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“Worth the search to find it”
Review of Gwennap Pit

Gwennap Pit
Ranked #6 of 27 things to do in Redruth
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

A wonderful and historic site to visit .Well worth the effort to find it .The signage could be improved from the main road . Worth checking when the visitor centre is open.

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

A must visit place for those interested in Cornish Heritage and the history of Methodism. Well kept free admission, free parking, visitor shop and chapel open day times.

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

To be fair, there is not that much to see at Gwennap Pit - its essentially a tiered hole in the ground where Methodist preachers including the Wesley's spouted there stuff. There is a small visitor centre with toilets and refreshments (seasonal). It is free, and if you're interested in the history of the Methodist church I suppose it has its appeal.

1  Thank Brian P
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

This was a great find! We were only staying down the road at Mynheer Farm, but were so glad the owner recommended we take a visit to the pit. It was a lovely place - very well kept and managed. There was a lot of information available, to learn about the interesting history. it was also great fun to walk the circles.
Well worth a visit.

1  Thank emlec88
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

A surprising place to find an amphitheatre. This site is an important place in the history of Methodism and of Cornwall. There is a small chapel and visitor centre with information. Also Sunday afternoon services on some dates during the summer. It is easy to imagine John Wesley preaching to thousands of people here, though there have been some changes since his day. There are steps.

1  Thank orangegillyflower
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