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 Bolster pageant at Chapel Porth

Sat 04 May 2019
10:00-18:00
Join in the St Agnes Bolster pageant at Chapel Porth.

St Agnes coastal walk series 2019

Sat 01 Jun 2019
14:00-19:00
Pull on your walking boots and join us on a walk through myth and history around St Agnes.

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

Tue 13 Aug 2019
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.