Visit Historic Cornwall


If you and your family want to experience extravagance during your Newquay holidays, staying in one of the well-appointed Cornwall holiday cottages will definitely fulfil this wish. These Cornwall holiday cottages is well-known for its terrific self-catering accommodation and outstanding customer service rendered by respectful staff. If you plan to bring along your pets during Newquay holidays, you can request for units that are pet-friendly. Aside from these great features, these Cornwall holiday cottages will also draw you closer to some of the finest attractions in town. If you have not finished you list of things to do during your Newquay holidays, you may want to include a stopover at the Great Tin Mine and the Mineral Tramways Heritage Project. Aside from having tons of fun, you will be able to revisit the history of Cornwall. Here are other details.

The Mineral Tramways Heritage Project

Thousands of visitors are being attracted to Mineral Tramways Heritage Project year after year. Located near most of the Cornwall holiday cottages, this attraction is grounded within 31-km network of activity trails. Built and opened in 2009, The Mineral Tramway Heritage Project continues is a famous tourist spot, especially during Newquay holidays. The final 60-km network of trails will also provide both locals and tourists an outstanding chance to access a large area that is affluent in mining legacy. The Mineral Tramways Project costs around £6 million and is now being managed by various organizations including the Cornwall Council and funded by Objective One, the South West Regional Development Agency, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Parish and Town Councils in the Project area. You are also advised to call in before going here for reservations.

The Geevor Tin Mine

After touring the amazing Mineral Tramways Heritage Project, you may want to bring the whole family for a fun-filled learning experience at the Geevor Tin Mine. Nestled along the beautiful coastal seascape, Geevor is a peaceful platform used to travel around the Penwith area. This attraction will allow you to solve some mysteries surrounding Cornwall and be able to revisit the past and the present situation of the mine. Geevor Tin Mine was recognized as the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site Attraction. This is why it is a very interesting attraction to visit during your Newquay holidays. The mining museum and heritage centre will take you to an underground tour into Wheal Mexico—this is where Cornish miners toiled more than 2 centuries ago. The mine is open all throughout the year, expect for Saturdays. It opens at 9 in the morning and accepts visitors till around 4 in the afternoon. Before heading to this place from your Cornwall holiday cottages, call in advance to make reservations.

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