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Detail from a photograph of the Tamar Valley Centre

10 Events for 10 Years at The Tamar Valley Centre

This July, the Tamar Valley Centre, within Area 10 of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site, celebrated its 10th anniversary...


Detail from a photograph of Redruth's Fore Street

Redruth to recieve funds to support the historic high street

Residents could see new life breathed into Redruth high street as part of a scheme to revitalise historic buildings and areas...


Detail from an engraving of the Peterloo massacre. Photograph: National Archives

Bicentenary of the Peterloo Masacre

Archives play a hugely important role in maintaining our history. In Cornwall this is something particularly relevant this year as we look forward to the opening of Kresen Kernow, the new archive centre, in September...


A small section of the cover of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site booklet, 'The Official Guide to the Cornwall and west Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site'

Ground-breaking virtual "tour" opening up Geevor Tin Mine

A pioneering 360-degree virtual reality tour launched today (Friday 19 July) at Geevor Tin Mine which is a key centre for the World Heritage Site...


A small section of the cover of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site booklet, 'The Official Guide to the Cornwall and west Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site' Cornish Mining attends special UNESCO "Lates" event at the Science Museum London

In late March the Cornwall and west Devon Mining Landscape WHS team attended the Science Museum ‘Lates’ Science and Technology event in London...


The old entrance to the Wheal Busy Smithy dated 1872Wheal Busy Smithy funding appeal

Since 2014 the World Heritage site has prioritised Wheal Busy Smithy as a conservation project and for many years before...


A small section of the cover of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site booklet, 'The Official Guide to the Cornwall and west Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site' Get active out and about in the World Heritage Site in 2019

The World Heritage Site Office released their Official Guide to the Cornwall & West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage...