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Heartlands

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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BEST BREAKFAST FOR AGES

Very impressive food and great attentive staff. This was a breakfast to remember and the poached... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
StanMrElectric
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Truro, United Kingdom
Wonderful Play Areas for the Kids and History Too

Great outdoor playground was is first thing you come to. There's plenty to appeal to kids of all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Summerlok
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United Kingdom
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Nestled just off the A30 in Pool, near Redruth in the former mining heart of Cornwall, there are 19 acres of eclectic fun to explore. State-of-the-art exhibitions, climb-on sculptures, gardens of epic diversity, a giant adventure playscape for kids...more
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Robinson's Shaft | Dudnance Lane, Pool TR15 3QY, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Since it opened to much fanfare in April 2012, with a great weekend-long festival and amazing fireworks display, my girlfriend and I have returned to Heartlands again and again. As a local resident, it's been such a treat to have somewhere like this in the...More

9  Thank Ben_CornishScientist
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I have been there twice since its opening. Don't think i'll ever be going again. Fine if you have young kids but absolutely nothing else to see or do. I believe millions were spent on this project. What an absolute waste of money. The biggest...More

5  Thank bazpascoe
Heartlands C, Manager at Heartlands, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry that you have such strong negative feelings towards the site. The project was developed by significant funding which transformed the former derelict and vandalised mining site into a FREE to enter site for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressive food and great attentive staff. This was a breakfast to remember and the poached eggs were magnificent.

Thank StanMrElectric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my mum to spare some time. Have been here many times, good place to walk the dog and for small children to play in the nice park. Good little garden to walk through and lots of own space. Not really much to...More

Thank megas04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great outdoor playground was is first thing you come to. There's plenty to appeal to kids of all ages, the indoor soft play is smaller. Attractive outdoor water features and garden planting. The place is very new, once the gardens have had time to mature...More

Thank Summerlok
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Great place to visit with friends and family. Lots of things dating back to when Tin mining was at its peak and we found it really interesting. Shops outside for you to browse around and while we were there there was a antique fair. Nice...More

Thank MillerMad
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

"When all the tin and fish have gone what will our cornish boys do?" This free museum reveals how important mining was to the people of Cornwall. Amazing to see how Cornwall industry has thrived in other areas since those times. There are a few...More

Thank Glen S
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Visit often as we live local. Lovely park and paddling stream for the kids. Cafe is reasonably priced and seems warm and welcoming. Great afternoon out.

Thank Sarasophie
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place by chance having never seen it advertised anywhere. The mining exhibition was good although quite a few elements didn’t work. The overall feel of the place is slightly confusing to be ho eat. The play area is great for the...More

Thank gem W
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Called into Heartlands while holidaying in Cornwall with family of young children (4&5).... On initial arrival/impression we didn’t expect to stay long due to the size of venue, but we found ourselves occupied for 4hrs, spending time in the adventure play area with different elements...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time outstanding adventure playground. Great events for kids we took part in the Nerf session and the creepy crawly trail both excellent great value for money and staff very welcoming The cafe is also great we had a veg burger and...More

Thank jet0804
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The visitor centre is very well maintained and modern, with lots to learn about the local mining. Adventure playground was great fun for my kids with plenty to do, and the cafe served a wonderful afternoon tea where everything was homemade and delicious. The gardens...More

Thank Tony S
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dawns1963
4 June 2018|
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Response from davidabethell | Reviewed this property |
It's a great place to take your dog lots of garden and grasses areas with the necessary poo bins. Not sure about the museum access
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vjb44
17 April 2015|
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Response from Heartlands C | Property representative |
Hi There, there is a parking charge after 5.30 but as Margaret has mentioned you can now fully redeem your parking charge.
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