Mên-an-Tol (Circle Stone) – Cornwall, England - Atlas Obscura
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Cornwall, England

Mên-an-Tol (Circle Stone)

A circle stone within a stone circle. 

The circle stone within a stone circle, dating from the Neolithic or Bronze age, is said to be a gateway to health or fertility and guarded by a fairy or “piskie.” Legend has it humans who pass through the stone will be cured of ailments or a woman will be blessed with fertility if she passes through on a full moon. 

The circle is hidden in farmland surrounded by tall grass and beautiful cattle and is found near other ancient sites.

Know Before You Go

A gps device will be useful! 50.158605°N 5.604441°W