Delving Deeper

What are you interested in?

The Cornwall and west Devon Mining landscapes are rich with history.  Whether you are interested in the geology of the area which formed the foundations of the mining industry, the people who made their livings from it, or the huge technological advances it brought about – delve deeper and find out more in this section.

Following World Heritage inscription in July 2006, a special website was launched in celebration of the achivement. You can view this site via the following link: Cornwall Mining

If you want to delve even deeper into the history of Cornish mining, please visit the Dig Further... page for details of archives, information sheets, a mining bibliography and more...