Tintagel Castle Island and Mainland Keep
View towards Trevillet from above the Glen Rocky valley lower waterfall Maze Carvings dating back to ??? The Woodland is owned by the National Trust St Knightons Kieve ( Rocky Valley Waterfall )

Rocky Valley up stream

Rocky Valley upstream is a wooded valley that starts in open farmland at Trevillet, from where the stream that passes  through the valley takes its name, wending its way down to emerge onto the dramatic North Cornwall coastline. The area above the hermitage is accessed via the footpath running behind the original cafe at St Nectans Glen waterfall and retreat. Recently the Watefall has benefited from a major refurbishment of the facilities and access that allows for a far more immersive woodland experience than before and affords several different viewing aspects of the waterfalls.

Rocky Valley

Between Bossiney and Trethevy a steep hill takes you down past Willapark to a laybay at the foot of Halgabron werein you can park and walk the lower portion of the wooded valley that opens onto the more gorge like Rocky valley that lends its name to this stretch of the area. As the valley opens out it reveals high slate cliffs that have been carved away by the river. Take care here as it is easy to lose your footing if not carefull.

THE OLD CARVINGS

Following the track down past Trevillet Mill which is on the opposite side of the road to the layby, you pass along more wooded valley and old buildings that where once Trethevy Mill, wherein lie the rock carvings ( see left illustration) These carvings look like they were made using metal tools suggesting less than 300 years of age. Following this path soon opens out into the Rocky Valley proper.

THE WOODLAND

The woodland valley is a Site of Specific Scientific Interest and stretches for approximately one mile along either bank of the Trevillet River that rises at Venn Down and as carved the valley and gorge like exit near the coast over many thousands of years. The woodland can be accessed several ways but thats for you to discover. St Nectans via Halgabron offers a lovely walk from Bossiney.

ROCKY VALLEY & ST NECTANS GLEN (St Knightons Kieve)

St Knightons Keive (St Nectan's Glen) is said to be the place were men became Knights by passing through the lower circle to be reborn again cleansed in the pool below. The Kieve itself was seen has a potent Pagan symbol of Gaia and has been a place of reverence since before the times of Christ. Trevillet River passes through the Kieve and wends its way down through a beautiful wooded valley before passing the medieval mill and old abandoned buildings along its way to the sea.

ROCKY VALLEY & ST NECTANS GLEN

Rocky Valley and St Nectans Glen in North Cornwall Rocky Valley in North Cornwall is a superb location for walkers.  Saint Nectan's Glen (Cornish: Glynn Nathan (Deep wooded valley of Nathan) is a woodland in Trethevy stretching for around one mile along both banks of the Trevillet River. Rocky Valley is the gorge that the valley opens out into as it wends its way to the sea.  
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King Arthur's Castle.   The Hall of Chivalry.    The Old Post Office.   Bossiney Mound. ************************************************************* Please take care along our shore, and you will leave here wanting more.  But if the warnings you ignore, then you may get more than you bargained for. Stay Safe  Play Safe ************************************************************* Rocky Valley and St Nectans Glen are located on north Cornwall's rugged Atlantic coast.
Coins pressed into a tree trunk ???
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St Nectans Glen entrance directly over the waterfall
A TRANSFORMATION . St Nectans Glen as under gone a  amazing transformation giving unprecedented access to the 3 waterfalls located in this magical place. Woodland management has allowed for a more diverse range of flora and fauna to enhance the habitat. The old tea rooms are now a gift shop and also the entrance to the falls as well as a restfull space to take in the surroundings. They have been superceded by a modern yet sympathetic wooden building that caters for the need of refreshment e.t.c. There is also a retreat available. A wooded walkway allows you to view not one, but three Waterfalls, all varying in size and stature. For more information visit the St Nectans Glen website. Neo paganism as been celebrated in this region and many symbols and signs of this can be seen in and aroungd the glen. Due to the location of St Nectans Glen, if you have mobility issues it is advised not to visit.
St Nectans Glen new walkways
St Nectans Glen viewpoint
This video does not do the watefall justice. Several weeks without any signifcant rain as dramatically reduced the flow.
St Nectans Glen viewpoint Above the glen Above the glen
Lower Rocky Valley waterfall Old maze carvings National Trust manage the woodland The Keive

Rocky Valley up stream

Rocky Valley upstream is a wooded valley that starts in open farmland at Trevillet, from where the stream that passes  through the valley takes its name, wending its way down to emerge onto the dramatic North Cornwall coastline. The area above the hermitage is accessed via the footpath running behind the original cafe at St Nectans Glen waterfall and retreat. Recently the Watefall has benefited from a major refurbishment of the facilities and access that allows for a far more immersive woodland experience than before and affords several different viewing aspects of the waterfalls.
Lower Rocky Valley waterfall Old maze carvings

THE WOODLAND

The woodland valley is a Site of Specific Scientific Interest and stretches for approximately one mile along either bank of the Trevillet River that rises at Venn Down and as carved the valley and gorge like exit near the coast over many thousands of years. The woodland can be accessed several ways but thats for you to discover. St Nectans via Halgabron offers a lovely walk from Bossiney.

ROCKY VALLEY & ST

NECTANS GLEN (St Knightons

Kieve)

St Knightons Keive (St Nectan's Glen) is said to be the place were men became Knights by passing through the lower circle to be reborn again cleansed in the pool below. The Kieve itself was seen has a potent Pagan symbol of Gaia and has been a place of reverence since before the times of Christ. Trevillet River passes through the Kieve and wends its way down through a beautiful wooded valley before passing the medieval mill and old abandoned buildings along its way to the sea.

ROCKY VALLEY & ST

NECTANS GLEN

Rocky Valley and St Nectans Glen in North Cornwall Rocky Valley in North Cornwall is a superb location for walkers.  Saint Nectan's Glen (Cornish: Glynn Nathan (Deep wooded valley of Nathan) is a woodland in Trethevy stretching for around one mile along both banks of the Trevillet River. Rocky Valley is the gorge that the valley opens out into as it wends its way to the sea.  
King Arthur's Castle.   The Hall of Chivalry. The Old Post Office.   Bossiney Mound. ******************************* Please take care along our shore, and you will leave here wanting more.  But if the warnings you ignore, then you may get more than you bargained for. Stay Safe  Play Safe ******************************* Tintagel village is located on north Cornwall's rugged Atlantic coast.
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A WHOLE NEW LOOK. St Nectans Glen as under gone an amazing transformation giving visitors unprecedented access to the 3 waterfalls located in this magical place. Woodland management has allowed for a more diverse range of flora and fauna to enhance the habitat. The old tea rooms are now a gift shop and also the entrance to the falls as well as a restfull space to take in the surroundings. They have been superceded by a modern yet sympathetic wooden building that caters for the need of refreshment e.t.c. There is also a retreat available. A wooded walkway allows you to view not one, but three Waterfalls, all varying in size and stature. For more information visit the St Nectans Glen website. Neo paganism as been celebrated in this region and many symbols and signs of this can be seen in and around the glen. Due to the location of St Nectans Glen, if you have mobility issues it is advised not to visit.
St Nectans Glen entrance directly over the waterfall St Nectans Glen new walkways St Nectans Glen viewpoint
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