Hurlers Stone Circles

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours.


Minions, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 5LE

Before You Go

Three fine late Neolithic or early Bronze Age stone circles arranged in a line, a grouping unique in England.

Hurlers Stone Circles are probably the best examples of ceremonial circles in the south west. According to legend, they are the remains of men petrified for playing hurling on a Sunday.

The site is managed by the Cornwall Heritage Trust.

Read more about the history of the stone circles.

Before You Go

Parking: Free parking is available a 1/4 mile walk away from the site.

How to Find it: The stones can be found a short walk away from the car park across uneven ground, heading towards the Cheesewring.

Facilities: A tea room and shop can be found in the nearby village of Minions.

Please Be Aware: Bodmin Moor is known for its changeable weather conditions so come prepared with suitable clothing as the site is remote and very exposed.

Sheep and ponies are often grazing the area, so please keep dogs on leads.

English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.  

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.

Plan a Great Day Out

A very short drive away is the extraordinary monument of Trethevy Quoit, which is another fine example of Cornwall's Neolithic history. Further afield, visit the town of Launceston and the imposing remains of its medieval castle.