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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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Middle Boswin Fishery is set in 13 acres of beautiful open countryside and offers tranquillity and individual attention that you will struggle to find anywhere else. The coarse lake holds a good...
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Download our ‘On the Great Flat Lode: the Basset Mines at South Wheal Frances’ audio trail. This family trail near Redruth takes you back to 1900. The mine’s purser (accountant) is a colourful...
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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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Stithians Lake is reputed to be one of the windiest inland waters in England, so it is not surprising that it is a favourite with windsurfers and sailors alike. Take the family and book your place...
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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...
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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...
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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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