Tin Coast

The Tin Coast is Cornwall's oldest new destination. A cultural landscape of World Heritage site status, it is a place defined by Cornish mining.

Places to visit

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Tin Coast

What is the Tin Coast? 

A seven mile stretch of coast with a rich mining history. We are partnering with other local organisations to share the stories of this fascinating World Heritage Site.

View of the Botallack mines

Gorthwedh: Contrasts of the Tin Coast

Set within the Cornish Mining World Heritage site, the National Trust on the Tin Coast will be starting a new Arts Council England funded project this summer called 'Gorthwedh’ meaning 'contrasts of the Tin Coast' which will reflect on the area’s industrial past, social change and it’s meaning to residents and visitors today.

Where to visit on the Tin Coast

Go walking on the Tin Coast