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St Just in Penwith

LOCATION: west Cornwall    PARKING: yes     FACILITIES: yes

Botallack Mine

Cornish: Lannust

 

It is not known with any certainty who Saint Just actually was. A possibility is the 6th or 7th century Saint Iestyn, said to be the son of a ruler of Dumnonia.

 

St Just has a strong mining history and was one of the most important mining districts in Cornwall both for copper and tin during the 19th century. Mines within the area include Levant, Botallack and Geevor.

 

St Just mining district and the rest of the historic mining areas of Cornwall has become the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site.

 

St Just is the most westerly town in mainland Britain and is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of Penzance along the A3071.

Tide Times Holiday Accommodation - Carn Croft, Pendeen, St Just

Carn Croft (ref: TOX) - sleeps 6 - no pets

 

Delightful tin miner’s cottage, which has views over Pendeen Watch Lighthouse and the Atlantic Ocean........more

Holiday Cottages in St Just

Holiday Accommodation - Smugglers Cottage, Pendeen, St Just

Smugglers Cottage (ref: TOP) - sleeps 2 - 2 pets

 

The perfect romantic holiday retreat in a quiet hamlet with the sea and coastline in view........more

Holiday Accommodation - Porth Nanven Barn, St Just1

Porth Nanven Barn (ref: T90) - sleeps 5 - 2 pets

 

This beautifully converted Cornish granite barn, finished and equipped to a high standard, is situated in a peaceful rural hamlet on the edge of the pretty Cot Valley......more