As you climb the pathway to the castle, look out for the heart-shaped stone amongst the cobbles. Legend has it that it belonged to Cormoran the Giant who, myth has it, built the impressive castle atop St Michael’s Mount but made a nuisance of himself by wading ashore every night to take children and cattle for his supper. Jack, a local boy, crept over to the island and dug a large ‘giant-catching pit’ which Cormoran fell into and disappeared with only his stone heart left. If you are quiet you can still hear the beat of the Giant’s unhappy heart.
Find the giant’s heart
31st March 2021
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