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Poldark Mine

| Trenear, Wendron TR13 0ES, England
+44 1326 573173
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Visited the mine today, and to be honest the highlight was the mine tour with our guide Wayne who... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stuart L
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Wroughton, United Kingdom
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Great tour!

Great tour, at first I thought it was a bit expensive but it is worth the money. Our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stephanie M
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  • Excellent36%
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  • Poor6%
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| Trenear, Wendron TR13 0ES, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the mine today, and to be honest the highlight was the mine tour with our guide Wayne who was very good and passionate about his job and the mine itself and general mining history in the county as a whole. After that it was...More

2  Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great tour, at first I thought it was a bit expensive but it is worth the money. Our tour guide Wayne was very informative and made us feel very safe. Such a different experience and a bit of an adventure! All the staff were helpful...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very rainy day so the place was deserted..Was quite pricey but the tour guide Wayne was brilliant, we thoroughly enjoyed his tour so thank you.

Thank Percy657
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I made an email enquiry prior to visiting the area asking whether this so called tourist attraction is dog friendly. After waiting a week for a reply, I received a very blunt, unfriendly reply telling me that dogs are not allowed in the museum, grounds...More

2  Thank garfiep
David E, Custodian at Poldark Mine, responded to this review

Why lie??? In truth you sent us FIVE anonymous words. No address, no name (unless its really Mr or Mrs Garfield!!! ) , no salutation, no valediction just five blunt words "garfieldgsy@cwgsy.net wrote: Is your attraction dog friendly? Our reply was .... "Thanks for your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good program to explain Cornwall mining. Very knowledgeable guide. Gave insight into the problems Poldark (and all the miners) faced.More

Thank Rod & Vicky
David E, Custodian at Poldark Mine, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to visit us, we were rather disappointed to only have received three stars, that was until we noticed that you also awarded The Roman Baths in Bath the same three stars!!! Bath Abbey had four which was slightly better. Well we believe...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife attended this afternoon and went on the tour, we have to say that it was truly an amazing experience and I couldn't rate it high enough, The entire tour and museum is amazing and we can't wait to come back next...More

Thank James M
David E, Custodian at Poldark Mine, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful comments, and for the FIVE STAR review. We are all delighted to know that our visitors have a good time when they visit Poldark Mine for an underground adventure and to see our gardens and mosey around the museum. Wayne is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turned up for the afternoon tour (1.30) and only me there. Great tour and extremely interesting explanations from the guide on this very old mine. Pldark filming areas shown as well. The conditions that people worked in with candles and no safety considerations at all...More

1  Thank Sandy B
David E, Custodian at Poldark Mine, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to visit us. Thanks too for the FIVE Star review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your private tour! Its the best way to see the ancient mine, even if we are at a bit of a loss, we endeavour to share...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd like to start by saying that I really do encourage a visit. Tin mining is part of the heart and soul of Cornwall, and there's no better way to get close up to it. However, do be prepared for a heavy dent in your...More

1  Thank Paul S
David E, Custodian at Poldark Mine, responded to this review

We are confused, you say its a great place but only give us 3 stars, we find this very sad as we do our level best to keep this place open and running for as much as the year as possible. You say we are...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Arrived as it opened at 10:30 (first mine tour 11:00) so time for a look around the museum and garden. The mine tour was excellent and very interesting (thank you Dave - bought a fridge magnet that looks just like you). A nice cream tea...More

1  Thank jr19612015
David E, Custodian at Poldark Mine, responded to this review

Many thanks for your generous FIVE STAR review. We are delighted to hear that you had an interesting exploration of our wonderful tin mine. We have been teasing David about the comparison with our miners magnetic fridge look alike! Our leaf tea and organic milk...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

So I first visited here on a family holiday in the 80's and decided to return with my own children (6&9) whilst on an Easter break. Had heard mixed reviews as the site has passed through a number of owners over the last few years,...More

1  Thank Simon Y
David E, Custodian at Poldark Mine, responded to this review

Thanks for your glowing review, and also for bringing your family with you. We do try to be inclusive with younger visitors, but this is not an easy thing to achieve. We are now primarily an educational historic mine tour with an associated museum, added...More

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Johnny1016
what is the price per adult...thank you
9 February 2016|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I can't remember - it was months ago. Try their website
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Paul K
how long will it take me to reach you from bath somerset ? I have a satnav
25 January 2016|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not at Poldark, I am in Kent. I only visited it last year. If you punch it into you satnav it should give an ETA
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Eileen M
We would like to know the best way to travel from Falmouth, Greenbank Hotel area to Poldark Mine using public transportation. Thank you.
5 July 2015|
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Response from David E | Property representative |
Only spotted your question this evening. The choice is a taxi or a 'bus. Its worth mentioning that the timing of your journey by 'bus is important - allow two hours for your visit to the mine and museum, aim to be at the... More
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