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St Just Further Information

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About St Just

An unspoilt town in the far west of the county, once a thriving mining area as can be seen by the many disused engine houses that dot the landscape.

The town offers:

  • A good selection of small shops, restaurants, tea rooms and pubs.
  • The Plain-an-Gwarry theatre, used for miracle plays in medieval times.
  • A 15th century church forming part of a building built in 1336.

The whole area is steeped in history of farming, mining and fishing in ancient times, numerous monuments scattered across isolated moorlands bear testament to this past.

Nearby: 

  • Pendeen  -  featuring the Geevor tin mine museum and the lighthouse
  • Sancreed  -  A picturesque little village on the road to Penzance
  • Cape Cornwall  -  The cape rise 229 feet above the sea with a 270 degree view over the Western approaches, it is the only cape in England where two oceans meet.
  • Cape Cornwall also features an 138 year old chimney stack once used in the mining industry.
  • An excellent golf course overlooking the sea.

As is usual with Cornwall, good beaches are not too far away.
Close to Penzance with day trips to the Isles of Scilly