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Really eerie place

We visited the Nine Maidens on a dull overcast day, kind of added to the atmosphere within the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Denny B
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Crazy hard to locate but worth it!!

Found this on a map and decided to go "Indiana Jones". Took us forever to find it, but finally at... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
KenmareLisa
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Orlando, Florida
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New Mill, Penzance, England
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We visited the Nine Maidens on a dull overcast day, kind of added to the atmosphere within the stone circle. An amazing piece of preserved history that has open access, a bit difficult to find but well worth the trip. Told by friends that the...More

Thank Denny B
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Found this on a map and decided to go "Indiana Jones". Took us forever to find it, but finally at sunset we came across it. Wonderful find and super for dowsing. Very peaceful and secluded. FREE

4  Thank KenmareLisa
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Although it is also known as the Nine Maidens, the Boskednan stone circle lies in open ground with access via trackways from Boskednan, Ding Dong Engine House, Men-an-Tol and via Carn Galver. The ground is extremely muddy so you need to be careful. The circle...More

27  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 13 June 2016

If your in the area it is well worth a visit to see this site and arrangement of stones which is there since monolithic times and is very close to the road for viewing. It is located about .5 mile past the turn for Lamorna...More

3  Thank JOC834
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Taken in on a little ancient site exploration. Fascinating and always gives a pause for thought. Previous directions in reviews will help you find it.

3  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Well worth the walk. Not a difficult walk to see this ring, you can also take in the Men an Tol en route. On a good day you can see the sea on four sides which might be why the circle is there in the...More

5  Thank Tertullian3in1
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We took in this place as part of a short tour og the Ancients with our friends. Have passed this many times and as with the other curio's that Cornwall is so fortunate to posses it is always a joy to take friends who have...More

3  Thank RoyL65
Reviewed 3 April 2013

This circle is one of a set which includes Boscawen-un, The merry maidens of Buryan and Tregeseal East in this "Holy land of Stone circles". Please help the CASPN (Cornish Ancient sites protection Network) to preserve the place by following the countryside code and treating...More

2  Thank David R
Reviewed 11 October 2012

The Nine Maidens of Boskednan are located some way south of the B3306 and are easiest to access via the unclassified road that runs due south from the B3306 to Gulval, just outside Penzance. They stand on a windswept hillside surrounded by gorse and heather....More

10  Thank GBfromDevizes
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