Industrial Heritage in Cornwall

  • St Austell Brewery tour

    The brewery has been brewing beer on the same site for more than 100 years and is Cornwall's oldest independent family brewery

  • Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

    Porthcurno Telegraph Museum records the history of the telegraph station and the defensive tunnels built to house it during the Second World War

  • Mining - Poldark Mine

    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

  • Levant Mine - Botallack

    The engine house of the Levant mine, famous for its rich undersea deposits of both copper and tin, is situated on a cliff edge five miles from Land's End

  • King Edward Mine Trail

    King Edward Mine Museum specialises in the mining history of Cornwall. Visitors are shown live demonstrations of tin processing. The mine was featured on BBC2's Edwardian Farm.

  • 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.

  • Heartlands

    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

  • Healeys Cornish Cyder

    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

  • Geevor Tin Mine - Penden

    Geevor Tin Mine, situated on the Atlantic Coast of the far west of Cornwall, is the largest preserved mining site in the United Kingdom

  • Cotehele Mill

    If you're looking for a pleasant woodland walk not too far from Saltash or Callington, Grade II listed Cotehele Mill should fit the bill nicely. There's a choice of walking routes, either...

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