Morwellham Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre
Take a living history lesson from the team at Morwellham Quay, a beautifully preserved Victorian village in the Devon countryside. This World Heritage site on the River Tamar, four miles from Tavistock, features an historic port, copper mine ans village. The past is brought vividly to life by this beautiful village and the surrounding landscape, which provides a well-earned escape from modern life.
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Copper ore taken from the nearby George and Charlotte mine, first worked in the s, was shipped from here. This small mine has many features characteristic of the other mines found throughout the Tamar Valley, but here you can actually journey underground and experience something of the working conditions of the miners during the 19 th century. By bus: a regular service runs between Tavistock and Lumburn, with a 30 minute walk to the quay.
A Summer Sunday bus service runs. Explore beech, oak and conifer woodland with sweeping views over the steep sides of the River Tamar.
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