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The Giant Quoit

Event Details

General information

This walk is planned with the intention of cutting carbon footprint. Walkers are encouraged where possible to use public transport to reach the meeting point for the walk. Please contact the walk leader for more information regarding this.


The walk is approximately seven miles taking a circular route around Carnhell Green, Pendarves Woods and Trevithick Cottage. The main landmark included in the walk is the Giant Quoit: sometimes also known as the Giants Frying Pan or Careynnen Point. This famous landmark is thought to be about 5000 years old. It collapsed in 1996 and was reerected in 2014.

Terrain / Difficulty


Approximate Distance

7 miles

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