Important notice -

Botallack Workshop is open seven days a week, 10am - 5pm for visitor information, Tramper hire and toilet facilities.

On the wild Tin Coast, the famed Crowns engine houses cling to the foot of the cliffs. Part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and Poldark filming location.

Tin Coast

Botallack Mine – A snapshot of Cornish mining at the edge of the Earth 

Hwel Bostalek- Balweyth kernewek orth amal an Norvys A new way of experiencing the Tin Coast, go online and go back in time to see what this area was like in its mining heyday. This online experience is part of a research project looking at enhancing visitor understanding of tourist sites. The project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, managed by the Interreg France (Channel) England Programme and led by the University of Exeter. The experience was created by the DPN lab at EESAB in France.


Things to see and do




Get involved

Mayon Lookout

Join the countryside team in West Cornwall 

Looking to try something new? Or perhaps looking to give something back or meet some new people and be part of a team? Take a look at the volunteer opportunities available in West Cornwall and get in touch.


Our work

Walking on the South West Coast Path

SW Coast Path, creating a year-round economic asset 

Thanks to funding from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, places like this have started to make improvements to help make the South West Coast Path a year-round experience. Find out about other places that have benefitted.

Dog walking on a lead

Visiting the 'Tin Coast' with your dog 

Visiting the the 'Tin Coast' with your dog? An area filled with natural beauty and the ruins of industrial mining heritage, find out the best way to explore this part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site with your four-legged friends.

Man with drone

Flying drones at our places 

Drones can be flown above our places only if special permission is given. Click here for information about the National Trust's policy on the use of drones.