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Morwellham Quay- Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great site , but .........

A great location and very enjoyable but , we found almost obscene to charge £5 or a small pasty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gbarnett63
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Telford, United Kingdom
Great Day Out

Had a really good day, staff were all great and informative. Lady in the Ship Inn was lovely and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caz D
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Morwellham is an award-winning attraction consisting of a working village, mine and craft centre. Travel on the mine train underground into the copper mine to see how copper was mined. There are many interactive and hands on activities including...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Morwellham Quay | Tavistock, Morwellham PL19 8JL, England
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+44 1822 832766
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled with disabled father-in-law, people on the site could not do enough for us, really enjoyable especially making a bread roll, a chocolate lollipop AND a length of rope which I got to keep. the Mine train ride well worth a go just remember to...More

Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location and very enjoyable but , we found almost obscene to charge £5 or a small pasty , if the price was right for the food it would attract more people I'm sure ... I would advise anyone to take own food or...More

Thank gbarnett63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful day out! We spent a lovely three hours exploring the entire attraction and will definitely go back on our next visit South. My husband took the mine tour (train through old copper mine) while I enjoyed visiting the Victorian Clothing Museum and watched the...More

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Simon L, Owner at Morwellham Quay- Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back. We hope you are recovering from your dislocated shoulder and will be able to take the mine train with us in future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a look into our history, now part of a World Heritage Site it was a copper mining and exporting centre.and is now a living museum with shops of the time, demonstrations (including rock breaking and chocolate making!) micro brewery, bakery and the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really good day, staff were all great and informative. Lady in the Ship Inn was lovely and she also made great cakes as well as lady in ice cream shop also very welcolming. Only draw back was we arrived just before lunch and...More

Thank Caz D
Simon L, Owner at Morwellham Quay- Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you had a good reception from our team. We are sorry you missed out on some things due to school groups. We will take note of this and in future ensure that we are able to accommodate all visitors to our attraction...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today.the chocolate making and bread making very fun.the ladies in the in the shop was very friendly.we had a nice talk to them.the driver of the mine train was good.the food in the pub was nice.the train was not friendly for wheelchair users...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not what it said on website or leaflet. Overpriced and definitely not value for money. Saw all of 5 members of staff the gentleman in ship Inn very polite. The copper mine train should be included in price. Rick the driver very good but there...More

Thank tracey2248
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is just such a great place, a Victorian village frozen in time. The village stores, the school house, the cottages and all the buildings just give you that feeling of being back in time. The Victorian era is my favourite one, so this was...More

Thank vicky73111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, lovely Pub lunch, chocolate experience was so, so. Please be aware the train ride into the mine is the noisiest, clankiest, frightening journey for dogs. Even our quiet Spaniels and Shih tzu x were petrified! No one warned us!! Very sad...More

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit awesome facilities exhibits and even a ride through a mine saw this place on Edwardian farm didn't disappoint. Only downside and nearly made it a 4 star review was no ♿ parking in lower area or sign saying drop off point...More

Thank eliot g
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dcoofficer
29 July 2018|
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Response from 822claire | Reviewed this property |
According to their website the opening hours at 10-5 in October. But if you don't know the area you'd be wise to leave before it gets dark so as to navigate the lanes back to the main road!
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Jackie C
16 June 2018|
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Response from Peterandle | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes they do, you will get a wheel chair in most places though there are some steep hills unless you park in the disabled car park which is right inside the centre. Be warned there are houses to go upstairs in that do not... More
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savsum
30 May 2018|
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Response from Peterandle | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes, We took our three year old and nine year old. They should be fine if they are happy to join in with the demonstrations and go exploring. Hope this helps
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