Wheal Coates

Wheal Coates from the beach

Dramatic ruins on cliffs carpeted with heather and gorse.

Walk within the tin mining landscape, and take in the cliff top views

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Wheal Coates

What's on

Upcoming events

St Agnes coastal walks 2018: St Agnes Head to Seal Hole.

Tue 19 Jun 2018
13:00-15:00
This summer we're hosting a series of coastal walks across National Trust sites from St Agnes Head to Chapel Porth.

St Agnes coastal walks 2018: St Agnes Head to St Agnes Beacon

Tue 10 Jul 2018
13:00-15:00
This summer we're hosting a series of coastal walks across National Trust sites from St Agnes Head to Chapel Porth.

St Agnes coastal walks 2018: Wheal Coates to Saint Agnes' Foot

Tue 14 Aug 2018
13:00-15:00
This summer we're hosting a series of coastal walks across National Trust sites from St Agnes Head to Chapel Porth.

Freedom racing Porthtowan

Sat 08 Sep 2018
18:00-20:00
Pull on your trainers and join in a run from Porthtowan, around Chapel Porth and up to St Agnes Beacon the Freedom Racing team.

St Agnes coastal walks 2018: Chapel Porth Beach to Wheal Charlotte

Tue 11 Sep 2018
13:00-15:00
This summer we're hosting a series of coastal walks across National Trust sites from St Agnes Head to Chapel Porth.
Wheal Coates

History

Looking through bright yellow gorse flowers over to Wheal Coates old engine houses at St Agnes and Chapel Porth

Wheal Coates Tin Mining 

On 13 July 2006 select mining landscapes across Cornwall and West Devon were inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, placing Cornish mining heritage on a par with international treasures like Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China.