Poldark Mine Cornwall
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Poldark Mine was originally known as Wheal Roots, a small tin mine located about 600 meter north east of Wendron. Poldark has continued to claim its share of tourists from all over the globe for the past years. For the adventurous, this is your chance to go through very old workings of Poldark Mine some 200 feet down with water cascading into the dark depths below. Get a feel of what it is to be a miner.
You and your family members can join interactive crafts and be acquainted into the world of candle making, ceramic painting, pottery throwing, gold panning and jewelry to name a few. Children too can spend a glorious time at the children’s play area which has an amusement arcade pool, air hockey and more activities. You should not go home without a memento of your visit to Poldark Mine. The souvenir and crafts shop showcases countless items like the Turner’s Antiques and Books, Poldark Wood Turners, Cheri Rose Cornish Crafts, jeweler’s workshop, The Sands of Cornwall, The Cap Lamp Press and the Poldark Mine Shop. Each has their own unique displays of souvenir items for people to bring home to.
Who could resist the lure of fascinating displays of Poldark’s culture and history, underground tours and entertainment that would keep all members of your family fascinated on your day out? Admission fee for guided underground tour costs £20.00 and £18.80 for families of four adults and two kids, or two adults and one child respectively; £7.90 for adults, £7.60 for seniors and £5.00 for children aged 5-15 years old.
Children under four years old are restricted from joining the mine tours. Poldark Mine is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from April 1 to 27, April 29-October 28, but they are closed on Saturdays.
Organized groups can visit the Poldark Mine at other appointed times. For more information or for bookings, you may contact telephone number 013 26573173.