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Address: B3312 Madron To Morvah Road, Bosullow | 2 Miles Drive From Madron, Madron, Penzance TR20 8NY, England

Believed to be a burial chamber or a mausoleum from prehistoric times, this...

Believed to be a burial chamber or a mausoleum from prehistoric times, this well-known Cornish quoit collapsed during a storm in 1815, breaking some stones, and was re-erected several years later.

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Great location

This is a beautiful Quoit in a lovely remote location. Although it is not exactly how it was when it was built, it is still beautiful. But please treat it with respect as ancient... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Helston, United Kingdom
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth stopping to take a look or picture but bare in mind that it has been rebuilt. Despite this it does give a good indicator as to it's original configuration.

Thank Ray G
Helston, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a beautiful Quoit in a lovely remote location. Although it is not exactly how it was when it was built, it is still beautiful. But please treat it with respect as ancient people were probably buried under here. Please refrain from playing around with your children and being silly around the Quoit. You wouldn't in a Church or... More 

1 Thank Areviewer24
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Really lovely isolated place to find peace and tranquility. It was a little foggy when I visited but this just added to the mystery of the place. Felt really special and definitely worth the effort to visit.

Thank Donna F
Spring, Texas
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151 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It was very foggy the day we visited Lanyon Quoit. It really did add to the atmosphere of the place. This is another one of those places that is easy to reach from the road, if you know what road to take. We had a guide who drove us to all the interesting places. I highly recommend getting a guide.

Thank Tsalib
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

if passing worth a look but wouldn't go out of my way to find it may be nice if the weather was nice to take a picnic and a few beeers

Thank ashyBury
Norwich, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Using a satnav to find it based on the post code will lead you to a small farmhouse, of which as you slowly drive by, you'll notice a small posted sign telling you to continue on to Lanyon Quoit. So don't be lead astray. The quoit is a bit after the farm house, just after a small lay-by of which... More 

2 Thank James L
Reading, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had this on my list of places to visit before I ventured to Cornwall for the photographic opportunity. If you are in the Madron area check this place out, it can be found on the B3312 road to Morvah (postcode TR20 8NY). Keep a good lookout as you can easily miss it. There is a National Trust sign on the... More 

2 Thank BakedAlaskaBoy
Newport, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a wonderful place. I would recommend that in Cornwall you visit this ancient stone. It is accessible near the road.

1 Thank Freezingwater2016
Sydney, Australia
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157 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Not the easiest place to find, even with the GPS, but it's doable, & worth the effort. There is a little gap in the hedgerow with a small gate that gets you in. Not easy to spot however.

3 Thank paulrampling
Essex, England
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160 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I visited this ancient burial site whilst I was on a visit to Cornwall, as one reviewer said 'a bit of Fred Flintstone' how did these people 5000 years ago get these stones into a standing position and if that is not hard enough put an even larger stone on top of three standing stones I am truly amazed at... More 

3 Thank Tad666

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