Important notice -

Please note that the café at Botallack will be closed over the weekend, Saturday15th and Sunday 16th, for pre-booked showings of Gorthwedh.

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.


What's on

View of the Botallack mines

Gorthwedh: art project 

An evolving art project in Cornwall: Gorthwedh considers why the Tin Coast is so special, through film, architectural installation, screenings and discussion. Will you join us?

Upcoming events

Gorthwedh – Contrasts of the Tin Coast

Fri 22 Nov 2019
Discover a new instillation by Cornish artist Callum Mitchell. Created in response to the Tin Coast landscape, encounter something extraordinary while out walking. Visit Botallack to find out more and exact coastal location.

Things to see and do




Get involved

Mayon Lookout

Join the countryside team in West Cornwall 

Looking to try something new for 2019? 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

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.