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Bant's Carn Burial Chamber and Halangy Down Ancient Village

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Interesting - the kids even said it was cool!

It's not the easiest to find (especially after long coastal walk there from Hugh Town!) so a few... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Digbyziggy
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Redhill, United Kingdom
Great fun and good information on display

We walked through the ancient village on a coastal walk, other families were picnicking within the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liz P
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Having walked a coastal path on a exceptionally hot afternoon ,we found the Ban'ts Carn Burial.. It was larger than we expected covering most of the area of a hill. There was an information board that was helpful.. Worth a visit if you are in...More

Thank CAROL T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not the easiest to find (especially after long coastal walk there from Hugh Town!) so a few extra signs on the path would help but this is well worth a visit to get a feel for Iron Age life on the island. The signage...More

Thank Digbyziggy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked through the ancient village on a coastal walk, other families were picnicking within the old houses. We had a great game of hide and seek amongst the stones - the children didn’t want to walk on!! Usual lovely Scilly views from the site...More

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visible from the St Martin's boat taxi, this ancient settlement and burial site is well worth a visit. Interesting signboard give you an insight into the dwellings and burial chamber.

Thank rhyscollins1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is surrounded by history and spectacular views across the islands. The walk there is so worth while doing

Thank johnandmargaret2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like historical sites this one is beautiful and a must. You can see where the ancient round houses and burial mound were when the shore line was in a different place.There is an interesting information board and the site is well maintained but...More

Thank saturn1902
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is full of history high up on a hillside overlooking the sea. It is quite a walk and you need to be fit.

Thank bkescape
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful setting and a fascinating historical location, it is well worth a visit, either as part of a walk around the coast of st Mary’s or as a destination on its own.

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed July 7, 2018

The burial chamber is something to tick off as you head around St Mary’s. The chamber is well maintained with some basic information. It is approach by a short walk from the main road across some beautiful heath land. Like most places on the islands...More

Thank janepG6761ND
Reviewed July 7, 2018

If you are walking around the island it’s worth visiting. The location is perched on a hill over looking the stunning coast. It’s well kept with some seating and signage explaining a bit about the site and it’s history. You can actually visualise the village...More

Thank Rosie T
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