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Athena's Path on Trencrom Hill

International Dowsing Day events

At the beginning of May each year we celebrate International Dowsing Day on the weekend closest to Hamish Miller’s birthday on May 5th. This year Covid 19 meant that we were unable to celebrate as normal, ending the day at the beautiful headland of Carn Lês Boel, the first/last node point of the Michael/Mary energy lines. Instead we invited people to join us in their “special places” and welcomed people from all over the UK, Australia and America.

Read the dowsing classic “The Sun and the Serpent” , one of Hamish and Ba’s great dowsing journeys, to find out about the Michael and Mary energies.

The Michael/Mary energy currents have now become well-known routes for walking, cycling, riding on horseback or making music.  Whether for pilgrimage, for dowsing at the many ancient sites along the way or for the endurance, we see many people each year, from all over the world, setting out from Carn Lês Boel. In 2014 we waved goodbye to an avid walker and dowser from Australia, Andrew, and he was met by dowsers in Norfolk 37 days later!   Look at the Penwith Press Maps’ section to plan your own inspiring journey.

Living in Cornwall or spending any time there this year?  Look at the programme for Trencrom Dowsers  who meet, usually on Saturdays, in Marazion, for inside events – with well-known speakers and workshop presenters from all over the UK – in the late autumn and winter.  Just in the last couple of years, our speakers have included: Dr Patrick MacManaway, Grahame Gardner, David Leesley, Christopher Strong, Ann Lodygowski, Sig Lonegren, Peter Knight and Sue Wallace, Gary Biltcliffe and Caroline Hoare, John Moss and Palden Jenkins.

Through spring and summer we prepare the picnic hampers and polish the dowsing rods and are dowsing at various ancient sites in Cornwall, usually on Sundays.

Visitors are welcome at any time.  Please look at our website:

Learn to dowseWould you like to learn to dowse or advance your dowsing skills?

Courses and workshops at various levels, from beginner to advanced, using the structure of the original  British Society of Dowsers’ curriculum, have been run regularly in west Cornwall for several years, usually on Saturdays or Sundays.   Dowsing tuition with trips to ancient local sites can also be arranged to suit individuals or small groups.  See:

Small groups and expert tuition in a beautiful setting, with plenty of opportunities for dowsing practice.  Interesting and lots of fun!

Learn to dowseSmall group tours of ancient, sacred sites in Cornwall, Dartmoor, (Devon) and Wye Valley (Gloucestershire/ Herefordshire borders) can be arranged from April to October, and tailored to the needs of the group. Please email John Moss at:

As a professional dowser, working with individual clients, John also helps to bring harmony to home and land and advises on electrostress.

His website for more information is:

Living or Travelling in Europe?

Hamish Miller and Paul Broadhurst, with Ba Miller and Vivienne Shanley, spent 10 years following two powerful intertwining energy lines which they named Apollo and Athena, a huge feat of dowsing and exploration, later recorded in ‘Dance of the Dragon’.  The book is sadly out of print but the maps, beautifully hand-drawn and coloured by artist Vivienne Shanley, are available to buy on this site.

The A4 maps start with Skellig Michael off south-west Ireland, go through Cornwall, away across the sea from St Michael’s Mount to Mont St. Michel and across France, through Italy, from Assisi to the Temple of Artemis in Corfu, through Greece and Rhodes, and end in Mount Carmel, Israel.  Each beautiful map covers the significant points noted by Paul and Hamish, marked with the energy lines, and enhanced by photographs.

Look in the Maps’ section to see which you will take on your journey!