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Visit the Prince of Wales Shaft at Phoenix United Mine, built for the last big pumping engine made in Cornwall (1907). It’s an impressive and distinctive landmark with great views across the...
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Discover why this Devon market town is so intimately related to Cornish mining and download our ‘Duke of Bedford’s Grand Plan: Tavistock Town’ audio trail. Stroll along pavements commanded by grand...
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Gwennap takes its name from a Celtic Saint who built a church at or near the site of the current parish church about 1400 years ago. A poll tax levied in 1377 by Edward III on all people over 14...
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Portreath is a small coastal village with a very narrow harbour located about 5 miles north of Redruth. It was once a busy port, importing coal and exporting copper but now only sheltering the...
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Travel by bus to St Just and walk the coastpath down to beautiful Cape Cornwall – one of only two 'capes' in Britain. For lunch, stop at Cape Cornwall Golf Club, located between the centre of St Just...
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Take the First 39 bus to Helston and visit Godolphin House, a beautiful and romantic historic house and garden, where time has stood still, giving the house, garden and surrounding estate buildings a...
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Explore Porkellis Moor – a Cornwall Wildlife Trust reserve, where nature has reclaimed the ancient mining landscape. Porkellis Moor has had mining for hundreds of years. It is classic granite ‘...
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Walk along the headland at Portreath, and imagining the harbour in its industrial heyday as a bustling copper port. Explore Wheal Peevor, which has three fine engine houses close to the A30. Witness...

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