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“Not much left to see, but still worth seeing”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of The Copper Mine

The Copper Mine
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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“Not much left to see, but still worth seeing”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

There isn't much left of the 19th Century copper mine, but I was curious to check it out whilst I was here.

From the entrance, the route down to the mine didn't take long, nor did walking around the mine, (or rather, its ruins). A lot of the area around the mine was roped off (probably for safety reasons), so it was difficult to see inside the structures. Nevertheless, it was an interesting experience, and you could still see the copper deposits on the surrounding rocks, which was cool. It was a sunny day and nobody else was about, so it made for a rather nice stroll.

It's definitely worth visiting whilst in Virgin Gorda, but don't make it the only reason you visit (there are far better places to see!)

Visited June 2013
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Herts, uk
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Almost home from home”
Reviewed May 22, 2014

As we generally holiday in Cornwall, UK this was like a blast from the past. The Cornish tin miners were used to provide the knowledge and the remains of the site look like so many tin mines in Cornwall. There is a little information and the place was empty. We went there after The Baths and personally I preferred it.

Visited May 2014
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Hampton Bays, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“interesting”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

We went on a rainy day. Nothing much to look at but is interesting and a quick walk around the old mine.

Visited May 2014
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Tallahassee
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Interesting stop”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

The views from the old copper mine are gorgeous, and it's interesting to see the relics. Walk around the back of the mine and take a look at the cliffs facing the water--they're green with copper.

Visited January 2014
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great side trip after a day at the Baths”
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Coppermine Point was a great side trip after a day at the Baths and before watching the sun set at the Mine Shaft Café. There is a placard to describe what you are seeing (cistern, boilers, chimney, engine room), though the map of the paths on the placard doesn’t match the actual path. You can still see the green tinge of copper in some of the rocks in the area. The view across to the airport is beautiful. The visit doesn’t take more than 15 minutes or so.

Visited January 2014
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