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trainNearest Train (or tube) Station(s):
Carbis Bay

Nearest Mainline Train Station:
Penzance

Remember to prepare properly before heading out on any type of walk or outdoor activity. Tell people where you are going and what time you are expected back. As Wainwright says “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing”.

Poldark
The derelict stone engine house of Botallack Mine is a familiar site to fans of the Cornish TV series, Poldark. This walk takes you along the cliff edge, home to Botallack mine where part of this series was filmed.

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A walk along the wild and windswept Tin Coast, part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and filming location for Wheal Leisure in BBC’s Poldark.
This short family-friendly National Trust route goes through outstanding historical and industrial sites set in coastal heathland studded with rare wild flowers. With luck you’ll hear the ‘cheoow’ call of the chough, an iconic bird in Britain’s most westerly county.

The Botallack mining walk lies within the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. It takes you along the coast path and through the remains of the old tin mining works. Below, the famed Crowns engine houses cling to the foot of the cliffs almost within reach of the crashing waves.

There are amazing views of this dramatic landscape transformed by its past.
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On a clear day you can gaze out to sea and see the Isles of Scilly lying 26 miles off Lands End. The perfect place to pause and possibly ponder your inner Ross or Demelza!

The historic and newly-refurbished Count House Workshop at Bottalack is the start and finish point of this walk. You can have a cup of tea here and find out more about how Cornish mining changed the world and how the area’s real story inspired Winston Graham’s fictional hero.

Because this is an industrial landscape with mine shafts and exposed cliffs it’s important to keep to paths.

Carpark: National Trust Cape Cornwall Car Park, St Just, Penzance TR19 7NN