Find places to stay around Botallack on the West Cornwall coast. Walk the South West Coast Path here to explore parts of a UNESCO World Heritage Site including Botallack Mine The Crowns Engine Houses and Levant Mine and Beam Engine. Sennen to the south and St. Ives to the north east.
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Top 10 Recommended Things To Do in Botallack


Levant Mine & Beam Engine

Botallack is within the St Just Mining District. The St Just Mining District is one of ten mining districts that form the UNESCO Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site. Explore the mining heritage of the area. Specific recommendations follow.

The Crowns Tin Mine

One of the most famous attractions within the UNESCO Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site, Botallack Mine The Crowns Engine Houses are perched on high cliffs above the sea. A path leads down to the engine houses.

Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Levant Mine is a National Trust property on the coastline north of Botallack. It's one of many remarkable undersea or submarine mines in the area.

Geevor Tin Mine

Geevor Tin Mine is the largest preserved mining site in the UK. Take an undergorund tour.

South West Coast Path, Beginning

One way in which you can explore this mining heritage is via a walk on the South West Coast Path. The stretch of coastline from Pendeen Watch down to Cape Cornwall is particularly impressive.

Cape Cornwall, Cornwall

Beautiful headland a short distance south west of Botallack. Walk in via Kenidjack Valley or Nancherrow Valley. Visit Priest's Cove, Cape Cornwall and climb the South West Coast Path to see Ballowall Barrow - Carn Gluze.

Sennen Cove Beach

Widely recognised as one of the UK's finest beaches, Sennen Cove Beach is at the southern end of Whitesand Bay. Glorious place.

Land's End, Cornwall

Land's End is essential UK visiting. Given its popularity, expect lots of shops, attractions and places to eat and drink. The landscape and seascape here are extraordinary.

Porthcurno Bay, Cornwall

Stunning place. Lined with blond sand beaches and backing onto high granite cliffs, Porthcurno Bay is also home to an impressive theatre and telecommunications museum.

St Michael's Mount

St Michael's Mount is a National Trust property in Mount's Bay. It's a reasonably quick drive from Botallack. Walk the causeway at low tide.