The Great Flat Lode Trail is a 10.5km (6.5 miles) circular trail around Carn Brea hill. It can be used by walkers, cyclist and equestriansThe trail at Basset Mines is suitable for access by the disabled. In the surrounding villages and the towns of Camborne and Redruth there is a good choice of shops, places to eat and links to public transport. Many buildings in the area were built from mining wealth - there are several town trails giving an insight into the history of the area which are well worth exploring.
TRAVELLING BY CAR
Take the Camborne/Portreath/ Pool exit from the A30, and go left to Pool. At the crossroads, follow the brown signs for the 'Mineral Tramways Centre'. Pass South Crofty Mine on your right. Follow the road round to your left, turn right over the bridge towards Four Lanes. Take the next left and left again.
National Train Information: (0345) 484950
Western National (01209) 719988
Truronian (01872) 273453
A leaflet is available giving details on getting to the trail, cycle hire, riding stables, parking and refreshments. Further information from Falmouth Tourist Information Centre 01326 312300 or Truro Tourist Information Centre 01872 274555.
For disabled access information please telephone 01872 222000
Mineral Tramways Homepage
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