Attractions in Redruth

  • 30 acre woodland garden and attached nursery. Owned by the Caerhays estate from where many of the trees and shrubs came.

  • 18th century Mine Captain's House surrounded by a one acre garden with a large range of exotic and unusual plants. Attached nursery

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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.

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