Best Things to See & Do in St-Buryan

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  • Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital

    Bird hospital and sanctuary for sick and injured birds

  • Morrab Gardens. Sup-tropical garendens located between Penzance's town centre and promenade

  • Men-an-Tol holed stone
    An unusual and attractive Cornish site, the Mên-an-Tol is believed to belong to the Bronze Age, thereby making it around 3,500 years old, though little evidence has been found. It consists of four stones, the most memorable being the...
  • Golowan Devil

    In the Cornish language, Golowan (or Goluan or Gol-Jowan) means the Feast of St John and it is on St John’s eve, the 23rd of June, that the festivities begin for this revived tradition in Penzance. (The patron saint of the town, the town hall is...

  • Historic Chapel Street - Penzance

    The oldest part of Penzance is the quay. From here it extended up what is now Chapel Street which is rich in history and contains an eclectic mix of buildings and businesses. Most of the street dates back to the mid 18th...

  • 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

  • Newlyn Fish Festival

    Every August Bank Holiday Monday the fishing port of Newlyn hosts its own lively Fish Festival, celebrating all things fish. There are local arts and crafts on offer, along with demonstrations of live cookery, musical and theatre events, children...

  • 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...
  • Lands End from the air

    Land's End, jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean at the furthest western tip of Cornwall, is the first and last extremity of mainland Britain and a famous hotspot for rare birds of passage.

    Autumn and winter are the...

  • 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...

  • Cape Cornwall nr St Just

    Sitting at (almost) the furthest point in Cornwall, Cape Cornwall is just four miles north of Land's End, the western extreme of Great Britain. Until 200 years ago and the creation of Ordnance Survey mapping, this small...

  • 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...
  • 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...

  • Ballowall Barrow - Carn Gluze

    The Ballowal entrance tomb on the cliffs near St Just is special because it is in fact a complex of barrows and cists from different periods, spanning the Neolithic and Bronze Ages (3500-2500BC), and the only one of its kind...

  • The Exchange Gallery - Penzance

    Contemporary art gallery showcasing the very best of national and international contemporary art. The converted telephone exchange also has a cafe and education space

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