Opening times for 29 November 2023
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Count House Cafe, Botallack (not National Trust) serves a variety of hot and cold drinks, cakes and snacks. Please check website for opening hours
Please keep dogs on a lead and keep to footpaths due to steep drops and mineshafts in places. Cattle or ponies graze many of our sites at different times of the year. Please don’t approach or feed livestock, keep dogs on a lead (unless cattle come close in which case you should release them) and try not to get between animals and their young.
There is no overnight parking or camping permitted at Botallack
Toilet facilities are available at Botallack Count House seven days a week. Please check website for opening hours
Steep routes and uneven surfaces. Former mine with shafts and unguarded drops. Accessible toilets in Count House. Two all-terrain mobility scooters for hire.
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There is ramped access to Botallack Count House
Accessible toilet at the Count House, is available seven days a week. Please check website for opening hours.
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There are some narrow and informal paths, steep cliffs and unguarded drops. As this was a mine, there are mineshafts in places. Please be aware of this and keep to the footpaths
Powered mobility vehicle available
We have two all terrain mobility vehicles available to hire, Saturday to Tuesday. Please book in advance by emailing email@example.com or by phoning 01736 786934
Leave the B3306 and enter the village of Botallack. As the road turns sharply, take the road on the bend. Follow the road as it turns into a track passing Botallack Manor on your right. Continue along the track to the car park just past the Count House and Workshop.
Parking: just beyond Botallack Count House
The South West Coast path runs past Botallack Count House, located near the village of Botallack. Grid reference SW365332.
Penzance Station is 7 miles from Botallack.
Botallack, on the 'Tin Coast', is one pawprint rated. Find out everything you need to know about visiting here with your dog.
Visitors with limited mobility can explore the coastal scenery and industrial heritage of the Tin Coast from Botallack Count House. Find out how you can hire one of two Tramper mobility scooters available at Botallack.
All aerial activity above our sites is prohibited unless specific permission is granted, according to an existing byelaw.
Iconic 19th-century engine houses, perched on a cliff on the Tin Coast. Part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
Remains of the mining past stretch across the landscape. Including chimney stacks, engine houses and the arsenic labyrinth.
Count House Café, Botallack
The café (not National Trust) is situated in the Botallack Count House Workshop off the South West Coast Path, with ocean views. Serving hot and cold drinks, cakes and tasty treats.
The Count House
A 19th-century mine office that has served many purposes, including as a folk club in the 1960s. Now houses the café and visitor information.
South West Coast Path
The path stretches for miles along the cliff tops of the wild Tin Coast. Coastal heathland and panoramic views.
Explore the wild Tin Coast, part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and see the iconic engine houses clinging to the cliff face.
Explore Cornwall’s heritage Tin Coast and discover mine buildings, a steam engine and walks through the mining landscape. Book the Tramper for easier access to these unique places.
Explore Cornwall's mining heritage and true Poldark country on the Tin Coast, taking in the Crowns engine houses, clifftop views and the chance to spot Cornish choughs.
Discover Cornish mining heritage on this beautiful one mile walk around Botallack.
A 4-mile cycle trail along Cornwall's Tin Coast between Botallack and Levant, which passes the remains of the area's industrial heritage.
Once a mining workshop, now a cosy cottage with timber-framed ceilings and sea views.
High on the slopes of the secluded Cot Valley, this old miner’s cottage is full of character.
A rustic converted barn near the coast but in the heart of the countryside - perfect for exploring West Cornwall.
A contemporary-styled holiday cottage surrounded by luscious Cornish countryside and a short walk from the coast.
On the wild Tin Coast, the famed Crowns engine houses cling to the foot of the cliffs in a landscape transformed by its industrial past. Part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, and the filming location for Wheal Leisure in BBC's Poldark, from here Cornish miners changed the world.
Find out more about the Tin Coast, steeped in history, and discover the remains of the mine buildings at Botallack which give a fascinating glimpse into Cornish mining over a century ago.
Thanks to funding from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, Botallack has started improvements to help make the South West Coast Path a year-round experience. Find out about other nearby places that have benefitted.
Find out how the National Trust is working to reverse the decline of the red-legged chough by recreating habitats where this characterful bird can thrive.
Many National Trust places helped bring the BAFTA award-winning Poldark series to life, including lots of coast and countryside rich in mining and Cornish history.
Clifftops and fields across Cornwall are set to be transformed into thriving wildflower meadows, thanks to a new three-year conservation project.