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Botallack Mine

Botallack Mine is part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. At its peak, Botallack produced 14,550 tonnes of tin, 20,000 tonnes of copper ore and 1,500 tonnes of refined arsenic. The mine shafts go out to see and are over 500m deep, which means you will see the engine houses perched on the edge of the cliffs as close to the sea as was possible.

Botallack Count House & Workshop has visitor information and toilets.

This was the filming location in BBC’s Poldark for Wheal Leisure (West Wheal Owles), Grambler (Wheal Crowns) and Wheal Grace along with being on some of the coastal shots.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Dec 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Dec 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (NE)
Friday, Dec 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.5℃ to 5℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Dec 10fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Dec 11fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (NW)

Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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