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Thanks for the stamps.

Great picknick & drawing session here recently. Lovely helpfull staff. Great little walk with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Truro, United Kingdom
National Trust property well worth a visit

We parked at Morrisons to visit the first site where we were given a leaflet of the site and were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brighton, England
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Redruth TR15 3ED, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great picknick & drawing session here recently. Lovely helpfull staff. Great little walk with the dog. Not too far all the way around. Missed the tour - maybe next time. Thanks to the staff for the rubber stamp in my daughters NT Passsport & in...More

Thank travellingmap2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked at Morrisons to visit the first site where we were given a leaflet of the site and were free to wander round. There was a film showing and it really is worth sitting and watching this. We were able to go inside one...More

Thank woodie49
Reviewed 1 week ago

East Pool Mine is a National Trust ‘Special place’, located in Pool, Cornwall. It is actually comprised of two separate sites, which are around 500 metres apart. It takes 5 to 10 minutes to walk between the two sites, with the walk being fairly flat....More

Thank FeetupFred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting and informative ...especially the working beam engine...great to see the massive engines housed in the buildings

Thank jethrondenzil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to find and park (back of Morrison's Car park). It is only a short walk between the two sites. Will especially appeal to those interested in the engineering aspects of mining. However, there was also an interesting video that focused more on the...More

Thank PamNottingham_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 2 sites, Michell's Engine on the main road and Taylor's Engine next to Morrisons. Parking for about 10 cars at Michell's site and plenty of parking at the end of Morrisons car park for the larger Taylor's site. Helpful volunteers at both sites....More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good site. Staff are very welcoming and well informed. Learnt a lot about the Cornish tin mining industry. Go across the road to the other engine house with a working engine. Not steam powered unfortunately.

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The entrance is situated to the side of Morrison’s Supermarket car park in Redruth. Although small by National Trust standards, East Pool Mine, gives an invaluable in understanding Cornwall’s copper and tin mining and industrial archaeology. An introductory film outlines the important points of history...More

Thank Charlie_Lane29
Reviewed 27 April 2018

And you must start with the film. The miners tales are hard to follow but then I am deaf and there is no loop. But the grandeur of the place and the ingenuity of the Cornish. Fascinating. Just a little disappointing that the engine room...More

Thank RobininBRISTOL
Reviewed 25 April 2018

A little disappointing being on two sites. If your into minutes ng it might be of interest but not really a lot to see

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