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Stunning views

We visited here in September on a lovely sunny day and the views are just amazing, you can see for... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
rebz8
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Peace, exercise and a great veiw

Pleasant gentle climb, gets a bit steep near the top. On a clear day you can see for miles in all... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
preori
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London, United Kingdom
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The Cheesewring, located in Bodmin Moor, is one of many menhirs, or prehistoric circle of standing stones, which is approximately 3,500 years old.
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All reviews standing stones great walk engine house free car park walking shoes stone circle easy climb cattle and sheep wear good shoes rock formations tin mine well worth the effort worth the climb beautiful area the pub minions quarry
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We visited here in September on a lovely sunny day and the views are just amazing, you can see for miles! Lots of wildlife and cattle- our dogs were big fans of the cows and sheep! A gentle walk suitable for all of us, whiled...More

Thank rebz8
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Pleasant gentle climb, gets a bit steep near the top. On a clear day you can see for miles in all directions. Visitors centre in old mine plant room, full of history and wildlife you can see in the area. Minions village has two tea...More

Thank preori
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Saw the Cheesewring from Hurlers standing stones and, being in our mid sixties, doubted we could make it to the top. We did though; it wasn't as hard a climb as we had thought and so worth it. The view from the top is stunning...More

Thank marion h
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We hadn't planned to visit the cheese ring, but we were in the area and I am so glad that we did. It turned out to be one of the nicest experiences of our holiday. It's so easy to end up on the beach, or...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

a particularly impressive weather-sculpted granite tor. it makes a lovely walk from the village of minions - you pass the stone circles called hurlers, and also engine houses and a burial chamber. from the top the views across the Cornish countryside and into Devon are...More

Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time in the area and visited the amazing stones. I never realised how big they actually were. One word of warning keep a look out for the mist. It comes in quickly and it was hard to see the village!!!

Thank Sparely
Reviewed 9 June 2018

The 'Cheesering' is a unique rock formation unlike anything you've ever seen. Along with The Hurlers stone circle nearby, it's one of the great historic areas of Cornwall, situated well inside the bleak Bodmin Moor. It's some distance from a main road, so be prepared...More

2  Thank Micklah
Reviewed 29 May 2018

An impressive pile of balanced rocks on a tor alongside a quarry. A 20-30 minutes walk from the free car park (just outside Minions village) across soft grass. through standing stones, cattle and sheep, past an Tin Mine engine house and over some boggy bits,...More

Thank Bearclyff
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

On arriving here, there is a small car park close by. Dogs are allowed on leads, due to cattle & sheep grazing. Firstly, you come across The Hurlers Stone circle, before The Cheesewring commands the Moor from its’ lofty perch in the distance. It is...More

Thank BigFatBudgie
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Close to the Hurlers stone circles ( 1 mile apart from eachother) and much closer to Liskeard than to Bodmin: park your car, walk and see them both. It takes about two hours to do that on foot, which is the only way. Unless you...More

2  Thank PieterBolinder
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