Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Tin Coast

You’ll find Levant Mine and Beam Engine on the cliffs of the Tin Coast, surrounded by spectacular sea views. The site is most famous for its original beam engine, which is the only beam engine in the world still operating on steam on its original site. Details of tours and further information about the site can be found on the National Trust website.

Cost: 
  • Paid

Accessibility

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  • Sensory
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Transport

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  • Walking
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Eco Top Tip

Download the Tin Coast App to learn more about the land, community and wildlife surrounding the mine.

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