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Great Flat Lode

easy parking with height restriction no good for a camper van but ok for a small van or car. some... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2019
Colin T
Take your breath away ,,,,

I went as the sun was setting and the early mist was rising around the ground of the old ruins. It... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2019
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The signage is terrible as others have already mentioned, you literally have to guess your way around. It really needs decent sign posting. The trail is also use as a toilet for dogs, signage should also be put up warning dog owners to pick up...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kidder44
Reviewed 10 February 2019

easy parking with height restriction no good for a camper van but ok for a small van or car. some parts can be slippy underfoot so advise flat shoes or boots. Great quite are to explore the Cornish mining history, lots to see great views

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Colin T
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

I went as the sun was setting and the early mist was rising around the ground of the old ruins. It was truly atmospheric and a little spooky. I went to take pictures and I felt like I was not alone there ,, a deep...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SusieC658
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This is a pleasant walk or bike ride. You can pick your distance buy selecting various start points.Pick a sunny day. The views are outstanding Visit Wheal Francis

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank briankirby
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A lot no but fairly gentle walk, apart from one steep hill near Bolenowe. The path is wide and maintained and not too challenging. Some of the signage is not so good as the path splits a few times and you have to guess. Good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank castironjaffacake
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This area contains one of the classic characteristics of Cornwall the local tin mining mecca it boasts a lovely cycle path and walkway most of it is fairly flat but a few gradients around but will suit most people with varying degrees of fitness .It's...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank ken d
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Mostly level walking on good paths. We parked for free at King Edward Mine Museum, but there are other free car parks at other points on the trail. Signs are not always clear so get a rough idea of where you are going before you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Hydrangea77
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is an easy 5-6 mile inland trail that takes in stunning views of the mines. My complaint is that despite doing thorough research (OS maps, Tourist Info leaflets etc) it was difficult to plan things. One example - the maps showing car parks don't...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank visarts
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A lovely walk but some of the signposts are not pointing in the correct way - we had a map so were ok to figure it out. stunning scenery. only one café on the lode so take plenty to drink. agree with others that the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank johnorn
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the walk with my dog. Plenty of stunning views and a couple of cafes en route (but you need to find them!!). A few dog poo bins but needs people to actually use them-he it's disappointing to see so many still find...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Christine-Andy
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Response from castironjaffacake | Reviewed this property |
I walked from the cottage I was staying in. During the walk there was a gravel car park which was near south wheal Francis. Some of the sections are a little bumpy and not suitable for mobility scooters although the majority... More