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Great Flat Lode – The Bassett Mines

  • Location Redruth
  • Price from £10.00
  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Tours
  • Mindful escape


Be immersed in heritage as you walk ‘The Great Flat Lode’ in the UNESCO Cornish Mining World Heritage Site near Redruth, C19th ‘Mining Capital of The World’. Enjoy views to the coast from a mining landscape, now reclaimed by nature, on a guided walk with your local Cornish guide whose ancestors were part of the Great Migration that spread Cornish culture across the world.

Moderate walking fitness. Some uneven surfaces may make parts of this walk challenging for those with personal mobility considerations. Wheelchair friendly except for access to buildings and parts of South Wheal Frances mine site. Fairly level track between sites. Sensible walking shoes, clothing suitable for weather conditions.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • School groups
  • Dog Friendly

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    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Drink Water


Custom Policy

Half day walks and experiences :
It is necessary to receive notice of cancellation prior to commencement of walks and experiences :
Up to 24 hours before start of timed booking. Full refund less non-refundable payments due to suppliers.
If cancellation is made by Absolutours a Full Refund will be made.

Full day and extended  tours - These cancellation terms follow those advised by British Guild of Tourist Guides  
Up to 14 days – Full refund less deposit if received, any non-refundable payments due to suppliers, other out-of-pocket expenses, charges for services rendered and administration costs if any.
13 to 8 days – 50% of the guiding services fee.
7 days to 48 hours – 75% of the guiding services fee.
After 48hours – no refund of the guiding services fee. In addition all cancellation charges will include non-refundable payments due to suppliers, other out-of-pocket expenses, charge for services rendered (e.g. itinerary planning if required) and administration costs if any.
In the event that cancellation is made after payment has been received Absolutours will refund monies based on the above tariff. 
In exceptional circumstances Absolutours may waive the charge.




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