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 […]
The old railway track at Minions, once a hive of Cornish industry, now has World Heritage status.
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 […]