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Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Trewellard, Pendeen TR19 7SX, England
+44 1736 786156
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Levant Beam Engine

Visited here today 25/05/17 after we had been to Geever tin mine. Beautiful cliff top location and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TwoCrazyCats83 .
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Historicl Nostalgia.

Wonderfull insite into the cornish mining industry-where most shafts were under the sea.The working... read more

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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Trewellard, Pendeen TR19 7SX, England
+44 1736 786156
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here today 25/05/17 after we had been to Geever tin mine. Beautiful cliff top location and striking backdrop. Another good place to visit if you're interested in history, there is a guided tour which was very informative. Our guide Richard hails from our neck...More

Thank TwoCrazyCats83 .
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderfull insite into the cornish mining industry-where most shafts were under the sea.The working beam engine is a must to see,whilst the guide himself is most informative.

Thank john r
Reviewed 3 days ago

National Trust property near St Just TR19 7SX. Visited on the spur of the moment and was very impressed by the guide's knowledge of the mine and the delivery of his talk which lasted about an hour and included the engine room and an insight...More

Thank b w
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beam engine is the star of the place, make sure its working for your visit. Maybe having done Geevor mine first spoilt our expectations for here, as that is so good compared to here. Guides were good but did feel a bit bored.

Thank carolineEssexEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a bus from Penzance and after about half an hour round many bends and along narrow lanes we spotted the sign down to the mine and got off the bus. It was a pleasant walk down and we arrived in time for the...More

Thank Rosey38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a National Trust attraction, so it's vastly overpriced. Went on the tour, which consisted of sitting in a shed for an hour whilst the guide discussed the depth of the mine and the death rate. We then moved on to the boiler and...More

Thank T G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated on the wild and rugged coastline, Levant Mine is full of character and fires the imagination on what it must have been like to work there. It is the last remaining Cornish Beam Pumping Engine in the world that is still in its original...More

1  Thank Gillyhasbean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A National Trust site that provides useful insight into the importance of tin mining to the 18th and 19th cetury Cornish economy. The beam engine itself, built in nearby Hayle, was unfortunately not running during our visit. There is a good deal of information to...More

Thank Andy6591
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The preserved beam engine is obviously the main attraction but there are many other relics around here to explore. To understand the mining and mineral extraction process it is worth taking time to read up before your visit, it will make the buildings and equipment...More

Thank CotswoldsMidge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only mine in the whole of Cornwall that still has it's original Beam Engine operating by steam power. The history of this mine and the working conditions endured is brought to life by very informative volunteers - with first hand knowledge of the mining...More

Thank Sandie A
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My Great Grandfather and Grandfather were tin miners born in Illogan.Are there lists of miners saying which mines they worked in? There names were Henry Burrell and William Henry Burrell. I am Judith Kenworthy nee Burrell
17 February 2017|
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Response from nickmBedford | Reviewed this property |
I believe so.