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Morwellham Quay

Tavistock Category Outdoor Activities, For the Family, Historic Sites
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Morwellham is an award-winning attraction which forms part of a World Heritage site, featuring historic port, village, copper mine and railway just four miles west of Tavistock and bordering the beautiful River Tamar.

Discover this lost world with the help of our interactive living history team, a highlight of which is the unique narrow-gauge Mine Railway, travel by train along the banks of the River Tamar before venturing deep underground in the George & Charlotte copper mine, experience the harsh working conditions of Victorian miners.

Try on costumes and look like a Victorian lady gent or child, visit the pottery, animals and historic wooden sailing ketch Garlandstone. Escape the hustle and bustle of 21st century life as you wander through this enchanting village and countryside beyond. Relax recharge and refresh in the Ship Inn; our shop is stocked with a wide range of gifts including iron work and pottery made on site. New for 2016 our Bread Making experience

If you or your group want a stimulating and entertaining day out, Morwellham is the place to visit.

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