Best Things to See & Do in Sennen

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  • Levant Mine nr Pendeen

    Levant Mine is owned by the National Trust and the restored whim engine is fully functional. In 1919 the mine was the scene of a disaster when the lift bringing the men up the shaft collapsed.

  • As with Madron Well, this water source in the village of Sancreed pre-dates Christianity, though traditional rituals and reverence did not diminish in the Christian world; visits for sacred ritual and healing passing from...

  • The Blind Fiddler

    Standing over 10' high and visible over the hedge from the A30 to Land’s End, this Menhir earned its name, along with numerous other ancient stone sites, from what was probably a moral parable aimed at warding people off...

  • Boscawen Ros standing stone

    Boscawen-Ros is located in the Boleigh area which is brimming with ancient sites. Less than a mile away from the Merry Maidens this solitary stone stands in the middle of a large wheat field. Also referred to as the Longstone, Boscawen-Ros is an...

  • The Drift Stones (The Sisters)

    Also known as the Triganeeris Sisters, or simply 'the Sisters', the Drift Stones are an impressive pair of standing stones situated in a field just off the A30, a few miles west of Penzance near the village of Drift. The largest...
  • Next stop - America

    The last shore station on the north coast of west Cornwall before reaching Land’s End, Pendeen lighthouse stands atop sheer cliffs on a headland below the village of Pendeen, between St Just and St Ives. This whole stretch...

  • Tater Du Lighthouse - Close Up

    Tater Du is the Cornish name for the section of coast near Porthcurno in West Penwith on which this namesake lighthouse stands. A bright white beacon on the dark granite cliffs of the southern approach to Land’s End, Tater...

  • Chun Castle Entrance

    Chun Castle is an impressive Iron Age hill fort on the summit of Chun Downs, near Penzance. Roughly circular, the fort consists of two stone walls, each measuring nearly three meters high and flanked by an external ditch,...
  • Boswens Standing Stone

    Boswens Menhir is a standing stone near St Just in West Penwith, possibly associated with the nearby Tregeseal stone circle. Visible from Tregeseal stone circle, and not far from Chun Quoit, Boswens Menhir stands in the middle...

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