Industrial Heritage in Cornwall
Blue Hills Tin Streams // 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.
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 // Redruth
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 // Camborne
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