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Fascinating historic site in a beautiful setting parking close by.Can be wet underfoot but... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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Stone circles on Bodmin Moor

Just outside Minions, there's a small free car park where you can stop and take a walk to three... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Iver, 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.
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“bodmin moor” (26 reviews)
“bronze age” (6 reviews)
Liskeard PL14 5LE, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Fascinating historic site in a beautiful setting parking close by.Can be wet underfoot but otherwise an easy walk to the circles.

Thank blanky55
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Just outside Minions, there's a small free car park where you can stop and take a walk to three prehistoric stone circles. They are easily accessible and worth the walk especially if the weather is good. It does get boggy and wet and the wind...More

Thank CaroLef2012
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If the weather was like this in early September, what must it be like in the winter? Wind and driving rain, and the ground was sodden underfoot, but this just added to the atmosphere. Easy to get to from the car park, but far enough...More

Thank MadameMaigret
Reviewed 27 August 2017

A short walk over grass to stone circles and rock formations. The tin mine to the right of the stone circles is actually a visitors centre (unmanned), but we'll worth a visit. The very small village of Minions has three tea shops, although I can't...More

1  Thank WiltshireWanderer12
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are in this part of Cornwall. Free car park on outskirts of Minions. Can get busy at holiday time. Atmospheric place on southern edge of Bodmin Moor. Stout footwear recommended. Best in fine weather. Can easily be combined with a...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Saw the Hurlers and went to see as weather was atrocious. Rain and mist followed by fog. Too bad to push on to see the Cheesewring. Anyway a track runs east to west so head south. Use phone compass. If up at Cheesewrigs just head...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Hurlers are three stone circles on Bodmin Moor, very close to the village of Minions. They aren't particularly tall, so they aren't visible from a distance like Stonehenge, and several of them lie flat or are missing entirely. The walk from Minions is very...More

Thank ihaveshoos
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Hurlers and nearby Cheesewring are fascinating historical and geological features for this area. Excellent walking in the area and a good picnic spot for families. The nearby cafe and pub, which serves good food all day, are both very good.

Thank egregor50
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The parking is free and there are some great information boards that you can read that give you the history of the stones and renovation work that has been carried out. We went on a warm evening and the ground was very dry but do...More

1  Thank Sue G
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with our children and they loved it. Beautiful scenery and a lovely walk. Had a walk through the village minion as well.

1  Thank karrott86
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Heather W
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50.515876, -4.456254 In Minions, Liskeard, PL14 5LL