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

Wheal Coates

What's on

Upcoming events

St Agnes coastal walks 2019: Folklore Foray

Thu 08 Aug 2019
13:00-16:00
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 2019: Towan Cross to Chapel Porth

Mon 30 Sep 2019
12:00-15:00
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.