Cornish Mining World Heritage Site


Discover the history and heritage behind Cornwall's mining industry, early settlers and communities.

It puts Cornwall on a par with international treasures such as the Taj Mahal and Great Wall of China, and celebrates our contribution to the development of global industry and commerce. Cornwall Mining World Heritage Site Status is certainly something to boast about!

Ten individual areas make up the Site and included within them are some intriguing attractions which invite visitors to take a trip back in time to experience the mining heyday.

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