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

There is no parking here, The lane is narrow so you need to find somewhere to pull over where you will not block the traffic. Be careful getting out of your car as the locals tend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is no parking here, The lane is narrow so you need to find somewhere to pull over where you will not block the traffic. Be careful getting out of your car as the locals tend to use the road a bit like a racetrack despite it being bendy and twisty! The day we visited it had rained over night... More 

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Thank LadyGail62
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place has a magical atmosphere. Almost like feeling a connection with our ancestors who used this as a place for gatherings. We visited passing by, a few cows and bulls from the nearby farm were around grazing. Which made it for interesting pictures!

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Thank Davide C
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

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.

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Thank Ray G
Helston, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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 

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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.

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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.

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Thank Tsalib
Bury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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

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Thank ashyBury
Norwich, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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 

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2 Thank James L
Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 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 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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.

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