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“Worth a look if you are in the area.”

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 now comprises eleven stones, two of which are fallen. The even spacing between the surviving stones suggests that the site was originally laid out as a perfect circle about 70 ft. in diameter, comprising 22 or 23 stones.

In 2009, archaeologists re-erected two of the fallen stones, so there are now 11 upright stones in the circle.

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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 Cove coming from Penzance. Worth a visit.

3  Thank JOC834
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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
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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 first place.
According to tradition (obviously wrong for so many reasons) this is the bit of Cornwall Christ visited on one of his childhood trips with Joseph of Arithimea.
Even at the height of summer it's quiet and peaceful.
I strongly recommend you finish your walk at the Lanyon Tea rooms-excellent cream tea.

5  Thank Tertullian3in1
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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 a similar interest to go see.
Make that tiny effort.

3  Thank RoyL65
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