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Botallack : Tin Coast Walking Tours -

<B>Botallack : Tin Coast Walking Tours</B>

Date: Thursday 5th November 2020
Time: 13:00

Tin Coast Walking Tours offer three fun, unique and creative guided circular walks around West Penwith and the Tinners Way, visiting many fascinating and rare Cornish antiquities (each walk approximately 8 kilometres / 5 miles). Musician, Ben Sutcliffe from ‘The People’s String Foundation’ has teamed up with actor/storyteller Mary Woodvine to tell local myths and fables along the way.
Ben and Mary will sing and play Cornish folk music and educate about Cornwall’s rich history, past and present culture and thriving wildlife. 


This circular walk begins at Botallack Mine’s Count House and heads through its historic and beautiful ruins with views featured in the famous Poldark series.

At Wheal Owles mine stack (the site of a mining tragedy c.1893) which is now a protected site for bats, the walk heads inland towards the Bronze Age antiquities of Carnyorth Common.
Along The Tinner’s Way, past an ancient lake is the magnificent Tregeseal Stone Circle (c.2500 - 1500BC) once used by the Celts for rituals and festivals.
Ben and Mary’s route heads into the heart of the moor to Bronze Age barrows and intriguing holed stones, before visiting Carn Kenidjack (or the ‘Hooting Carn’ as it is commonly known) where various legends and folklores have been told for centuries.
The downward route back to Botallack takes in breathtaking views of Cornwall’s field systems and mighty coast, even catching sight of the Isles of Scilly on a clear day.

Last but not least is a journey to the mouth of an enormous cave where miners have dug out tunnels and used as shelter for millennia.

Please be aware of the risks of country walking and be responsible for yourself and others in your group. 
Please wear appropriate footwear and clothes (nettles, gorse and brambles are common). Bring sufficient food, water and any medication you may need. 
Each walk stays on set paths and is approximately 5 miles long with some gradients and rough terrain.
Lastly, let’s be honest.. It might rain!”

You will be required to accept responsibility for your own and your group’s comfort, health, well-being and safety on this walk.

Tickets in advance :    (Click Here to Book Online or Phone 01726 879500)
Adult :  £12.00
Group (4 or more Adults)  : £10.00
(Discount calculated in Shopping Cart)
 Students :  £10.00
Under16s : £10.00
Over65s : £10.00
 
 
Parking: Botallack Mine Count House (National Trust Parking £4.00) - TR19 7QQ
Meeting Place: Outside the Botallack Mine Count House OS ref: 367333 (worth checking a map before arriving - from the village of Botallack the National Trust have not signposted the mine attraction incredibly well).
Walk : 8.66km 181.1m total ascent 
The Countryside Code :Enjoy the countryside and respect its life and work.Guard against all risk of fire.
Fasten all gates.Leave livestock, machinery and crops alone.
Take your litter home.Help to keep all water clean.
Protect wildlife, plants and trees.Take special care on country roads.

 

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