Things to do in Redruth
When it comes to walking around Redruth, you'll be spoilt for choice, from coastal strolling along the sand or coast path to countryside rambles, exploring ancient monuments and historical sites! Walk to the remains of Carn Brea castle and the Carn Brea monument (seen for miles around) where you can see from coast to coast with uninterrupted views. Further routes will take you past old mines and the natural amphitheatre at Gwennap Pit. You can hop in the car and head to the nearest beaches of Porthreath and Porthtowan. From Porthreath, head south-west towards Godrevy and from Porthtowan you can head north-east towards St Agnes.
A must visit for all the family is Heartlands, a free mining museum showcasing the fascinating heritage of the area, once the richest town in Europe! Kids will love the interactive activities and adventure playground, plus there's plenty of spots in the beautiful grounds for a picnic or stop in the Red River Cafe for a tasty cream tea. For the adventurous, you can try a selection of watersports at Stithians Lake, from kayaking to paddleboarding, windsurfing and sailing! There's also a pirate-themed adventure playground and cafe.