Tag: Copper mine

View from Bedford United Trail

Hidden Landscapes

The hidden mining landscape here in the Tamar Valley continues to catch my interest – I suspect it has something to do with the glorious autumn weather and wonderful woodland walks on my doorstep. Last week found me with friends scrambling through the rough woodland paths of the Bedford United Trail, past disused mine entrances guarded […]

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Devon Great Consols Mine

Tamar Valley – a mining landscape

At the beginning of the week I went on a walk along the Tamar Trails organized by Drawn to the Valley. We walked up to Devon Great Consols, the old Copper and Arsenic Mine, part of the world heritage site.  Mostly the ruins of mines round here have sunk into woodland, you are hardly aware of them […]

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