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Chysauster Ancient Village

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TR20 8XA

Chysauster Ancient Village offers a glimpse into the life of Celtic Cornwall. The Original inhabitants of this ancient settlement occupied the site almost 2,000 years ago. Today you can still see the remarkable hallmarks of a civilisation lost in time.

There are a cluster of unique stone homesteads here, known as 'courtyard houses'. They are only found on the Land's End peninsular and the Isles of Scilly. Built in pairs, each house had an open central courtyard surrounded by a number of thatched circular living rooms. Eight of these fascinating structures still survive amongst the natural landscape of wild flowers and windswept heather.

General Information:

  • Free parking
  • Shop
  • Guidebook
  • Limited disabled access
  • Dogs allowed on leads
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    Located 2.5 miles NW of Gulval, off B3311.Train: Penzance 3.5 miles

    Chysauster Ancient Village Postcode for SatNav: TR20 8XA


    +44 7831 757 934

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