8 Sights in Cornwall, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

1. Adrenalin Quarry

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Adrenalin Quarry is a family-owned visitor attraction and adventure park in Menheniot, Cornwall, United Kingdom. It opened in Easter 2009, on the site of an old flooded quarry and offers five rides: The Aquapark, The Zip, The Giant Swing, Axe throwing and Karting. As an area of special scientific interest, the attraction concentrates on low-carbon gravity rides which have minimal or zero impact on the local environment. It has been featured in a number of British newspapers, including The Sunday Times and The Guardian as a top attraction to visit in Cornwall.

Wikipedia: Adrenalin Quarry (EN), Website

2. Ding Dong mines

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The Ding Dong mines lie in an old and extensive mining area situated in the parish of Madron, in Penwith, Cornwall, England. They are about two miles north east of the St Just to Penzance road. They look out over Mount's Bay and St Michael's Mount to the south west. Since 2006 the site has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site, part of Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape.

Wikipedia: Ding Dong mines (EN)

3. Boskednan stone circle

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Boskednan stone circle is a partially restored prehistoric stone circle near Boskednan, around 4 miles northwest of the town of Penzance in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The megalithic monument is traditionally known as the Nine Maidens or Nine Stones of Boskednan, although the original structure may have contained as many as 22 upright stones around its 69-metre perimeter.

Wikipedia: Boskednan stone circle (EN)

4. Trethevy Quoit

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Trethevy Quoit is a well-preserved megalithic structure between St Cleer and Darite in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is known locally as "the giant's house". Standing 9 feet (2.7 m) high, it consists of five standing stones capped by a large slab and was added to the Heritage at Risk Register in 2017.

Wikipedia: Trethevy Quoit (EN)

5. The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan are located near Mevagissey in Cornwall, England and are considered to be amongst the most popular in the UK. The gardens are typical of the 19th century Gardenesque style with areas of different character and in different design styles.

Wikipedia: Lost Gardens of Heligan (EN)

6. Fenacre Stone Circle

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Fernacre, also known as Fernacre stone circle or Fernacre circle, is a stone circle located on the slopes of the De Lank River, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) northeast of St Breward on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall in the United Kingdom.

Wikipedia: Fernacre (EN)

7. King Doniert’s Stone

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King Doniert's Stone consists of two pieces of a decorated 9th-century cross, near St Cleer on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. The inscription is believed to commemorate Dungarth, King of Cornwall, who died around 875.

Wikipedia: King Doniert's Stone (EN)

8. St Gothian, Gwithian Parish Church

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St Gothian's Church, Gwithian is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England Diocese of Truro in Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK. Nothing is known about St Gothian, Gocianus or Gwithian.

Wikipedia: St Gothian's Church, Gwithian (EN)


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