This well-preserved and impressive Neolithic 'dolmen' burial chamber stands 2.7 metres high. There are five standing stones, surmounted by a huge capstone.
Managed by the Cornwall Heritage Trust.
Read more about the history of Trethevy Quoit.
Before You Go
Parking: There is a small parking area adjacent to the site.
Facilities: Toilets, shops and a pub can be found a short drive away in St Cleer.
Please Be Aware: The land in which the monument stands is owned by the Cornwall Heritage Trust.
Dogs: Sheep occasionally graze the field, so please keep dogs on leads.
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