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Crown Mines Botallack (Bostalek)

Crown Mines, former tin mines, low down the cliffs north of Botallack. There are two engine houses here and the mine extends for about 400 metres out under the Atlantic ocean; the deepest shaft is 250 fathoms (about 500m) below sea level. Photo by Cornish Heritage Contributor to The UNESCO Cornish Mining World Heritage Status

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King Edward Mine open day

King Edward Mine near Troon Open day Sunday May 1st 2011 A
 Family
Day 
Out Including
 Free
 Entry 
to
 the 
Museum Site
 Open
 10.00 
to 
16.00 Car 
Parking 
£2
 per
 car Historic
 Working
 Exhibits,
 Refreshments, Heyl 
Town 
Band,
 Choirs,
 Traditional
 Music
 and
 Dancing, Steam
 Engines,
  Models,
 Displays,
 Vintage 
Vehicles Activities 
for
 Children More Info Slideshow from the 2008 […]

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Holmans in its Heyday – Holman Climax – Film Show

HOLMANS IN ITS HEYDAY – HOLMAN CLIMAX – FILM SHOW CAMBORNE WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH – FRIDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2010 7PM START, DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM FREE ADMISSION, REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE CORNWALL CENTRE, REDRUTH MON 15TH FEB 7:30PM OPIE BULIDING CORNWALL COLLEGE, POOL WED 17TH FEB 7:30PM OTHER SCREENINGS: D O O R S  O P E […]

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Snow deepens on Bodmin Moor

The Hulers stones a Bronze Age Monument (c.1500 BC) consisting of three stone circles in a line and a reminder of Cornwalls Celtic roots. South Phoenix from Cornwall’s mining past in the background. South Phoenix has a long history. The ground was worked under the name Wheal Prosper in the 1830s when it was part […]

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Kernow a’gas dynergh – Welcome to Cornwall

Driving back across the Tamar Bridge… The Tamar bridge marks the Cornish border with England. A toll operates on the English side. ‘The borders of Cornwall have been set for a 1,000 years, since a treaty in 936AD between King Athelstan of Wessex and King Hywel of Cornwall. Cornwall has its own language, culture and traditions. In March […]

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Valley View touring park – Blackwater

Autum at Valley View Touring Park tucked away behind the village of Blackwater, scenic views and an excellent location as a Cornish owned touring park. Great place for walkers or cyclists with Porthtowan – 1.5 miles away. Truro approximately 5 miles & Five Beaches within a 7 miles radius of the camping site. There is […]

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Bicentenary celebrations in Portreath

THIS weekend’s bicentenary celebrations in Portreath were led by world class sportswoman Lenna Hawkey. The festivities were held to mark 200 years since the creation of the Portreath to Poldice tramroad, which linked the Duchy’s inland mines with Portreath harbour. At Portreath, Cornish copper ore would then be transported to South Wales for smelting, and […]

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Portreath Bicentenary Heritage Festival

HUGE CELEBRATIONS PLANNED FOR PORTREATH TRAMROAD BICENTENARY HERITAGE FESTIVAL Two hundred years after the creation of the Portreath to Poldice tramroad, the village is set to come alive for a bicentenary festival celebrating its history and heritage. In 1809, Francis Basset, Lord De Dunstanville (in whose memory the monument at the summit of Carn Brea […]

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Charter Day celebrations bi-annual event announced

Today marks the anniversary of the The Charter of Pardon 1508. Five hundred and one years ago King Henry VII of England granted the tinners of Kernow (Cornwall) a pardon for which they paid the sum of £1000. This charter is still legal today as confirmed as valid by the Lord Chancellor in 1977, it […]

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Kit Hill.

Kit Hill Country Park (which includes the hill and surrounding areas), was given to the people of Cornwall in 1985 to mark the birth of Prince William, by his father, the Duke of Cornwall (Prince Charles). It is managed by Cornwall Council and consists of some 400 acres. This area of the Tamar Valley is […]

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Snow in Cornwall

Snow in Cornwall UK . Photos of snow in the Cornish mining town of Redruth in the Duchy of Cornwall sent in by AndySnapz, almost looks like Wales. The Cornish flag of St Piran can be seen flying from the church. The roof tops covered in snow. Cornwall’s mining (info) industry and landscape gained World […]

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The Great Flat Load Cornwall – photos

There has actually been  snow in some northern parts of Cornwall today, not here, though it feels  colder enough to. Blustery and bleak, Looking across from Four Lanes. This area gained World Heritage Status for Cornwall’s tin mining history in 2006; it it also part of the ‘Great Flat Load’, a huge tin deposit that […]