Industrial Heritage in Cornwall
King Edward Mine Museum / Camborne
King Edward Mine Museum specialises in the mining history of Cornwall. Visitors are shown live demonstrations of tin processing. The mine is featured on BBC2's Edwardian Farm.
Kennall Vale / Penryn
Kennall Vale is a beautiful woodland with fascinating remnants of its industrial past as a gunpowder factory. Located between Redruth and Penryn, now a nature reserve, the woods around the River Kennall are dotted with old granite ruins.
Cornwall Gold / Portreath
An all weather family attraction, where visitors can watch the experts produce exquisite pieces of hand crafted jewellery
Heartlands / Redruth
Redeveloped 19 acre site of one of Cornwall's most active and long running mines. Heartlands both celebrates the areas mining heritage with in situ exhibits and moves on, with landscaped gardens and an excellent adventure playground
Healey's Cyder Farm / Perranporth
The Cornish Cyder Farm produces strong traditional scrumpys, sparkling ciders, country wines, jams, preserves, brandy and has lots of friendly farm animals to entertain the children
St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre / St Austell
The brewery has been brewing beer on the same site for more than 100 years and is Cornwall's oldest independent family brewery
China Clay Country Park / St Austell
Museum illustrating the history of china clay extraction in Cornwall since it was discovered in the county in 1746
Poldark Mine / Helston
Located in the picturesque Wendron Valley, close to Helston, Poldark Mine has free admission to the main site and offers something for all the family
Geevor Tin Mine / St Just
Geevor Tin Mine, situated on the Atlantic Coast of the far west of Cornwall, is the largest preserved mining site in the United Kingdom
Blue Hills Tin Streams / St Agnes
Tour of tin streams with the opportunity to see the processing of the mineral to finished articles.
Tin giftware and jewellery cast on site.