Camborne attractions

Camborne attractions

CamborneFrom Camborne you can explore both the north and south coasts of Cornwall in this narrow neck of land stretching down to Land's End. Cornwall is warmed by the Gulf Stream and the coastline is battered by the Atlantic ocean. Fishing ports, little harbours, seaside resorts at Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives and the craggy coastline give Cornwall a character of its own, while inland the countryside is dotted with remnants of its past mining industries.

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Attractions Godolphin House, Godolphin Cross, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 9RE. Tel: 01736 763194. Godolphin is a 15th century house, built by the The Godolphin family, who made their fortune from the local tin-mining industry. - with its linen-fold panelling and early 16th century carved beams. A painting on the Dining Room wall is dated 1731. www.godolphinhouse.com. About 7 miles south of Camborne.

Godolphin House

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Attractions Tolgus Tin, Portreath Road, Portreath, Redruth, TR6 4HN. Tel: 01209 210900. A scheduled Ancient Monument that is now being restored by the Trevithick Trust. About 3 miles north of Camborne.

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Attractions Shire Horse Farm and Carriage Museum, Lower Gryllis Farm, Treskillard, Redruth, TR16 6LA. Tel: 01209 713606. 40 horse-drawn vehicles. 3 breeds of heavy English horses, Shire, Suffolk Punch and Clydesdale. About 2 miles south of Camborne.

Shire Horse Farm and Carriage Museum

Attractions Poldark Mine, Wendron, Helston, Cornwall TR13 0ES. Tel: 01326 573 173. Poldark Mine is a free entry site with something for all the family. Poldark is once again the scene of activity with craft workshops run by antique restorers, candle makers, chandelier repairers, pottery makers and wood turners. Poldark is by far Cornwall's most popular mining heritage site. www.poldark-mine.co.uk. About 5 miles south of Camborne.

Poldark Mine

Attractions Cornish Mines and Engines, Pool, nr Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3NP. Tel: 01209 315027. Impressive beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre. Dramatic reminder of Cornwall's mining heritage. Giant 90ft beam engines. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo copyright © NTPL / John Bethell). nationaltrust.org.uk. About 3 miles east of Camborne.

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