Madron
Madron
A small village just inland of Penzance, in southern Cornwall. The parish church dates back to the 14th century, when it was owned by the Order of Knights Templar. Just outside Madron is Tregwainton Garden, a subtropical gardens owned by the National Trust.
Less than two miles away is Lanyon Quoit, the remains of an ancient tomb. Also near Madron is Chysauster Ancient Village, and the peculiar standing stones at Men an Tol, where one of the stones is circular, with a hole in the centre. At the western edge of Madron is an ancient holy well, reputed to have healing powers.