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The West Country Sights

Morwellham Quay

  • Off B3257 Map It
  • Morwellham
  • Museum Village

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In the 19th century, Morwellham (pronounced More-wel-ham) was England's main copper-exporting port, and it has been carefully restored as a working museum, with quay workers and coachmen in costume. Visitors can board a special train that goes along the River Tamar and into the George and Charlotte Copper Mine. Fairs and other special events take place throughout the year. The site lies 2 miles east of Cotehele House and 5 miles southwest of Tavistock.

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Off B3257, Morwellham, PL19 8JL, England

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Sight Details:

  • £8.95, mine train £3.50
  • Mar.–May and Sept.–Oct., daily 10–5; June–Aug., daily 10–5:30; Nov.–Feb., daily 10–4


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