Best Things to See & Do in St-Buryan

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  • 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...

  • Home to a permanent collection of Newlyn School paintings and an exhibition detailing the history of Penzance

  • View from Wheal Edward mine, Botallack

    Used in the filming of the BBC's Poldark series as the family's mining interests of Wheal Leisure and Grambler, Botallack Mine has become some of Cornwall's most iconic industrial heritage. Owned by the National Trust, its overground structures,...

  • 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...

  • Jubilee Pool - Penzance

    Situated at the eastern end of Penzance's promenade is one of the jewels in Penzance's crown - the iconic art deco Jubilee Pool. Opened in 1935, to celebrate King George V's Silver Jubilee the pool is testament to Penzance's...

  • Newlyn Art Gallery

    Public art gallery featuring contemporary art. Located on the edge of Newlyn Green, overlooking the sea, the gallery take full advantage of its position with the recent addition of a glass pavilion.

  • Lanyon Quoit
    Situated in largely unpopulated and treeless Cornish landscape between Madron and Morvah, Lanyon Quoit, along with other Cornish dolmens, dates back to the Neolithic period (3500-2500BC), predating both the pyramids in Egypt and metal...
  • Cape Cornwall from Carn Gloose

    Not far along the cliffs from the Crowns Engine Houses, and past several more tall chimneys and cordoned-off mine shafts, lies what remains of the Kenidjack Cliff Castle, an Iron-Age promontory fort. All that can be seen of the...
  • 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...

  • Land’s End, with its rugged wave battered cliffs, is the most westerly point in mainland England and the most visited outdoor tourist attraction in Cornwall

  • 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...
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • View back to Porthgwarra Cove

    Porthgwarra is famous for its unusual seabirds, migrants which often turn up in spring or autumn after a southerly storm to take refuge in the sheltered hollows of this long and unspoilt valley.

    Culminating in Gwennap...

  • 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...

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