Poldark Tin Mine and Gardens

LOCATION

TRENEAR, CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY

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The centre of this attraction is the 18th-century tin mine where visitors can join a guided tour of workings which retain much of their original character. The site's Museum explains the history of tin production in Cornwall from 1800BC through to the 19th century and the fascinating story of the Cornish overseas. In addition to the Museum, the audio-visual presentation gives more insight into Cornwall's mining heritage.

Poldark Tin Mine and Gardens
TRENEAR, Wendron, TR13 0ES
Phone : 01326 573173

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Surface area only including museum, shop, gardens and coffee shop
Opening Times
  • Opening Times: Open daily 26 Apr-Oct, 10.30-2.30; Nov-Mar 2-3 days weekly. Closed Good Fri, Flora Day May. Phone or see website to confirm opening times

About The area

Discover CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY

Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.

In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.

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