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

Chapel Porth beach cleans

Fri 22 Sep 2017
13:00-14:00
Get some fresh air as well as helping us keep Chapel Porth clean and beautiful.

Freedom racing Porthtowan

Sat 23 Sep 2017
17:30-20:30
Pull on your trainers and join in a run from Porthtowan, around Chapel Porth and up to St Agnes Beacon the Freedom Racing team.

Upcoming events

Stories of St Agnes and Chapel Porth: SWCP Challenge walk

Fri 06 Oct 2017
17:00-19:15
Join us on a South West Coast Path challenge walk.

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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.