Geevor tin mine is in Cornwall between the villages of Pendeen and Trewellard. The mine was operational between 1911-1990 during which time the mine produced around 50,000 tons of black tin. The mine now is a Tourist attraction where you can walk through buildings see original machinery, go underground a tour into Wheal Mexico, an 18th Century mine. There is also a shop and café that overlooks the Atlantic ocean.
Now look after by the National Trust. The Tudor / Stuart mansion once owned by Sidney Godolphin 1st Earl of Godolphin [ 1652 – 1732] and served in Parliament for nearly 50 years, and also Governor of the Isles of Scilly.
Taken on the South West Coastal Path at Godrevy, Cornwall.
A 18th Century Two mast Brig constructed of all wood. The Phoenix has also been used in films. The photo was taken in Charlestown Cornwall.
Sea mist clearing to show one of Cornwall iconic rocky island, with its medieval church and castle.