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A Message From Emma and Neil

Your Hosts Emma & Neil

 

We apologise for the inconvenience of us not operating this year. This is due to unforeseen circumstances and we hope you enjoy your visit to Cornwall, wherever you may stay. Take a look below for information of some of the places you can visit while you’re in Cornwall.

 

Theme Parks

Flambards Theme Park, Helston

Flambards Theme Park is an amusement park on the southern outskirts of Helston on Clodgey Lane TR13 0QA. Flambards is a perfect theme park for all family members and has plenty of things to see and do. You will experience thrill-seeking rides and amazing indoor attractions.

Back In Time

Travel back in time and experience the old Victorian Village.  Here you will see the contrasting experiences of the Victorian times through both the rich and the poor eyes.

You will go back to a time when life was extremely difficult for everyone, Britain in the Blitz . Communities had to come together and help each other through some of the most testing times experienced in the UK. Dame Vera Lynn was a popular singer during the second world war, her music helped to console everyone. Therefore, it was fitting that Dame Vera Lynn opened this first of its kind in the UK exhibition in 1984.

Your trip to Flambards won’t be complete without visiting the ‘Chemist Shop Time Capsule‘, the chemist that time forgot…

Having laid dormant for 100 years, the pharmacy in South Petherton, Somerset, was rescued by Flambards cobwebs and all!

Fireworks And More…

You don’t want to miss the fun family entertainment during school holidays. These include the famous fireworks spectaculars every Monday and Wednesday during August from the 3rd – 29th. Book online and save 10% off the admission, plus enjoy 7 days for the price of 1.

Click here to receive 10% off if you book in advance.

 

Camel Creek Family Theme Park

Camel Creek is situated in Tredinnick, Wadebridge PL27 7RA. This Theme Park is a fabulous family attraction that incorporates something for all the family to enjoy. You will love the rides, plenty of dining options, a 5D Cinema, and of course the animal petting zoo.

Springfield Fun Park

Springfield Fun Park and Pony Centre are situated in St Columb TR9 6HU. Springfield is a small theme park that incorporates fairground rides, pony rides, and even Tractor rides! The Ladybird cafe is well known for serving some tasty snacks and drinks too.

 

Dairyland Farm Park

Dairyland Farm Park is a small kid’s adventure park based in Tresillian Barton, Newquay TR8 5AA. The park is known as one of the oldest farm parks in the U.K, Dairyland is popular with families.  Your children will love the pony and tractor rides, games, adventure park and play areas, nature trail, and animal petting/feeding. You will enjoy the Museum of Cornish Heritage and watch their kids getting close to nature. The whole family will love their Farmhouse Kitchen full of amazing main meals and snacks. They have a BBQ Patio & Bar where you can enjoy alfresco dining while watching the kids play. Fancy something sweet? then head to their Donut Hut where you can enjoy hot freshly made donuts.

Trethorne Leisure Park

Trethorne Leisure Park is a family-friendly Leisure Park in Kennards House, Launceston PL15 8QE. The park is perfect whatever the weather as it has both large indoor and outdoor activities.  There are play barns which include slides, an assault course, indoor amusements, Didi cars, trampolines, crazy golf, and paddle boats. You will also get to meet the cute, friendly animals. At Trethorne you’ll be spoilt for choice.

The park also has a Ten Pin Bowling Alley and a Dodgems track.

Sight Seeing

Castles in Cornwall

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle was built by the Earl of Cornwall in the 1230’s. There are many myths and legends surrounding this majestic castle, you can find out more here >>.

Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle in Falmouth, was built between 1540 – 1545. For over 400 years this Castle protected Cornwall from invasion. This Castle was still being used during the Second World War. Pendennis Castle is popular with locals and tourists.

St Mawes Castle

St Mawes Castle was constructed by King Henry 8th between 1540 and 1542. This castle is the best surviving example of a Henrician artillery fort. It is one of two castles built to protect the Carrick Roads (the other castle being Pendennis Castle in Falmouth).

Restormel Castle

Restormel Castle is believed to have been built in the 11th century by Baldwin Turston the sheriff of Cornwall’s son. However,the present circular structure was built in the late 13th Century. It is believed the Black Prince, Edward, visited the castle twice.

Launceston Castle

Originally called Dunheved, Launceston Castle was built to control who crosses over the river Tamar in and out of Cornwall. It is believed that the castle was built by Robert the Count of Mortain after 1068. This Castle once imprisoned George Fox (the founder of the Quakers) who was the most famous prisoner in 1656.

Ancient Villages

The Chysauster Ancient Village

The Chysauster Ancient Village is a late Iron age and Romano-British village founded c. 100 BC and abandoned c. 300 AD. It consisted of 8 to 10 houses, each with its very own internal courtyard and an underground passage.  This passage may have been used to hide things, ritual building or used as a cold store. The village was inhabited by the native Dumnonii tribe, who grew their own food and kept pigs and goats.

Carn Euny Ancient Village

Carn Euny Ancient Village is an archaeological site near Sancreed, on the Penwith Peninsula. It was a village occupied from the Iron Age until late Roman times. Foundations dating back to the 2nd and 4th centuries from stone houses can be found up to a meter high. Like the Chysauster village above, this ancient village also has an underground passage. Known as Fogou, this passage is an Iron Age type of monument which was only found in west Cornwall.

Adventure

Adrenalin Quarry Ltd

Adrenalin Quarry Ltd is an adrenalin junkie’s paradise and is situated on Lower Clicker Road, Menheniot, Liskeard PL14 3PJ. The park has a zip wire which is classed as the UK’s maddest zip wire! A 490M zip wire sees you jumping off a 50M cliff travelling at 40MPH.

Stomach Jerking

Try the cliff top Giant Swing voted “The scariest ride we’ve ever built”! You will be pulled up slowly, a couple of seconds pause, followed by the deadliest sudden drop. The park has a less stomach jerking experience which comes in the form of an aqua park. Here you will jump, climb, and swim to your hearts content with the inflatable playground. The Go Karting on the 800m all-weather track is always a popular option among families and friends. Not sure who beat who? you can get lap-by-lap data print outs to take home. At Adrenalin Quarry you can experience the increasingly popular axe throwing. You’ll also have free entry for the wild swimming that is based on the park. Take a picnic and bask in the sunshine overlooking the beautiful scenery.

Hangloose (Based at Eden Project)

Hangloose, is based at the Eden Project, which is situated just outside of St Austell in Bodelva, Par PL24 2SG. Hangloose is home to England’s fastest zip wire where you will experience a tour of the grounds from high above! If that’s not enough, you can experience the Gravity Giant Swing which is a cliff swing overlooking the Eden Project. With the Big Air Giant Air Bag you will become a stunt man/woman and drop onto an epic airbag.
Take a 33ft leap with their Base Jump Descender or experience the Skytrek Aerial Trekking high ropes course.

Bodmin Jail Attraction

Bodmin Jail is a historic former prison situated on Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin PL31 2NR. Bodmin Jail is a popular tourist attraction in Cornwall mainly because it is considered haunted. However, there is also a lot of history behind Bodmin Jail. Built in 1779 for King George 3rd as part of the prison reform, Bodmin Jail had 55 executions take place. Bodmin Jail had many famous prisoners click here to find out more.

Haunted

Here you will discover Cornwall’s most haunting history in their ‘Dark Walk’ experience, where ‘the past comes back to life’. Bodmin Jail was the Winner of Best Themed Entertainment and Attractions Project of the Year. The 2021 National AV Awards and the Winner of Visit England’s ‘Best Told Story’ Accolade 2021.

Poldark Mine @ The Cornish Heritage Collection

I’m not sure who hasn’t seen Poldark with the likes of Captain Ross and Demelza and the stunning Cornish backdrops. Based in Trenear, Helston TR13 0ES, Poldark Mine was first known as Wendron Forge, then named Ha-penny Park. Later, after an ancient tin mine was discovered on the site, it was renamed after Winston Graham’s Poldark novels. The tin mine is the oldest complete mine workings in Great Britain that is open to the public. You can experience the workings of the mine by travelling 100 feet down through narrow passageways and stairs. A knowledgeable tour guide explains how the mine worked and is on hand to answer any questions.

Bars & Restaurants

Jumunjy Thai Street Food

If you’re looking for authentic Thai food, then look no further than this amazing husband and wife team. Jumunjy started as a recycled beach bar in the town of Thong Sala on the island of Koh Phangan, Thailand. In 2010, they made their way to the Lizard Peninsula and began treating us to their amazing authentic Thai food. Jumunjy is based at the Old Post Office on Cury Cross lanes in Heston.

Mounts Bay Inn Restaurant

The Mounts Bay Inn Restaurant offers some hearty sit-down family meals and an evening of entertainment.
They use only the freshest, local ingredients and fully supports Cornish suppliers wherever possible. Because they are known for their scrumptious Sunday Roast, you’ll need to book your tables in advance to avoid disappointment.

The New Yard Restaurant

This fabulous green star Michelin rated restaurant is situated in the stable yard at Trelowarren Estate in Mawgan. The family estate that has been owned by the same family for over 600 years. It is run by husband and wife team Jeffrey and Caroline Robinson. You can enjoy their company each evening from Thursday to Saturday from 6.30pm. During the winter (October – May) the hosts also serve roast lunches every Sunday between 12-3pm, in 2 hour sittings.
The Pantry at New Yard is open from 10am and serves Tea, coffee, cakes, and freshly baked pastries. You can also wood fired pizzas (with small plates) from 12 noon.
Booking in advance for both The Pantry and the Restaurant is a must, to avoid disappointment.

Moonbay Chinese Restaurant

A firm favourite with our family, Moonbay Chinese Restaurant is the go-to takeaway for your ‘food fix’. With the option to eat in or takeaway, you won’t be disappointed. Moonbay boasts a large selection of 177 takeaway dishes with 9 of the dishes being English. They cater for allergies, so this must be specified at time of ordering. If you are a large group and fancy sitting in, Moonbay can take bookings for up to 60 people. You must book in advance for large groups to avoid disappointment.
Moonbay is situated in Gweek.

Restaurant MINE

This cosy and stunning restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Falmouth! You get the personal touch and often need reminding that you’re in a restaurant and not being catered for personally. If you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere, good food and wine, then you certainly won’t be disappointed at MINE. Your food is made to order in their open plan kitchen and is all sourced locally.
Restaurant MINE is situated in Falmouth.

The Hidden Hut

The chef, Simon Stallard, is also the owner of The Hidden Hut. He is famous for providing the BBQ for the world leaders at the G7 summit in Carbis Bay. Using his 50-foot-long BBQ for the event which he transported over from Porthcurnick beach, he didn’t disappoint. The world leaders recognised fabulous food so why don’t you sample the amazing food for yourself. During the day the team serve fresh seasonal lunches from their outdoor beach kitchen. By night (on selected summer evenings) they host open-air feast nights. During these nights they showcase local produce and cook them on either a wood-fire or local charcoal. You will enjoy these evenings because it’s a brilliant, relaxed social event, with a beautiful view. Don’t forget your plate and cutlery!
Situated near Portscatho.

The Star & Garter

Lovingly restored over the past few years, The Star & Garter is the perfect restaurant with an inviting atmosphere. Their fish comes directly from the sea and their meat comes from the farm and cooked to perfection by the chef.
The Star & Garter is located on Falmouth.

The Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn

Famous for being the largest fishing port in England, it’s no wonder you get such fabulous seafood dishes here. This historic maritime pub is owned by chef and restauranteur Ben Tunnicliffe and has earned its Michelin Star hands down. Described as a ‘magnet for fish lovers’
The Inn was built in 1717 as a farmhouse but later became an inn. The pub has served a whole host of different people over the centuries from miners to smugglers. This Inn is featured in Terry Townsend’s book ‘West Cornwall Smugglers’ Pubs St Ives to Falmouth’.

The Gunard’s Head

Dating back to the 1800’s, this former coaching inn is a magnificent yellow inn which is between the Penwith Moors. You are immediately greeted with a relaxing, warm atmosphere and the amazing smell of beautifully cooked food. The Chef uses only the freshest ingredients which are mostly sourced from local producers.
The Gurnard’s Head is situated in Zennor.

Kota Kai Kitchen Bar

 Your views across the harbour while eating a delicious meal is breath-taking, no matter where you sit in the restaurant. Kota Kai was awarded the Rosette for Culinary Excellence by the AA.
You may recognise the Head Chef/Owner Jude Kereama from the ‘Great British Menu’ in 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2021! Kota Kai is based in Porthleven.

Kota

Kota Kai is the little sister to Kota (meaning Shellfish in Maori, half Chinese Malay). Situated at the head of Porthleven harbour, Head Chef/Owner Jude Kereama was named best chef of the year in 2019. In that same year Kota was named ‘Restaurant of the Year’ from Cornwall Life Magazine ranking in Harden’s Top 100 restaurants in the UK 2022. Kota earned the Trenchman’s Award for ‘special contribution’ in 2020. It has also been recognised by the Good Food Guide, the Michelin Guide with a prestigious Bib Gourmand Award and the AA (with three Rosettes).

 

Beaches and Hidden Coves

Poldhu Cove (meaning Black Pool)

Poldhu Cove

Cornwall is well known for its stunning countryside and tropical style beaches. This sandy cove should  be on your list of places to visit in Cornwall. The beach is popular with surfers due to the large waves. Families also enjoy the sandy cove, and there are public toilets. There is a small cafe called Poldhu Beach Cafe that serves refreshments and light bites. Make sure you are aware of the signs that are scattered around warning people of the strong undercurrents and unstable cliffs.

Kynance Cove

Kynance cove is a fabulous place for you to visit and is a destination for all ages. Visit the beach when the tide is low to be able to discover the hidden caves and rock pools. It is one of the few popular beaches that doesn’t have a lifeguard, so you must be aware at all times.

 

Sennen Cove

Sennen Cove (also called Whitesands Bay) is a beautiful beach and is the most westerly surf spot in the country! You will enjoy the beautiful sandy beach and crystal-clear waters. It is manned by lifeguards in the summer from Easter to the end of October making it safe to swim. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not. You’re surrounded by myths, legends, and historic tales including the Lost Land of Lyonesse, Sennen Whopper, Mermaids, Sennen smugglers etc.

Porthcurno Cove and Minack Theatre

 

Porthcurno Cove (meaning Pinnacle Cove)

Porthcurno Cove is famous for having one of the most beautiful beaches in the far west of Cornwall. The beach is a stretch of paradise that has won many awards. It is manned by lifeguards in the summer from May to September making it safe to swim. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not. It is also the centre of world communications, connecting Britain to America by massive cables buried under the sand. Visit the PK Porthcurno Museum of Global Communications and find out how this beach became an underground telegraph station.

Minack Theatre

Perched further up on the cliff is Minack (meaning rocky place in cornish) Theatre. Rowena bought the Minack headland for £100 after the first world war led to her to move from Cheltenham in the 1920’s. With help, Rowena built her home, Minack House which sits just above the theatre. The locals enjoyed performing small plays on the grounds. Shakespeare’s open-air production A Midsummer Night’s Dream was even held there two years in a row! Following Shakespeare’s production, Rowena decided to offer them her cliff garden for their production of The Tempest. Unfortunately, Rowena knew that it wasn’t a practical space for acting nor did the audience have any seating arrangements. So, she decided to make it her legacy to build an open-air theatre for all future performances. The build of the theatre wasn’t an easy one and it took the rest of Rowena’s life to do.

Trevaunance Cove

Trevaunance Cove is the main beach in St Agnes. The cove is a popular destination with families and surfers alike. There is a chance to hire out surfboards, hardboards, bodyboards and wetsuits from Gwithian Academy and Surfing (advanced booking recommended).

Lifeguards are on hand in the summer months. Please note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard operation or not. Extra care should be taken whilst on this beach as there are warning of strong undercurrents and falling cliffs.

Mullion Cove

Mullion Cove is situated on the west coast of the Lizard with a sandy sheltered beach and a Victorian harbour. Planning around the tide times is crucial when visiting this beach. This is because the beach is mostly covered when the tide is high.

There is no lifeguard service at Mullion Cove, therefore it is vital that water based activities are completed with care.

Perranporth Beach

Situated in North Cornwall, Perranporth is a 3-mile-long beach of golden sand. It also boasts copious amounts of rock pools for the kids to play in.

When you are hungry,  head for some fish and chips at Pickwicks. Need some refreshments? then you could try the UK’s only bar on the beach, The Watering Hole.  Your kids will love this option as they can carry on building sandcastles.

The main beach at Perranporth is manned by a lifeguard service in Summer from Easter to the end of October. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not. A little further north of the beach, on Perran Sands, there is a lifeguard service running from May to September.

Fistral Beach, Newquay

Fistral beach is well known for being one of the best surfing beaches in the UK and Europe. It is the venue for major international surfing competitions. The beach is 4.6 miles long and is split into two: North Fistral and South Fistral. North Fistral the surf is best at all tides. South Fistral the surf is only best at medium to high tide as the left usually breaks there.

Fistral beach is manned by a lifeguard service from May to September. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not.

Porthtowan Beach

Porthtowan (or Porth Tewyn meaning Cove of Sand Dunes in Cornish) beach is a popular attraction for tourists and locals. The beach lies along the 1,550-acre Godrevy head to St Agnes heritage coast.

Porthtowan is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with golden sand, large sand dunes and almost theatrical cliffs. The beach is manned by a lifeguard service from May to September. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not.

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives

Porthmeor beach is named as one of Cornwall’s finest. This hidden gem is a half a mile long beach of white sand and clear blue waters. Porthmeor beach is a 3 minute walk from St Ives town centre. You will love swimming, kayaking, rock pooling and when the conditions are right, body boarding and surfing.

Porthmeor beach is manned by a lifeguard service from Easter to the end of October. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not.

Widemouth Bay Beach, Bude

Widemouth Bay Beach is a 5 minute drive from Bude town centre. It is famous for its large sandy beach that is in fact split into two. The second half is called Black Rock and is popular with both families and surfers. Being a winner of the Blue Flag Award, Widemouth Bay beach has all the amenities that you would expect.

There is a seasonal lifeguard service. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not.

Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth

Gyllyngvase beach is a 15 minute walk from Falmouth town centre.

The beach is a large crescent of beautiful golden sand and calm turquoise waters so is great for all. If you’re hungry, Gyllyngvase bay beach has a cafe, which is built over the beach, a takeaway and ice cream.

The beach is manned by a lifeguard service between May and September. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not.

Trevone Beach, Near Padstow

Trevone Bay sits just over 2 miles from Padstow. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Trevone is a small coastal village that has a thriving local community. On the beach you’ll find plenty of parking spaces and local amenities.

Above the beach on the grassy area of the cliffs, you’ll find a big hole where a sea cave collapsed. Tens of thousands of years of the sea battering the entrance to the cave, resulted in the gradual erosion. Known as the ‘blow hole’ it has a depth of over 80 feet.  This natural occurrence is a massive landmark for tourists.

Trevone beach is manned by a lifeguard service between May and September. Please Note: every care should be taken when in the sea, whether there is a lifeguard in operation or not.

Day Trips

The Eden Project

The Eden Project is situated just outside of St Austell in Bodelva, Par PL24 2SG.

The Eden project is on a reclaimed china clay pit, the hope of anything growing on there was dismal. However, it is now home to the world’s largest rainforest in captivity. You will enjoy the various catering outlets and dine in style on the Med Terrace in the Mediterranean biome. The Eden project is well known for its various exhibitions and educating the public on recycling and unnecessary waste.

Along with all the educational facilities, the Eden Project boasts glorious landscaping and not to mention the land train. It is also home to The Hangloose (info available in the Adventure drop down section).

The Lost Gardens Of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are considered as the most popular gardens in the United Kingdom. They are also full of mystery. These beautiful gardens are deemed as the “Sleeping Beauty”. They were hidden behind veils of brambles between the outbreak of WW1 and 1990. In 1990, they were rediscovered by Tim Smit and John Willis and brought back to life.

There’s something for the whole family to enjoy here and you can also bring your four-legged friend. You will enjoy the magical gardens, woodland walks, exotic plants, The Jungle, pools, play areas and rope bridges.

Heligan has various farm animals like poultry, pigs and their adorable piglets.

They are situated on the B3273, Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN.

Newquay Zoo

Newquay zoo is located within Trenance Leisure Park in Newquay TR7 2NL. The zoo has over a 1,000 of the world’s most endangered animals across 13 acres of beautiful tropical gardens. There are opportunities for the children to get closer to the animals, which I’m sure they’ll love. Children can let off a bit of steam in the various kids play areas too. Hungry? There are food outlets like: Cafe Lemur which has indoor seating which overlooks the lake. You can also eat at the Lazy Lion Grill takeaway or at Meerkat Munchies which is also a takeaway.

Cornwall Seal Sanctuary

The Cornwall Seal Sanctuary is located on the banks of the Helford Estuary in Cornwall next to the popular village of Gweek TR12 6UG. The sanctuary is owned by the Sea Life Trust helps injured seal pups from around the Cornish coastline. Their mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and release back into their natural environment once they are back to full health. They also provide a safe home for seals that require ongoing care who cannot be released back to the wild. You can help out such as feeding them,  being a keeper for the day etc.

For the over 18’s there’s a ‘Beaver tour with Pasty & Pint‘ running from May- September. ‘Afternoon Tea & Tour’ is available from April – September where you can enjoy a Cornish Cream Tea experience.

Paradise Park And JungleBarn Cornwall

Paradise Park and JungleBarn is a wildlife sanctuary situated at Trelissick Road in Hayle TR27 4HY.

The park houses over 130 species of birds in various colours and sizes including Flamingos, penguins, macaws etc. Kids can also roam free in their JungleBarn which is a play centre or in Paradise Island outdoor play area.

You can walk through to the pets’ corner and experience time with the rabbits and guinea pigs. For 50p per bag you can feed the Goats and Sheep.

Your kids will love Zebedee the Jungle Express Train where they can travel around the park for £1 per ride. After all that, you’re going to need some refreshments. At the Otter Cafe you can enjoy light to medium sized snacks and meals.

Lappa Valley

Lappa Valley is a major tourist attraction in St Newlyn East in Newquay TR8 5LX. Lappa Valley is based in 35 acres of Cornish woodland which is accessed via a nostalgic train. The park offers a whole host of fun and family adventures. These include crazy golf; play areas; nature walks; a glorious boating lake and lots more. If you’re hungry, ‘The Engine Shed’ is a large cafe that has spaces inside and outside overlooking the boating lake. You can also enjoy your favourite flavour of ice cream at their amazing Ice Cream Parlour.

Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium houses some of the most exotic and endangered species including sharks and turtles. The aquarium is located on Towan Promenade, Newquay TR7 1DU. The Blue Reef Aquarium helps provide you with a greater understanding of the underwater world. You will walk through the underwater aquarium tunnel and experience the amazing views of the reef. View the some of the species such as the Loggerhead Sea Turtles and Reef Sharks to name a few.

Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm

Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm is a popular destination when you want to experience the true Cornish traditions. Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm isn’t just for adults, there’s fun to be had for all the family. Your kids will love the tractor ride through the orchards and spending some time with the farm’s friendly animals. Their animals include Pygmy Goats, Black Cornish Pigs and Shetland Ponies. Although Healey’s are usually known just for their cider, did you know they also make Wines, Brandy, and Jams? Experience the guided tours of the Press House, Bottling House, Jam Kitchen, Cyder Museum, Brandy Distillery, and the Cellars.

Carnglaze Caverns

Carglaze Caverns are man-made caverns that are part of a slate quarry in the Loveney Valley. Divided into three enormous chambers – ‘Rum Store’ which is accessible to all and holds concerts and exhibitions there. The other two chambers are not easily accessible as they have many steps that take you underground.  ‘Cathedral’ chamber, the second chamber, has a ‘baby pool’ which presents itself as a visual illusion. As you wander around this chamber, you will see recreations of times gone by in the form of wax work figures. Miners were as young as 14 years old!

The final chamber houses the bluest of pools called the ‘Mother Pool’, and once you see it, you’ll understand why.