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East Pool Mine – National Trust

Trevithick Road, Pool, TR15 3NP. Cornwall

East Pool Mine is home to an impressive Cornish beam engine used to pump water out of the tin mine. At the heart of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, learn more about the history of Cornish mining. A fun and engaging tour of East Pool Mine with mining challenges along the way.

Why did the Cornish mine? What is tin and how do you get it from rocks? How do you get water out of a mine? Who or what are knockers? Led by a tour guide, expect to meet other faces along the route too! 

Call 01209 315027 or email to book today!

Find out more by clicking ‘Apply now’ and visiting their website.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 7-11 ZIP 12.13MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 11-14 ZIP 12.13MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 12.16MB Download
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 12.16MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.


Free for National Trust Educational Group Members (annual cost £53 – £128 depending on school size)
Adult £9.50
Child £4.95
Discount on group bookings over 15 people.


Venue Details



Trevithick Road, Pool
TR15 3NP. Cornwall

Opening Hours

March – October: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. November - February: Monday and Wednesday.