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What is a World Heritage Site and what makes it special?

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About the WHS

Explore what World Heritage Site status is and why our Cornwall and west Devon mining landscapes have this globally important designation.
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Edward Rowe in the play Hireth at St Just - Steve Tanner

Mining in Cornwall and west Devon

Dig deeper in this section to find out more about the geology, people, technology and features that created and comprise the globally important Cornwall and west Devon mining landscapes.
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Geevor Mine Shaft Kibble - Ainsley Cocks

Education

Explore some of our education projects, images and learning materials. The Cornish Mining World Heritage Site Office works to support education for not only schools and young people but also adult learning.  
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Pupils Playing Cornish Caretakers Board Game

News

Find out the latest news from the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site.
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Cornish Lithium Stand at the Science Museum UNESCO 'Lates' Event

Events

Explore a small selection of our past events which help raise awareness of our World Heritage Site, transmit the importance of the Site to future generations, and deliver outreach into local and global communities.
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