Best Things to See & Do in Sennen

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  • Geevor Tin Mine - Penden

    Geevor Tin Mine, situated on the Atlantic Coast of the far west of Cornwall, is the largest preserved mining site in the United Kingdom

  • Lafrowda - St Just

    Out in the wilds of West Penwith, St Just is a village steeped in mining history. However, recent years have seen its granite-lined streets transformed every July into a vibrant celebration of community arts. Though not based in...
  • Logan Rock

    Perched on top of the Teryn Dinas(Treen Castle) cliffs at Treen, accross the bay from Porthcurno is the Logan Rock. It's a 65 ton, naturally balanced rock about 30 metres above the sea - at one time the rock would sway or '...

  • Tregiffian Barrow

    A stone's throw from the Merry Maidens, this Neolithic or early Bronze Age barrow or entrance grave has numerous interesting features. It is also only one of three such sites in Cornwall, the others being found at Pennance and...
  • The Pipers of Boleigh

    The Pipers menhirs are set in fields just across the road from the well known Merry Maidens of Boleigh stone circle. In the far west of Cornwall one comes to expect a lot of ancient sites; however, this particular area has an unparalleled...

  • Once described as 'the most perfect of its kind in the West of England' by the historian Borlase, this entrance grave is a petite and well-preserved example of a barrow only found on the westernmost Cornish tip and on Scilly...

  • Tanglewood Wild Garden

    Are you looking for a wild getaway in Cornwall? Look no further as Penzance is home to the Tanglewood Wild Garden. Tanglewood Wild Garden is a 9-acre natural garden and woodland boasting four ponds. The dog-friendly gardens are kept as natural...

  • Levant Mine - Botallack

    The engine house of the Levant mine, famous for its rich undersea deposits of both copper and tin, is situated on a cliff edge five miles from Land's End

  • Tregeseal East Stone Circle

    Overlooked by the rocky outcrop of Carn Kenidjack on Truthwall Common near St Just are what remains of a complex of perhaps three stone circles. Today all that remains is the Tregeseal East stone circle.

    What is...

  • The five holed stones found on Kenidjack Common are somewhat of an enigma. Relatively little known when compared to neighbouring Tregeseal East stone circle and virtually unheard of when compared to the nearby superstar of...

  • The Selus Stone

    The Selus Stone is thought to date from the fifth or sixth centuries, providing crucial evidence of early habitation in the area around St Just in Penwith. Originally the Romano-Christian stone was built into the church wall,...
  • Chûn Quoit

    Positioned high on the exposed north coast of Cornwall, Chun Quoit is remarkable for being the only dolmen in the area to have retained its capstone in its original setting around 5000 years after its inauguration, the four...
  • Treryn Dinas - Treen Castle

    On the far side of Porthcurno cove is the imposing and rugged granite headland of Treryn Dinas or Treen Castle. These cliffs are best known as the location of Logan Rock, a naturally occurring 65 ton rock balanced 100ft (30m...

  • Boskednan Stone Circle detail

    The Boskednan stone circle is located in an area of moorland rich in megalithic sites. Within a mile of the site are notable stones such as Men-an-Tol, Men Scryfa and Carfury menhir to mention a few. Within the immediate vicinity...

  • Sancreed Beacon is a granite hill, rising nearly two hundred meters above sea level, with several Bronze Age burial mounds on top and the remains of a Bronze Age hut on the western slope. The Beacon, which gives spectacular views of the Land's...

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