Wheal Coates

Wheal Coates from the beach

Dramatic ruins on cliffs carpeted with heather and gorse.

Wheal Coates

Things to see and do

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

Wheal Coates

What's on

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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. This year we celebrate the Tinth Anniversary.