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Morwellham Quay- Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Enjoyable visit

We attended the Easter Bunny Hunt with our 4 year old grandson who thoroughly enjoyed the hunt but... read more

Reviewed today
ChristineFlorenceC
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Unfortunate weather

Although a little pricey for what there is we had an enjoyable visit on a very wet and windy day... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2019
Trevor Q
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Morwellham is an award-winning attraction consisting of a working village, mine and craft centre. Travel on the mine train underground into the copper mine to see how copper was mined. There are many interactive and hands on activities including...more
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Morwellham Quay | Tavistock, Morwellham PL19 8JL, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We attended the Easter Bunny Hunt with our 4 year old grandson who thoroughly enjoyed the hunt but love him he was disappointed when he didn’t win the bunny. He was fascinated by the Victorian school experience but Gran was upset her hot cross buns...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed today

We visited last weekend (Easter Bank Holiday) and it was much quieter than expected. Initially I was a little sceptical about visiting due to reading some reviews on here prior to visiting but I am so glad I went. I was mainly sceptical because previous...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent visit here despite the cold wind. The mine visit was educational and Rick was easy to hear and understand. Access for our grandaughter in a wheelchair was easy. Plenty to see and do.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 667jackyw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the staff, (thinly spread), were good and informative especially in the demonstrations, I have to say this attraction is a shadow of its former self that I remembered when we took our own children there. It drastically needs some serious maintenance to tidy it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NeilM48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We kayaked up to the museum from Calstock on the incoming tide. We were delighted that arrival by boat meant we got a discount - rightly so as we couldn’t stay long as the lowering tide only allows for a very short visit! Peeked in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled in to main village not sure were to park shouted at by some woman who told me to move and park in top car park . Once in village asked directions to tea room spoke to by a very rude short dark haired woman...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dorothy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited when I was a child on a family holiday, I could remember the big wheel and the 'living history'. Half a century later, although the place has changed hands, much is still as I could remember. The tour of the mine is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Nick G
Reviewed March 19, 2019

We spent a lovely day wandering around Morwellham Quay. We tried rope making, bakery, took a trip down the copper mine and had a thoroughly enjoyable and interesting day. The staff were very helpful and the presentations were all very well illuustrated Good food and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank davec0urt
Reviewed March 17, 2019

Although a little pricey for what there is we had an enjoyable visit on a very wet and windy day. The staff were very knowledgeable and the pub/restaurant was very pleasant.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Trevor Q
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Went to Morwellham Quay on 27/02/19 after watching the Edwardian Farm on BBC TV. Had a fabulous time, and super fish & chips. Lots to do and a must do - go on the train to the copper mine (say hello to Rik, who is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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dcoofficer
July 29, 2018|
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Response from 822claire | Reviewed this property |
According to their website the opening hours at 10-5 in October. But if you don't know the area you'd be wise to leave before it gets dark so as to navigate the lanes back to the main road!
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Jackie C
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Peterandle | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes they do, you will get a wheel chair in most places though there are some steep hills unless you park in the disabled car park which is right inside the centre. Be warned there are houses to go upstairs in that do not... More
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savsum
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Peterandle | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes, We took our three year old and nine year old. They should be fine if they are happy to join in with the demonstrations and go exploring. Hope this helps
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