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Playground fun for youngsters

Firstly parking in the official car park incurs a charge that is fully redeemable at the Red River... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Very impressive food and great attentive staff. This was a breakfast to remember and the poached... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Truro, United Kingdom
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Nestled just off the A30 in Pool, near Redruth in the former mining heart of Cornwall, there are 19 acres of eclectic fun to explore. State-of-the-art exhibitions, climb-on sculptures, gardens of epic diversity, a giant adventure playscape for kids...more
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Robinson's Shaft | Dudnance Lane, Pool TR15 3QY, England
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Firstly parking in the official car park incurs a charge that is fully redeemable at the Red River Cafe on site. The car park is immediately by the largest free outside playground in Cornwall. Children's paradise. Site also provides a inside chargeable soft play area....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Very impressive food and great attentive staff. This was a breakfast to remember and the poached eggs were magnificent.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StanMrElectric
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Came here with my mum to spare some time. Have been here many times, good place to walk the dog and for small children to play in the nice park. Good little garden to walk through and lots of own space. Not really much to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank megas04
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Great outdoor playground was is first thing you come to. There's plenty to appeal to kids of all ages, the indoor soft play is smaller. Attractive outdoor water features and garden planting. The place is very new, once the gardens have had time to mature...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Summerlok
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Great place to visit with friends and family. Lots of things dating back to when Tin mining was at its peak and we found it really interesting. Shops outside for you to browse around and while we were there there was a antique fair. Nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MillerMad
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

"When all the tin and fish have gone what will our cornish boys do?" This free museum reveals how important mining was to the people of Cornwall. Amazing to see how Cornwall industry has thrived in other areas since those times. There are a few...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 512glens
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Visit often as we live local. Lovely park and paddling stream for the kids. Cafe is reasonably priced and seems warm and welcoming. Great afternoon out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sarasophie
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place by chance having never seen it advertised anywhere. The mining exhibition was good although quite a few elements didn’t work. The overall feel of the place is slightly confusing to be ho eat. The play area is great for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gem W
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Called into Heartlands while holidaying in Cornwall with family of young children (4&5).... On initial arrival/impression we didn’t expect to stay long due to the size of venue, but we found ourselves occupied for 4hrs, spending time in the adventure play area with different elements...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tim C
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time outstanding adventure playground. Great events for kids we took part in the Nerf session and the creepy crawly trail both excellent great value for money and staff very welcoming The cafe is also great we had a veg burger and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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4 June 2018|
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Response from davidabethell | Reviewed this property |
It's a great place to take your dog lots of garden and grasses areas with the necessary poo bins. Not sure about the museum access
17 April 2015|
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Response from Heartlands C | Property representative |
Hi There, there is a parking charge after 5.30 but as Margaret has mentioned you can now fully redeem your parking charge.