It has an ideal situation for visitors to the far west of Cornwall as it is situated on the edge of the moors and close to the beautiful north coast, about 8 miles west of Penzance. St Just was once the mining centre of the peninsula and disused engine houses dominate the landscape. In the centre of the town is Plain-an-Gwarry , a theatre used for miracle plays in medieval times, and more recently the Lafrowda Festival. Close by is the picturesque Cape Cornwall , the most westerly points in Cornwall.
St Just in Penwith Parish Church
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Pennwydh is an area of Cornwall , England, United Kingdom, located on the peninsula of the same name. It is also the name of a former local government district , whose council was based in Penzance. The area is named after one of the ancient administrative hundreds of Cornwall which derives from two Cornish words, penn meaning 'headland' and wydh meaning 'at the end'. Natural England have designated the peninsula as national character area and named it West Penwith. It is also known as the Land's End Peninsula. The Penwith peninsula sits predominantly on granite bedrock that has led to the formation of a rugged coastline with many fine beaches.
St Just in Penwith
St Just Cornish: Lannust  is a town and civil parish in the Penwith district of Cornwall , England, United Kingdom. It lies along the B road which connects St Ives to the A30 road. The parish encompasses the town of St Just and the nearby settlements of Trewellard , Pendeen and Kelynack: St Just parish, which includes Pendeen and the surrounding area, has a population of 4, at the census.
The church is dedicated to St Just; in William of Worcester reported that the church enshrined the relics of Saint Justus the Martyr. Just, Justin or Yestin was a son of St Geraint. The church of St Just is medieval.