Industrial Heritage in Cornwall

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tour of tin streams with the opportunity to see the processing of the mineral to finished articles. Tin giftware and jewellery cast on site.

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