Cubert, Cornwall, England

Cubert village

St. Cuthbert’s Well

St. Cuthbert’s Well is located in a cave off the beach on Holywell Bay, which lies just outside of the village. The well was believed to cure itching, scurf and dandruff. According to one source, the virtues of this water were first discovered on All Hallow's Day.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


Visitor Information

Cubert (Cornish: Egloskubert) is a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

It is three miles south-southwest of Newquay and is in the civil parish of Cubert (Cornish: Lannowyn).

Pictured left is a view of cottages and pub of Cubert courtesy of Pierre Terre. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.