The ancient Cornish tin mine that just about everyone is talking about
Poldark Mine is the only complete tin mine in Cornwall open for underground guided tours and is generally regarded as one of the most historic locations in the annals of Cornish Mining History. The mine is on several levels and the guided tours by experienced Cornishmen receive many accolades for their unvarnished presentation. The real atmosphere in the mine workings is tangible, leaving a profound memory on the explorers who venture below. The mine tour encompasses the 18th century mine workings of Wheal Roots which prospered during the 1700s, but can boast far earlier origins in areas of the mine that are inaccessible to visitors.