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  • Educational
  • Walking
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Download our ‘Geevor to Levant’ audio trail and explore the mining landscape around Geevor, before heading down to the sea and following the coast to Levant Mine. These two mines are amongst a group...
  • Leisure
  • Walking
Free
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...
  • Educational
  • Walking
Free
Take the no. 14 from Truro to St Ives and alight at Hayle. Hayle’s proximity to the major copper and tin mines of Redruth and Camborne gave this area an important role. Cross the railway swing bridge...
  • Leisure
  • Nature
  • Walking
Free
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 ‘...
  • Leisure
  • Walking
Free
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...
  • Educational
  • Nature
  • Walking
Free
Explore the Kennall Vale Gunpowder Works – one of the largest and most complete gunpowder works to be found anywhere in Britain. Park in the village of Ponsanooth; walk past the shop and up the steep...
  • Leisure
  • Walking
Free
Gwennap Pit is an open air amphitheatre, near Redruth in Cornwall, made famous by John Wesley, the founder of Methodism. Possibly a hollow created by mining activities, it has remarkable acoustic...
  • Adventure & sports
  • Cycling
  • Nature
  • Walking
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Explore the historic landscape by bike around the mining districts of Camborne, Redruth and Gwennap via a 60km network of trails. These sign-posted, largely off-road routes have been specially...

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