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Carnglaze Slate Caverns

Our Location

St. Neot, Liskeard,Cornwall,PL14 6HQ

Contact Us

Tel: 01579 320251
Fax: 01579 321571

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Tours Underground; One of Cornwall and Devon's premier underground experiences

Visit this former slate mine where slate was both quarried and mined underground in Cornwall. Carnglaze is affiliated to the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site as members of the Cornish Mining Attractions Marketing Association.

Find out about the miners ingenuity and skills, and how slate roofed the Industrial Revolution. You will go on a self-guided underground tour (may be guided in high seasons) to learn how the mine was worked, ending at the Underground Lake with its crystal clear blue/green water. Browse the comprehensive collection of minerals mined and quarried in the South West, after which you will descend a flight of 60 steps taking you about 150m into the hillside and 60m below ground.

Carnglaze Caverns is a constant 10 degrees celsius underground, cool in Summer, warmer in Winter! A jumper and sensible footwear are recommended. As the Caverns are underground it makes for an ideal wet weather activity in Cornwall.

Safe, easy and magical Woodland Walk for all the family! Wander through the Terrace Garden along its zigzag pathways leading up to the Enchanted Dell. Follow the Woodland Walk through Quarry Wood (4 acres of bluebells in Spring!) to a panoramic view of St Neot village, before looping back down to the main site: a round walk of approx 25 minutes, or longer if you are counting the faeries!

Picnic in the Walled Garden; browse the well-stocked Crystals and Crafts Shop; enjoy the tranquillity and listen to the birdsong! Childrens trail information is available at the Ticket Office.

This is a truly great day out for all the family in Britain's premier holiday resort locations.