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The Great Flat Lode Trail

Camborne, England
+44 1326 312300
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Poor signage, confusing maps, but well worth your efforts

This is an easy 5-6 mile inland trail that takes in stunning views of the mines. My complaint is... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2017
visarts
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London, United Kingdom
Heritage trail

A lovely walk but some of the signposts are not pointing in the correct way - we had a map so were... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
johnorn
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Torpoint, England, United Kingdom
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Camborne, England
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is an easy 5-6 mile inland trail that takes in stunning views of the mines. My complaint is that despite doing thorough research (OS maps, Tourist Info leaflets etc) it was difficult to plan things. One example - the maps showing car parks don't...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

A lovely walk but some of the signposts are not pointing in the correct way - we had a map so were ok to figure it out. stunning scenery. only one café on the lode so take plenty to drink. agree with others that the...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the walk with my dog. Plenty of stunning views and a couple of cafes en route (but you need to find them!!). A few dog poo bins but needs people to actually use them-he it's disappointing to see so many still find...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

If you have a 'mountain bike' this is an excellent day out. You can however just choose whatever part of it suits you and walk or cycle it. It is worth recognising that the trail was commissioned to celebrate the Tin Working Mines of the...More

1  Thank CotswoldsMidge
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I red this regular and enjoy it.. The views of carn brea are lovely and the trail is well cared for. This is about 9 miles long and nearly all off road. Can get a bit tricky if you don't know your way round as...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I decided to visit the Great Flat Lode after driving home along the main road and seeing it signposted. I didn't expect to see what we found there, and although it was just a flying visit out of curiosity, it led to a second day...More

Thank Deborah A A
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you have any interest in mining or Industrial archaeology this is a must do!!! Great walk on decent paths covering a phenomenal amount of great mining architecture and sites.... the area through which it passes is superb scenery and there is sufficient signage along...More

1  Thank ICLOK
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

We walk around this area a lot with our dogs The entire trail is ideal for cycling Our favourite bit involves parking at the eastern end (Grid Ref SW 69510 40177) Access via Bucketts Hill out of Redruth, turn right at the mini engine house...More

3  Thank boxjanner
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A great place to walk with the dog and small childern. Fairly level and some shelter when raining. A good car perk..

1  Thank wilbur1961
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed in Brea village which is a great place to start the circular walk of approx 11k. You can end with a nice lunch in the pub afterwards. Clockwise feels a bit easier to walk around as the hills seemed slightly less steep. It...More

Thank BBTree
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