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 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    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

    Redeveloped 19 acre site of one of Cornwall's most active and long running mines.

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