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Madron Well, Madron

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  • I knew nothing about this well, but having missed the turnoff to Trengwainton Estate, I came across the sign to it, and thought, "Why not?" A short ways along the path was a tiny sign saying the well....  more »
  • A rewarding walk down a quaint path with lead you to this amazingly peaceful spot, still used today by pagans as you will see by the offerings tied to trees and items left at the alter.  more »
  • Well worth a visit for those genuinely interested in the mythology and history of Cornwall. Access is via a path which is often muddy from a small car parking area. Above the village of Madron on the ...  more »
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  • Amazing hidden spot! So beautiful and peaceful. And to research the history after visiting was very interesting!!
  • Wander down the muddy track , where upon you will come across a tree covered in ribbons and the like , where people have left their offerings. .... Keep on down the track and you will soon stumble across the ruins of the chapel that lays here beneath a old Yew tree... A real gem of a place, I will go back maybe with my own piece of ribbon......
  • Its not unique, but very well maintained and much smaller than I'd imagined.
  • Very romantic ,magical spot, can be damp to walk to.
  • Peaceful and magical. Very calming. You feel connected to the earth while you are here.

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