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East Pool Mining Museum at Pool near Redruth Cornwall.

Pool (11 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(2.3 miles, 3.7 km, direction S)

Pool is situated between Cambourne and Redruth in an area that was once the centre of Cornwall's prosperous tin mining industry...

Cornish Miner

Redruth (40 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(3.3 miles, 5.4 km, direction SE)

Redruth was formerly the capital of the largest and richest metal mining area in Britain. ..

South Crofty Mine Head, Cambourne, Cornwall

Camborne (5 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(3.4 miles, 5.4 km, direction S)

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Gwithian beach, Cornwall

Gwithian (21 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction SW)

Gwithian has a beautiful white sandy beach with frothy Atlantic rollers which act as a magnet for surfers, for this is one of Cornwall's top surfing spots. In medieval times.....

Tin mine buildings near St Agnes, Cornwall

St Agnes (66 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction NE)

Once one of the centers of the cornish tin mining industry, St Agnes is steeped in mining history, with many old engine houses to be seen around the area. The tin from St Agnes is.....

Lone chimney stack.

Trevellas (11 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction NE)

Lovely coastal region lying at the mouth of Trevellas Coombe, a steep valley with stone built tall chimneys and the shell of a derelict engine house still standing as evocative reminders of the old Blue Hills Tin Mine...

Sunset on Hayle Beach, Cornwall.

Hayle (29 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction SW)

Three miles of golden sands backed by impressive sand dunes have made Hayle a perfect summer place for families to enjoy a holiday. It is an old town, made prosperous in the 18th-century when John Harvey opened his tin, copper and foundry business..

Elephant rock

Perranporth (73 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction NE)

Perranporth has a spectacular golden sandy beach which stretches for about 3 miles along the coast...

Pictures of Lelant

Lelant (13 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(8.6 miles, 13.9 km, direction SW)

The estuary on which the pretty holiday resort of Lelant stands is a paradise for bird watchers, it is also an old village with a long maritime history...

Taken on the coast walk to Carbis Bay, Cornwall

Carbis Bay (9 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction SW)

Carbis, is a deeply curving, sheltered bay of soft golden sand that makes it a haven for sea-bathing...

Breathe deeply

St Ives (242 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(9.2 miles, 14.8 km, direction W)

There is a magical quality surrounding the whole of the Cornish coast of which St.Ives is a small but special part...

Truro, Cornwall

Truro (41 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cornwall

(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction E)

Truro, today is Cornwall's unofficial capital and adminstrative centre but in the Middle Ages Truro was one of the towns which controlled Cornwall's flourishing tin mining industry...

Holywell Bay, Cornwall.

Holywell (11 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction NE)

This pretty place is quieter than most on this coastline, it has a golden sandy beach stretching to almost a mile which offers idyllic sun-bathing and swimming conditions...

Rinsey Head, from SEAMEADS, Praa sands, Cornwall

Praa Sands (1 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(11.7 miles, 18.9 km, direction S)

Magnificent gorse covered acres form a superb back drop to a seemingly endless stretch of golden sands which continues to draw countless visitors to Praa Sands...

Villa Green at Gweek Quay

Gweek (13 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction S)

Gweek existed as a thriving port for several hundred years, this fact is evidenced by the Old quays...

Mylor, Cornwall. Beautiful Mylor Yacht Harbour near Falmouth in Cornwall

Mylor (1 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction SE)

This pretty resort is beautifully situated close to a creek that was once a Royal dockyard, these days it is busy as a yacht anchorage, it is at its most attractive as the waters of high tide gently laps the quay...

Evening sunlight over the Institute

Porthleven (55 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction S)

Porthleven has two picturesque harbours - the inner harbour is lined with dazzling white cottages, with the walls of the outer harbour giving shelter from the often tumultuous seas...

Marazion from St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

Marazion (104 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction SW)

The picturesque village of Marazion with its quaint cottages, shops and pubs, is in a sublime position on the west Cornwall peninsula..

Trebah Gardens

Falmouth (91 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction SE)

Think of Falmouth and you immediately think of the sparkling sea in a bay alive with busy colourful pleasure and sailing boats all jostling along in bright sunshine. You think.....

The lovely sandy beach at Crantock, Cornwall April '06

Crantock (12 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction NE)

Situated on the River Gannel's estuary, Crantock beach offers low-tide sand backed by a broad expanse of dunes and low cliffs. It gains shelter from Pentire Point West which makes.....

Recommended attractions near Portreath

Cornish Beam Engine, Pool, Cornwall - National Trust

Cornish Mines and Engines (4 Pictures)

(2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction SE)

This museum set on lonely cliffs far above the swirling Atlantic Ocean is where visitors to the area can learn all about.....

Carn Brae, Redruth, Cornwall, on a beautiful clear day

Carn Brae Castle (6 Pictures)

(3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction SE)

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Godrevy Lighthouse

Godrevy (47 Pictures)

(5.3 miles, 8.4 km, direction W)

This hauntingly beautiful spot was initially made famous by centuries of shipwreck caused by perilous rocks scattered around its.....

Callestock Cider Farm, Penhallow, Cornwall. 1996.

Callestock Cider Farm (5 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction NE)

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Truro, Cornwall. Truro Cathedral from the river

Truro Cathedral (23 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.6 km, direction E)

A former 16th-century parish church once stood on the site of this sumptuous cathedral, which was designed by John Loughborough.....

True love never runs smooth.

The National Seal Sanctuary (13 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.4 km, direction S)

The Seal Sanctuary was set up in 1958 in the small village of St Agnes, in 1974 we moved to Gweek after we needed more space for.....

St Michael's Mount, Marizion, Cornwall

St Michaels Mount (129 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.7 km, direction SW)

The priory on St.Michael's mount is dedicated to the Archangel who is believed to have appeared to local fishermen in AD 495. The.....

Glendurgan Gardens, in Cornwall.  Tree Heather in flower in March

Glendurgan Garden (23 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction SE)

These beautiful gardens are set on a rising landscape at the side of the Helford River. The gardens, mainly full of exotic trees.....

Greenery

Trebah Garden (14 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction SE)

Trebah Garden occupys one of Cornwall's most dramatic landscapes, set into a beautiful wooded ravine descending towards a private.....

Path through the village.

Chysauster Ancient Village (25 Pictures)

(13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction SW)

This is a classic prehistoric site, quite possibly a Celtic settlement occupied almost two thousand years ago. In its wild.....

Pendennis Castle, Pendennis Point, Falmouth, Cornwall

Pendennis Castle (11 Pictures)

(13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction SE)

Built at the side of a naturally deep harbour Pendennis Castle forms one of Henry VIII's coastal defences, built to guard against.....

St Mawes Castle - the sea view.

St Mawes Castle (12 Pictures)

(13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction SE)

Built by Henry VIII between 1540-45 due to the threat of invasion from Catholic France and Spain. Built as one of a pair, their.....

St. Anthony's Lighthouse. near Falmouth, England

St Anthony Head (1 Pictures)

(14.7 miles, 23.6 km, direction SE)

One of the world's largest natural harbours...

Men an Tol, ancient monument in Cornwall

Men-an-Tol (2 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.4 km, direction SW)

The Men-an-Tol is a massive round holed stone standing between two uprights. It quite probably dates from the Bronze-Age and may.....

Lanyon Quoit, (5,000-6,000 year old ancient burial chamber) Bosullow, Cornwall, England

Lanyon Quoit (3 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.4 km, direction SW)

In this moorland area thick with pre-historic remains, this is the most accessible and without doubt the most famous of all the.....

A picture of Trewithen Gardens, near Truro, Cornwall

Trewithen Gardens (24 Pictures)

(16.1 miles, 25.9 km, direction E)

Trewithen is a glorious 18th-century house built by Thomas Edwards and decorated in Rococo style. It forms a backdrop for.....

A picture of Goonhilly Downs

Goonhilly Downs (8 Pictures)

(16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction S)

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Chun Castle

(17.2 miles, 27.7 km, direction SW)

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Chun Quoit (4,000-5,000 year old ancient burial chamber) Bosullow, Cornwall, England

Chun Quoit (1 Pictures)

(17.4 miles, 28.0 km, direction SW)

This is the smallest of the areas famous cromlech's, it is also the only one never to have been dislodged. It stands close to.....

Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall

Pendeen Lighthouse (2 Pictures)

(18.2 miles, 29.2 km, direction W)

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