Industrial Heritage in Cornwall

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

  • 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

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

  • Cornwall Gold // Portreath

    An all weather family attraction, where visitors can watch the experts produce exquisite pieces of hand crafted jewellery

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Kennall Vale // Penryn

    Kennall Vale is a beautiful woodland with fascinating remnants of its industrial past as a gunpowder factory.

  • 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.

  • 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

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