The stone of the ninth century Cornish King Doniert on the south east side of Bodmin Moor. Across the hedge, in the distance the village of St Cleer.
Ponies grazing on Bodmin Moors, the famous rock formation “The Cheesewring” can be spotted in the backgound.
Cornwall experienced higher temperature’s and rain this week, 1000 feet up on Bodmin Moor the snow is slowly melting around this notably Cornish landscape, you can almost imagine a Piskie might jump out on you from behind one of the small ancient trees.
The Hulers stones a Bronze Age Monument (c.1500 BC) consisting of three stone circles in a line and a reminder of Cornwalls Celtic roots. South Phoenix from Cornwall’s mining past in the background. South Phoenix has a long history. The ground was worked under the name Wheal Prosper in the 1830s when it was part […]
The Hurlers – Early Bronze age stone circles at Minions. Watch slideshow here
Common Moor is near Minions on the SE tip of Bodmin Moor, Minions it is the highest village in Cornwall.
Ancient Cornish woodlands on the edge of Bodmin Moor.
During all this wet weather we’ve been having this lamb found itself a nice dry patch to have a nap, fast asleep about six thirty this morning on a rock on Bodmin Moor, wonder if it counted humans before nodding off…
Kit Hill Country Park (which includes the hill and surrounding areas), was given to the people of Cornwall in 1985 to mark the birth of Prince William, by his father, the Duke of Cornwall (Prince Charles). It is managed by Cornwall Council and consists of some 400 acres. This area of the Tamar Valley is […]
Mining first commenced in 1836 under the name of Cornwall United Mine, but was unsuccessful. Reopened about 1844 as Phoenix Mine, West Phoenix Mine was included within the set in 1875, after which the mine was worked as Phoenix United for more info visit Trevithick Society More photos from Bodmin Moor here..
The old railway track at Minions, once a hive of Cornish industry, now has World Heritage status.
Photo album – Minions, Bodmin Moor, June 2009.