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Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Trewellard, Pendeen TR19 7SX, England
+44 1736 786156
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Fascinating, educational and oh the views...

If you want to visit one of the mines of Cornwall (part of the UNESCO heritage after all) then this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mareike H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Fascinating history

I came here expecting this to be a place my husband would enjoy but I found it so interesting. I do... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Opened in 1820 and closed in 1930, Levant is one of Cornwall's most famous coastal mines where a good part of the mining operations took place far beneath the seabed.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Trewellard, Pendeen TR19 7SX, England
+44 1736 786156
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to visit one of the mines of Cornwall (part of the UNESCO heritage after all) then this one is an excellent choice. First of all, it is convenient: it isn't hard to find, has decent parking and amenities such as restrooms and...More

Thank Mareike H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came here expecting this to be a place my husband would enjoy but I found it so interesting. I do enjoy social history and the history about the mine was some I was unaware of. Our guide Len was beyond excellent, so much knowledge,...More

Thank big-blue-eyes
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came last week and met a lovely chap called tom symons in the engine part. He told us about the workings of the mine and engine very good guide. lovely little walks. Will be back next time.

Thank nat87BurtonOnTrent
Reviewed 1 week ago

I learnt more about mining and the grim realities of it in the one hour of the excellent good humoured NT tour guide than I learnt in my school history lessons. Beautiful rugged very exposed location right on the coast (bring a waterproof jacket!) Just...More

Thank malcolmxedmonds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the walk along the coast to a fasinating place. A lovely coastal walk makes the experience more special.

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I drove down to Levant as I am an engine enthusiast, and know that the scenery around the old mine is simply stunning! Unfortunately, today's weather gods had other ideas. It was cold and wet (typical British summer day really) We arrived...More

Thank Andrew_Goddard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really fun and informative couple of hrs here today. The staff were super friendly and happy to answer questions. Would recommend highly

Thank rosabrown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery plenty of coastline to view great for walkers or exercising your dog pleanty of parking and if you feel adventures then you can walk down to a sandy beach no excess via car no road

Thank tajjones1970
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit and set in a beautiful location, fascinating history of the Cornish tin mines. We spent a great afternoon here and was intrigued by the enthusiastic beam engine engineer, who told us everything about the workings and the history of the site....More

Thank Sue-Kev82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with friends whilst down for the weekend, has the steam engine demonstration given by Tom which was very informative and very interesting. Followed that with the mine tour given by Len or Les ( sorry forgot which name it was) this was very...More

Thank David B
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