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Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park

Wheal Martyn, Carthew,
,
St. Austell,
Cornwall,
PL26 8XG

Tel: 01726 850362

Web: http://www.wheal-martyn.com

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Description:

The UK's only china clay mining heritage centre set within acres of woodland. Discover Cornwall's largest water wheel, modern mining in action, industry tools, ancient buildings and discovery centre


About this attraction:

Wheal Martyn is based amongst the preserved remains of a Victorian clay works within 26 acres of woodland and nature trails with plenty of space for the children to let off steam. From interactive displays and hands on exhibits to a fantastic children?s challenge trail there is something for all ages. There is also the opportunity to see monstrous machinery at work with a spectacular view of a modern working clay pit and if you are lucky you may even get to see them blasting in the pit!! There is also a café, lots of free parking and dogs are welcome throughout the site. Wheal Martyn is home to Cornwall?s largest working waterwheel and is open throughout the year (closed over Christmas and New Year) no matter what the weather. In addition Wheal Martyn also provides children?s activity sheets, guided tours by arrangement, temporary exhibitions and a cycle/walking trail to St. Austell and the Eden Project. It has something for everyone, even vintage commercial vehicles and a locomotive. There is also a beautiful nature trail which takes you through the woods, where you can discover the viewing point and the Gomm engine house as well as a variety of wild flowers, birds and aquatic life.


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Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park

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Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park
Wheal Martyn, Carthew,
St. Austell,
Cornwall
PL26 8XG

Tel: 01726 850362

Adults: £9.50
Children: £5.00
Family: £26.00
Concessionary: £7.50
Admission Free: N
Other Prices: Children under 5 go free
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