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Address: Wheal Kitty, St Agnes TR5 0YW, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1872 553341
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Great attraction, friendly people. Truly fascinating.

Wandered in here on a rainy morning while walking along the coastal path, we had seen a brochure in our cottage and thought it was worth checking out. We are so glad we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Peter G
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wandered in here on a rainy morning while walking along the coastal path, we had seen a brochure in our cottage and thought it was worth checking out. We are so glad we did. Entrance is a very reasonable £6.50 for adults (cheaper for kids) and you get a talk from one of the owners explaining wwhat it is they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Just a Short walk from Perran View passing a real Working Tin Mine , When you arrive at the beach either chill out or walk to St Agnes or Perranporth

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We had seen signs and leaflets for the tin mine here and kept putting off a visit whilst on holiday recently. On our last full day we wanted to go somewhere for a few hours and chose to finally go here and we are glad we did. The road leading here is a very narrow and steep single track road... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

It was fascinating to learn about this part of the Cornish industry. The people were very friendly and informative and the whole site is really nicely laid out. We really enjoyed our visit and would thoroughly recommend this to anyone of any age. All set within gorgeous countryside with spectacular views everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Fascinating, well worth seeing and very well set up. Loved it,and such nice,friendly people. Don't visit Cornwall without going there.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The most informative tour that shows the full process of Tin Streaming. There has previously been a working Mine here, from start to finish the process of Ore to finished metal is completely explained---I had no idea how much work and science goes into this. Advice and friendly informative direction are all on hand and the homemade Jewellery, cast on... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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235 reviews 235 reviews
66 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Called in as it was on the coast path and we were passing. Worth a visit though it only takes around half an hour to see everything. Good introduction to small scale tin mining compared to Geevor which was much bigger.

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Fantastic family run last working tin mine in UK. Dogs allowed, toilet on site, parking & great cove nearby for excellent rock pooling (time your tides right!!). Fascinating to talk to the friendly family. Took home a few pieces of the very reasonably priced tin jewellery, unique items designed & created on site. No better souvenir for friends!!!

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Gloucestershire
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141 reviews 141 reviews
33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I am so glad we visited this working tin stream. We learnt an enormous amount of interesting facts about the Cornish tin mining industry and the exact process of turning rock into beautiful bright, heavy metal. Although nowadays on a relatively small scale, the family here not only extracts the tin from the abundant lode (ore bearing rock) but then... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Spent sometime looking for this attraction, Managed to find it but not until 10minutes before it closed.

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Additional Information about Blue Hills Tin Streams

Address: Address: Wheal Kitty, St Agnes TR5 0YW, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1872 553341
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Agnes
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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