Mên-an-Tol

Mên-an-Tol

Overview

This iconic and highly photogenic site is one of the best known megalithic structures in Britain.

see the Historic Cornwall or the Wikipedia website

What makes it special

  • Look through this megalithic "eye"

Hostels nearby

Mên-an-Tol

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Map references

OS Map: 203, and Explorer 102

OS Grid Ref: SW426349

Lat/Lng: 50.159017, -5.604219

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Climbing in Penzance

Climbing in Penzance

The area is famous for its granite routes, including Chair Ladder and Commando Ridge, but there are other options including the vertical wall at Gurnard's Head.

Geevor Mine

Geevor Mine and Levant Beam Engine

7.1 miles The largest mining museum in Britain with underground tours and “gold” panning. Levant Beam Engine is a short walk away. Visit the website  

Running in Penzance

Running in Penzance

Admittedly Cornwall is more famous for its leisurely pace of life and calorific cream teas than its enthusiasm for running!

coasteering

Coasteering in Land's End

If you are looking to combine water sports with climbing then Coasteering is for you. Kernow Coasteering offer coasteering adventures on the rocky coastline close to YHA Land’s End.

Cycling in Penzance

Cycling in Penzance

Explore the quieter back roads of Penwith, with their wealth of ancient sites and superb views or take an easy ride along Cycle Route 3 to St Michael's Mount.

An arty fish textured facade outside a cornish fishmarket in Cornwall

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

The only Cornish gallery specialising in the Newlyn School artists, the museum also covers West Cornwall's social history. Visit the Gallery's website

Priests Cove Cape, near St Just-in-Penwith

St Just-in-Penwith

This ancient Cornish mining town, Britain's most westerly town, has a wealth of artistic talent and Plain-an-Gwarry - an open air mediaeval theatre, situated near the WWII War Memorial. Nearby ther

Climbing at YHA Lands End

Climbing at Lands End

If you are looking to combine water sports with climbing then Coasteering is for you.

Watersports at Lands End

Watersports at Lands End

If you've never surfed before, then book a lesson at Sennen Cove - tuition, board and wetsuit hire are all available in the village. More experienced surfers will enjoy the big waves at Gwynver.

Running at Land's End

Running at Land's End

Penzance to Land's End Distance: 16.5 miles/ 27km   Start/Finish: Penzance Station TR18 2LT, Land's End   Terrain: Trail, road, coast path   Toughness: Challenging   A

Walking and Rambling at Lands End

Walking and Rambling at Lands End

With footpaths heading in all directions from the hostel door, you'll soon enjoy cliff top views towards Land's End before crossing the sands of Sennen Cove, or passing Cape Cornwall and the dramatic

Lands End

Land's End

The most south-westerly point in mainland Britain, with spectacular views, iconic signpost and a range of visitor attractions.

Leach Pottery

Leach Pottery

The most famous and certainly the most influential studio pottery in the world!

St Ives

St Ives

Home of the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, this wonderful seaside town has great views and sandy beaches.