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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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
Spent a morning here with children aged 4 and 1. Got here at early 9:30am, fortunately the playground was open (website says opens at 10am). The kids loved it. Good service at the cafe that was formerly a workshop. Used parking ticket to get £3...More
This was a really nice surprise. I'll be recommending it as the new Eden Project since everyone is bored of that. We are not the kind of people who would normally go to something called a 'mining museum' and we only stopped by chance for...More
To be fair it was a damp and dreary day when we visited. The gardens are great, the cafe was very good indeed and the old buildings and shaft head were very interesting. However virtually all the shops were closed and the place didn't seem...More