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.
Enjoy images from the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site and beyond.
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.
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.
Find out the latest news from the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site.
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.