Towanroath Shaft Pumping Engine House at Wheal Coates

Towanroath Shaft Pumping Engine House at Wheal Coates (C) Tony Atkin

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This is probably one of the most photographed sights in Cornwall and in this setting you can see why. I bet it did not look so idyllic to the men who had to go down the shaft to work the mine many fathoms below sea level.

The closest beach to 'Towanroath Shaft Pumping Engine House at Wheal Coates' is Chapel Porth Beach, St Agnes

 

Some more photos from around the surrounding area

 

Some ideas for things to do and tours