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Unique steam-powered Cornish beam engine in action

Part of Cornwall and West Devon Mining World Heritage Site, this is the only Cornish beam engine anywhere in the world that is still in steam on its original mine site.

The famous Levant engine is housed in a small engine house perched on the edge of the cliffs.

Restored after 60 idle years by a group of volunteers known as the 'Greasy Gang', it is a thrilling experience for young and old alike to see this old engine in action, with its evocative sounds and smells.

Lots of family activities

Get outdoors and become an explorer © National Trust

Get outdoors and become an explorer

We have a wide range of activities for you at Levant. Pick up one of our explorer packs or GPS units at reception and try your hand at geo-caching or get your hands dirty in our reconstructed copper-dressing floor.

Plenty of walks

Investing your time in beautiful places © National Trust/Marina Rule

Investing your time in beautiful places

We've put together a variety of walks around Levant across the coast and countryside. Come and explore the nooks and crannies around the abandoned mine works.

Our weather

Easter Egg Trail

18, 20 and 21 April, 10.30am-4pm

Walk in the footsteps of bal maidens and boys around the dressing floors.

Follow our Cadbury Easter Egg Trail to claim your Cadbury chocolate Egghead prize.

£2 per trail

Become an explorer at Levant

Taking a closer look at wildlife © John Miller

Are you the next Ranulph Fiennes, famous explorer? Pick up your pack at Levant today and start your adventure.


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