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Address: Camborne, England
Phone Number: 01326 312300
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A proper walk through cornish countryside. Gorse and woodland then mine and engineering works. Lovely walk end to end but even better if occasionally you explore off the straight... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Andrew A
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English first
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A proper walk through cornish countryside. Gorse and woodland then mine and engineering works. Lovely walk end to end but even better if occasionally you explore off the straight track. Couple if places to get a coffee or snack but why not take a picnic

Thank Andrew A
Camborne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

A few weekends ago we cycled this trail ( 2 fairly unfit adults and a toddler) the views were spectacular and it was topped of with the most amazing view of the coast and Carn Brea where my partner proposed to me!! Would highly recommend, a place that will always be dear to my heart!

Thank Lauren B
Hayle, United Kingdom
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848 reviews
430 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 439 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

wander around the area and explore some of the majestic mine buildings in the area. Just around a quarter mile from the Edward you will come across one of the most impressive granite mine building,The Wheal Grenville Fortesque pumping engine house. This huge building was constructed in 1892 and housed a 90 inch pump engine,park up and take a look... More 

Thank RoyL65
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Very interesting area steeped in mining history. Walked around parts of it with the dog and really enjoyed it. Loads of people walking dogs or riding bikes. Nice to see the area being used to attract visitors instead of just being left.

Thank furryboo
Swindon, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A nice circular trail which takes in an astonishing number of old mines, which you would otherwise not see from the main roads. Mixed terrain, a few steep bits. Suggest going clockwise for the slightly easier rise. Suitable for a hybrid or mountain bike. Some places quite rocky or muddy as you might expect.

Thank spirite
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Interesting and rewarding walk,very informative with some terific scenery and a couple of nice watering holes en route.

Thank Terry M
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

the great flat lode trail is an amazing place to visit , with interesting buildings of what the times were like, but also you get the lovely nature that surrounds this place, brilliant if you like history

Thank charlieYorkshire
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I do this route everyday, come rain or shine! Totally love it! Totally super to bike it, watch out for them horsey people and dog walkers, oh and doggy poo! Good views and lots of ruins to explore too! They should stick a pub half way along it, it would make a mint!

Thank Bunny S
Camborne, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This trail takes you back in time, following the paths that link the old mines and out outbuildings to each other in an area called the great flat load. We bought a trail leaflet from King Edward mine complete with tracing paper and special pencil so that we could take rubbings at the points of interest along the way. The... More 

Thank paulaandbobby
St Ives, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Free parking and lots of long trails to follow on foot or bike. Some good long circular routes and plenty of mining history and good views. Take a picnic (no catering on site), its a great way of breaking up the bike ride.

Thank FullNotGlum

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