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Devon Great Consols Mineral Railway, Cornwall


  • Located in Gunnislake, Cornwall, South West England, England
  • Copper ore won from the mines at Devon Great Consols needed to be transported to a copper port to be sold and shipped out to destination markets. Devon Great Consols Mineral Railway was built to serve this purpose. It ran from the mines around what is now Blanchdown Wood down to Morwellham Quay. Today, you can follow it on foot, horse or bike.You can hire bikes from the Tamar Trails Centre. It's pretty easy cycling
  • Devon Great Consols Mineral Railway is one of many disused railways in South West England that have been converted into multi-use leisure trails. For example, fringing Dartmoor, try the Granite Way. On the North Cornwall coast, try The Camel Trail. Down by Redruth, try The Mineral Tramways Trails
  • By James Penman

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