites in Cornwall that represent every period of history and Cornwall has more nationally […]