Industrial Heritage in Cornwall

  • Cornish Mines and Engines is an engine house and collection of beam engines and other industrial artefacts owned by the National Trust

  • 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

  • Levant Mine / St Just

    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

  • Trevellas Coombe stream - 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.

  • Geevor Tin Mine / St Just

    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

  • Poldark Mine / Helston

    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

  • China Clay Mountains nr St Austell

    Museum illustrating the history of china clay extraction in Cornwall since it was discovered in the county in 1746

  • 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

  • Healey's Cyder Farm / Perranporth

    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

  • Heartlands / Redruth

    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

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