Opening times for 8 December 2023
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Levant Mine and Beam Engine is open two days a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays, by pre-booked tour only. You will need to book your visit in advance and can book tickets up to two weeks before your visit. Thank you.MTWTFSS2728293012345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031
Assistance dogs only
Assistance dogs only are welcome as part of a pre-booked tour. All dogs on leads are welcome on the wider site
Levant Mine and Beam Engine is open by guided tour only. To avoid disappointment please book in advance. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission
Parking for Levant is at Geevor Mine, parking is free. Accessible parking is available at Levant through prior arrangement. Please ring the Levant office on 01736 786156
Toilet facilities are available on site. Please be aware that toilet facilities are only available when the site is open
Steep routes with steps and uneven surfaces. Accessible parking is available through prior arrangement. Accessible toilet on site.
There is an accessible toilet on site. Please be aware that toilet facilities are only available when the site is open
Uneven ground and some steep slopes. The tour lasts for approximately one and a half hours in the ticketed area. This includes access to the Man Engine Tunnel where there is a curved staircase underground, with no hand-rail, and uneven floor surface
Accessible parking is available at Levant through prior arrangement. Please ring the Levant office on 01736 786156
Virtual tours are available to access the Engine House, Man Engine Tunnel and Winder House. In an experience controlled by you, please look under the 'things to see and do' section of this website for the links. Alternatively one of our team will be happy to help you when you visit
Parking for pre-booked tours is free at Geevor carpark SAT NAV TR19 7EW, located off the B3306 St Just to St Ives road.
South West Coast Path passes entrance, located between Botallack and Geevor Mines, near Trewellard. Grid reference SW368345.
Penzance Station is 9.5 miles from Levant Mine.
Hourly service from Penzance to Trewellard (1 mile from site).
The main site at Levant Mine and Beam Engine is open for pre-booked tours only and we ask that you please book your visit in advance. If you're planning a visit, read this article to find out everything you need to know.
Take a look at the map of Levant Mine and Beam Engine to help plan your visit.
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.
A 19th-century engine house, home to the working 1840 beam engine, which runs on steam. Part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
Man Engine Tunnel
An underground tunnel leading to the man engine shaft. Site of the man engine disaster of 1919.
Built in 1960s as part of Geevor Mine's expansion into Levant. Houses the working winder that winched the man cage.
South West Coastal Path
The path runs along the clifftops through historic mining ruins. Part of the 'Tin Coast' and a place to spot local wildlife including the rare Cornish chough.
Discover old mine buildings and a working steam-powered beam engine. See the wider natural landscape and wildlife that lives here.
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.
Experience some of Levant's iconic places via an accessible 3D tour. Get an in-depth view of the sites in an experience that is controlled by you. Click on the heading above to explore the Engine House and see the 1840s Beam Engine.
A site of tragedy and industry, experience the Levant Man Engine Tunnel through a virtual 3D tour. Click on the heading above to visit.
Explore the Winder House and electric winder through this accessible 3D tour. The winder was installed in the 1960s and is part of Levant's long history of industry. Click on the heading above to see the modern equivalent of the 1840s Beam Engine.
Find out more about this Cornish tin mine on the Tin Coast near Levant. With parking and facilities it’s a great place to visit in combination with Levant.
Explore Levant, the spectacular surrounding coastline and its history on these walks
Follow this 4-mile walk along the South West Coast Path and discover more about the mining industry in this area.
A 1-mile walk from the bus stop in Trewellard to Levant Mine and Beam Engine. Levant Mine is located high on the cliffs of the Tin Coast with the restored 1840s steam-run beam engine at the heart of this historic mining site.
High on the slopes of the secluded Cot Valley, this old miner’s cottage is full of character.
Once a mining workshop, now a cosy cottage with timber-framed ceilings and sea views.
A contemporary-styled holiday cottage surrounded by luscious Cornish countryside and a short walk from the coast.
A rustic converted barn near the coast but in the heart of the countryside - perfect for exploring West Cornwall.
Levant Mine and Beam Engine sits on the cliffs of the 'Tin Coast', part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage site.
The mining remains of the industrial past can be found across the landscape. Walk the south west coast path and follow in the footsteps of miners.
Pre book a guided tour to learn of Levant's industry and tragedy. Learn about the history of this place and see the one of a kind winding beam engine in steam.
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.
Clifftops and fields across Cornwall are set to be transformed into thriving wildflower meadows, thanks to a new three-year conservation project.
Bring the story of Levant's mining past alive as a volunteer – lead guided tours, or drive the last beam engine still steaming in Cornwall.