Tregiffian Burial Chamber

Tregiffian Burial Chamber

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


St Buryan, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6BG

Before You Go

Tregiffian is a Neolithic or early Bronze Age chambered tomb with a walled and roofed entrance passage which leads into a central chamber.

Managed by the Cornwall Heritage Trust.

Read more about the history of the burial chamber.

Before You Go

How to Find It: The burial chamber is two miles southeast of St. Buryan on the B3315.

Parking: There is a small parking area for the Merry Maidens Stone Circle, a short distance away from the chamber. The chamber can be found by following the road to the south-west. Please take care walking along the grass verge.

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.

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Plan a Great Day Out

Shops, toilets and a pub can be found in nearby St Buryan. The Merry Maidens (not within the care of English Heritage) is a late Neolithic stone circle located 100 metres from the parking area.

A short drive away is the ancient Iron Age village of Carn Euny, where you can see the foundations of stone houses dating from the 2nd to the 4th centuries AD. A few miles further north-west is Ballowall Barrow, a Bronze Age tomb in a spectacular cliff-edge position.


The sunrise through the conservatory at Witley Court.

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