Things to see and do at Levant
Levant was known as 'the mine under the sea' with undersea levels stretching over a mile. The stories of the men, women and children who worked here are waiting to be uncovered. The 1840 beam engine which raised the copper and tin ore has been restored and still runs on steam today.
Not to be missed:
- The sounds and smells of the historic beam engine in action
- A free guided tour of the site
- Ore-breaking on the copper-dressing floor
- A glimpse of the man-engine shaft at the end of the underground tunnel
- The short film about Levant's underground
The views of the Atlantic from the cliffs
The tunnel to man-engine shaft
Arsenic works and Dressing Floors Walk
The Count House
GeocachingDo you like a treasure hunt with a breath of fresh air? We have the perfect setting for a high tech hunt. Come and try your hand at geocaching, an exciting outdoor adventure for the whole family. It’s a treasure hunt for the digital generation, where you can enjoy the freedom of being outside and discovering new places. At reception we have several GPS devices which you can use to set off on a trail around the site on the search of minerals, bugs and buildings.
Can you complete the 50 things challenge?
Borrow an Explorer PackTry these 50 Things activities at Levant:
- Bug hunting - Use the bug pot to examine creepy crawlies around the site, be sure to put them back though.
- Treasure map - Draw and colour your own treasure map and use the compass to find which way is north.
- Sea and sky chart - What can you see out to sea and in the sky? Use the mini binoculars to spot animals.
Rock rubbings - Make a rock rubbing, find an interesting rock and get creative with crayons.