• Wheal Martyn

    Wheal Martyn
    St Austell, Cornwall PL26 8XG
    01726 850362
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      Whether you want to find out more about Cornwallv¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s rich China Clay heritage in the interactive visitor centre, fancy exploring the nature trails complete with childrenv¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s woodland play area and adventure course, or want a unique view of a modern China Clay pit at work with monitor jets and giant machinery, the China Clay Country Park has something for everyone.HighlightsWhatv¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s on offer at Wheal Martyn:v¢‚Ǩ¬¢Indoor interactive displays telling the story of the men, women and children who lived, worked and played in the shadow of the china clay tipsv¢‚Ǩ¬¢Cornwallv¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s largest working water wheelv¢‚Ǩ¬¢Fully preserved Victorian china clay works, machinery and equipment exhibitionsv¢‚Ǩ¬¢Vintage commercial vehicles and locomotivev¢‚Ǩ¬¢Childrenv¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s woodland play areav¢‚Ǩ¬¢Acres of nature trails and woodland walks teeming with wild flowers, birds and aquatic lifev¢‚Ǩ¬¢Visitor platform overlooking a working China Clay Pitv¢‚Ǩ¬¢Licensed cafe with outside terrace offering the best Cornish food and drinkv¢‚Ǩ¬¢Gift shop selling a unique range of quality gifts and souvenirsWheal Martyn provides a superb combination of interest, education and fun for people of all ages. As a result we are happy to provide group rates, welcome school visits and can cater for coach parties.In addition we also provide:v¢‚Ǩ¬¢Childrenv¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s activity sheetsv¢‚Ǩ¬¢Guided tours by arrangementv¢‚Ǩ¬¢Temporary Exhibitionsv¢‚Ǩ¬¢Childrenv¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s activity days (call for details)v¢‚Ǩ¬¢Cycle/walking trail to St Austell and Eden Project (Part of the Clay Trails Project)v¢‚Ǩ¬

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