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For a small fee you can hire a rugged ‘Tramper’ mobility scooter, provided by Countryside Mobility SW at Levant mine.
From the village car park at Pendeen, sited opposite the Boscaswell Stores, turn left to walk through the Geevor Tin Mine entrance. Follow the drive towards Levant, turning left just beyond the buildings. Bear right on the unsurfaced track and turn left at the boulder, aiming for the tall chimney.
Arriving at Levant Mine, follow the bottom edge of its car park to pick up the South West Coast Path. Turn left here and follow the Coast Path, climbing gently to the Botallack Count house.
The National Trust’s restored steam winding engine at Levant Mine was also used as the setting of Poldark’s Tressider’s Rolling Mill. West Wheal Owles mine was the setting for the fictional Wheal Leisure tin mine which Ross Poldark finds in ruins on his return to Cornwall.
At the Count house turn left off the Coast Path, heading inland past the mine chimney and the disused tips to Manor Farm.Read more ...
Turn left on the lane beyond the farm, carrying straight on ahead along the footpath at the end of the lane, crossing the tiny fields at Carnyorth Moor. ignore the footpaths crossing yours to walk to a T-junction on a lane.
Turn right on the lane, following it around to the left to walk to Levant Road. Turn briefly right on Levant Road, taking the first turn on the left and then bearing right to carry on ahead to the last of the buildings. Take the footpath on the right immediately beyond, carrying straight on ahead through three fields.
Turn right as you reach Geevor Mine to retrace your steps back up the drive to Pendeen and crossing the road to return to the car park.