Camborne is situated close to the north coast of Cornwall in an area rich in tin mining history. The ruins of engine houses can be seen in the hills around the town. The town has some great shops and is also home to Tehidy Country Park, with direct access to Cornwall’s top visitor attractions. Visit East Pool Mine, King Edward’s Mine and the Poldark Mine all close by. Top beaches are Godrevy, Hayle, and Gwithian.
Why visit Camborne?
Close to the A30 you are well connected to the north coast and the far west of the duchy, Penwith. Being at the heart of the former tin mining industry, there are museums within striking distance as well as the surf beaches of Portreath, and Porthtowan. Tehidy Country Park is also a pleasant spot to visit.
Things to do in Camborne
Visit East Pool Mine, Tehidy Country Park, climb Carn Brea for fantastic views, take your surfboard and catch some waves at Chapel Porth, explore the mining ruins at Wheal Coates near St Agnes, or take a shopping trip in Truro to get some bargains and souvenirs.
Why stay in a Camborne cottage?
While staying in a Camborne cottage, the likelihood is that you’ll have a stunning view of either the coastline or the rolling countryside. In our collection, we have everything from luxury cottages that sleep 12 guests, to quaint one-bedroom boltholes for a romantic break.
Three must-see places to visit in Camborne
- Experience the mining past of Cornwall at King Edward Mine and East Pool Mine
- Take a peaceful stroll around the leafy Tehidy Country Park
- Enjoy a meal in the 14th century, Carn Brea Castle, with excellent 360-degree views