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Just north of Golitha falls there is a car park on your left as you approach Minions. From there it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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3 Large stone circles high on Bodmin Moor

If you like your stone circles, then the Hurlers Stone Circles is actually 3, with more nearby on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Said to have been hurled by an angry God in response to violation of His Sabbath day, these three large stone circles are built close together and vary in size from 105 feet to 135 feet across.
Liskeard PL14 5LE, England
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All reviews engine house bodmin moor heritage centre bronze age a small car park wild ponies longer walk wet underfoot historic place tin mining brilliant views fantastic weather lovely walk photo opportunity circular walk great photo opportunities dogs are allowed
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just north of Golitha falls there is a car park on your left as you approach Minions. From there it is a short walk (you can see the circles from the car park where there is an information board). The first circle has been largely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you like your stone circles, then the Hurlers Stone Circles is actually 3, with more nearby on the Bodmin Moor. Just to the north of the village of Minions high on Bodmin Moor, the Hurlers Stone Circles are easy to get to, but a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hurlers is an ancient stone circle but for me, the Cheesewring is a better spectacle. A tower of very large rocks, which were piled on top of each other in ancient times. The Cheeswring can be climbed very easily. Once on the top of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

A wonderful place to walk .wild ponies .sheep and cows. However it can get very very busy after May. Parking is free but the two car parks can get full which can mean parking wherever you can. Weather can change quickly so make sure you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Was surprised to find these three stone circles as hadn't heard of them before. Obviously less impressive than Stonehenge but in a more impressive situation. Reached by easy walk from nearest carpark, at Minions. Visit should be combined with a walk onwards up to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Having recently moved to the area, this has become our favourite evening dog walk. The views are amazing. Some of the best sunsets. No matter how many times I go I still love seeing the stones and being in the moorland. Well worth a visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank FinMcDin
Reviewed October 2, 2018

An amazing place to visit, best on a lovely day, but also nice when windy to blow away the cobwebs. An amazing ring of stones some still standing, also worth wandering over the moors enjoying the freedom to visit the Cheesewring. A stone standing circles...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

A beautiful atmospheric place and so peaceful. We walked across the moorland from the free car park at Minions to Hurlers. Hardly anyone about except sheep and birds. If you get this far, its a must to go on to Cheesewring!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marion h
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The carpark is free, large and in September practically empty. The stone circles are about a 5 minute casual stroll from the carpark. The site itself is not very interesting (apart from the age) but the views across the moors are fantastic. Good photo opportunity....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Drehort
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This is an historic place. Not as big or dramatic as Stone Henge , but just as interesting. The area around is great for walking . We did it on a really wet day but will return in better weather.

Date of experience: September 2018
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50.515876, -4.456254 In Minions, Liskeard, PL14 5LL