A Jewel in the Crown of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site...
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entrance to the poldark mine

An eclectic industrial heritage collection & ancient Tin Mine in a beautiful setting

Calendar of Open Days - RED SPOT = Closed Days

We remain temporarily closed due to the effects of the covid lockdown & greatly increased costs for pumping the mine. We will reopen when we overcome these difficulties by building our own power generating equipment using solar and hydro power.

What's on today : Mon Mar 4 2024

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The Cornish National Heritage Collection, Scheduled Ancient Monument, Trenere Wolas Gardyn and visitors Car Park open from 10.30am when the mine and Cornish National Heritage Collection are open - The Grounds close around the end time of the last tour - final admission being approximately 1 hour earlier. The car park is free to visitors purchasing a museum or mine tour ticket but otherwise a fixed charge will be applied, a ticket needs to be purchased immediately when parking.

REFRESHMENTS - Nearby is a great little tea room offering home made food and cakes very close to the mine at The Homestead Woodland Garden, Crelly, Trenear, Wendron. Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 10 am to 4pm . Located on the B3297 about 1000 yards on the right hand side as you head towards Redruth from Wendron village. [on the right just beside the grey painted farmhouse on roadside ] Bookings can be made - contact details:- Phone 07903788315 http://www.sliceofcornwall.com/ Email hello@sliceofcornwall.com Facebook.com/sliceofcornwall - SATNAV TR13 0EU

REFRESHMENTS - There will be a very limited Tuck Shop service of cold drinks, chocolate, crisps, ices and confectionery. PICNICS IN THE GARDENS Picnics are most welcome on our gardens. If you do bring your own picnic you are very welcome to sit on the bandstand where there are tables, seats and chairs, or on the lower lawn, and in the woodland garden. When the refreshment counter is open we can provide hot drinks or cold ones too.

We ask all of those who take picnics to be green and take their litter home, especially any plastic items as we are a plastic-free zone. Please leave our tables clean and tidy and please do not discard any food or rubbish in our bins.

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Address: Poldark Mine, Trenear, Wendron, Helston, Cornwall TR13 0ES UK      Call: 01326 573 173

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