Tregiffian Burial Chamber

The monument can be viewed from the exterior. Due to current government restrictions, the chamber should not be accessed.

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


St Buryan, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6BQ

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.

Please be aware: 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. 

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.

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