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 16 Feb 2018
11:00-12:00
Get some fresh air as well as helping us keep Chapel Porth clean and beautiful.

Freedom racing - St Agnes Vertical Kilometre

Sat 24 Mar 2018
14:00-17:00
The 'KVK' Trail running race is a unique challenge; a Kilometre of Vert in Kernow!

St Agnes Bolster pageant at Chapel Porth

Sat 05 May 2018
10:00-18:00
Join in the St Agnes Bolster pageant at Chapel Porth.

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.
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.