The Merry Maidens Stone Circle with Cows

The Merry Maidens Stone Circle with Cows

Probably the best known and most perfect stone circle in Cornwall, the Merry Maidens (St Buryan) is a true and complete circle of nineteen upright stones between 3 and 4.5 feet tall. It is Generally accepted to date from about 2400 BC (Bronze Age) and has an entrance gap to the east. [‘Belerion – Ancient Sites of Land’s End’ Craig Weatherhill, Alison Hodge 1981].

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