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Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Trewellard, Pendeen TR19 7SX, England
+44 1736 786156
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Interesting place spread out over the cliff tops. More to walk around than just the main buildings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hampshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
A gem of a mine!

A truly wonderful setting, high on the cliffs and when we visited a still, calm blue sea! As... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Trewellard, Pendeen TR19 7SX, England
+44 1736 786156
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place spread out over the cliff tops. More to walk around than just the main buildings. Our top tip is to get a tour...dont think there is any extra charge for this. We had Richard take us on the tour, who made the whole...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly wonderful setting, high on the cliffs and when we visited a still, calm blue sea! As others have said you must take the guided tour. So interesting and informative as was the display of the beam engine working. The man who demonstrated that...More

Thank Taxwizzard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to visit to see the way some people used to work,and able to see an old beam engine.Very good coastal scenery to see

Thank Bazza199
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating piece of history in a dramatic clifftop setting. Highly recommend the guided tour, which was excellent and added so much to our understanding of the mine and the people who worked here. Suggest you allow about 2 hours in total for your visit.

Thank alanmsq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

May 7, 2017 - While touring Cornwall, we told our guide that we wanted to see one of the copper mines included in the television series, "Poldark." Our guide took us to see the Levant Mine and Beam Engine. When we arrived, there were several...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here prior to going to the Minack theatre. Its set a little off the way but well worth the visit. Our guide was excellent giving us a great sense of what life was really like (not tv!) and also how the mining came...More

Thank garyrowell80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We too were lucky enough to join the 11 am tour with Richard. You'd miss so much if you didn't taken the tour which I think are run every 2 hours. We descended underground to further understand how the miners would get down 1600 feet....More

Thank SevernBites
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The mine is interesting indeed , however I believe only a small amount of the entire understanding can be gained by just walking around on your own. We had a tour with Richard who was , to be blunt brilliant! His insite , energy made...More

Thank DuncanH68
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Luckily enough we arrived at 11 am just as the tour started & I would say a tour is a must or you will wiz around in 45 minutes. Also on the tour they open up parts of the mine that are not open to...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Our visit on a bleak and raining afternoon was very enjoyable, and even with the weather conditions, the sea views and landscape were beautiful. Our very knowledgeable guide and geologist (Vince) took our small group through the history of Levant and the Tin Coast with...More

Thank Brandon E
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