John Wesley’s amphitheatre
Gwennap Pit is an impressive open air amphitheatre near Redruth made famous by Methodist founder John Wesley, who preached there on 18 occasions between 1762 and 1789. Its remarkable acoustic properties and distinctive natural setting make it perfect for services, musical events, school visits, performances and weddings.
Reasons to Visit
- An important site in the cultural, mining and spiritual heritage of Cornwall
- The favourite outdoor preaching place of John Wesley