Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Unique steam-powered Cornish beam engine in action

Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Things to see and do

Levant Mine and Beam Engine

What's on

Upcoming events

Penzance Writers Group

Sun 24 Jul 2016
10:30-17:00
A display of creative writing and images inspired by Levant with spot performances by local singers.

From mineral to metal

Sun 31 Jul 2016
11:00-11:45
Discover the age-old secret of turning rock into bright, shiny metal and then into fabulous jewellery.

Close to the Edge - an adventurer's story

Wed 17 Aug 2016
18:30-22:00
Stunning scenery, tall tales and an engine steaming by candlelight. Follow in the footsteps of generations of mining men and discover the secrets of Cornwall's wild mining coast and two of its champion mines, Levant and Botallack

Heritage Open Day

Sun 11 Sep 2016
10:30-17:00
Visit Levant free of charge on this day and see the beam engine in steam. Free guided tours from 11.30

Bronze Age Smelting

Sun 18 Sep 2016
11:00-17:00
Discover the secrets of our ancestors with master bronze age swordsmith, Neil Burridge
Levant Mine and Beam Engine

History

Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Wildlife

Watch out for Choughs nesting in the cliffs

Return of the chough 

Learn more about this rare bird and how the National Trust played a vital role in its natural return to Cornwall.