Re-engaging the Clay Country with their Heritage

With the help of a grant of £48,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Wheal Martyn Museum is taking a big step towards re-engaging the local community with their rich China Clay mining heritage through a new project which will see people of all ages getting more involved with their local history through events and […]

Clay Play Days at Wheal Martyn

Wheal Martyn will see the creation of a formidable army of white clay warriors this August. Visitors to the Museum will be able to join in a free workshop to create a sea of model clay warriors. The workshops are lead by local author Emma Mansfield, as she creates and documents experiences to represent the […]

Wheal Martyn welcomes horses, exploring the Clay Trails!

The clay trails are a fantastic way to explore the heart of Cornwall’s Clay Country and are accessible to walkers cyclists and horses alike.  Now you can even take a break as you enjoy the trails on horseback, by utilising a new feature along the way, in the form of a newly installed horse tie […]

Wheal Martyn Supports Cornish Orchards’ Community Apple Project

Following a very wet and windy summer destroying many apple crops across the Country Wheal Martyn Trust has teamed up with cider, juice and preserves producer Cornish Orchards, to become a part of their Community Apple Project Wheal Martyn will have a collection point on site and will be encouraging locals to donate apples which […]