Chysauster Ancient Village

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This Iron Age settlement was originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago.

The village consisted of stone-walled homesteads known as 'courtyard houses', found only on the Land's End peninsula and the Isles of Scilly. The houses line a 'village street', and each had an open central courtyard surrounded by a number of thatched rooms.

There are also the remains of an enigmatic 'fogou' underground passage.

Don't Miss

 
  • A chance to explore the rugged surroundings
  • The spectacular carpet of bluebells in spring
  • The landscape views unchanged over time

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Newmill, Penzance, Cornwall - TR20 8XA (Directions)

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