Donate to Wheal Martyn

Your donation will be put to use where it is most needed, this could be for the Victorian clay works, natural environment and in developing our community and education work. Donations made on-line, by cheque or in person make a real and immediate difference to Wheal Martyn.

How we can use your donation:
There are so many ways your donation can contribute to the successful work of our charity, here are just a few examples:

£5 could preserve the inks on a hand drawn map
£25 could help to pay for 200 trails to allow families explore and learn about Wheal Martyn.
£50 could pay for environmental monitoring equipment, allowing us to make sure our artefacts are looked after properly
£1,000 could pay for photography equipment and training to enable our volunteers to photograph and record all our wonderful objects so that we can share them more widely
£5,000 could fund half the restoration of our Comet lorry so that we can bring it back to the transport yard at the heart of the museum for visitors to enjoy

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Donate On-line

Donate to Wheal Martyn

Donations can be made on line here.


Donations in Person

You can make a cash / cheque donation in person at Wheal Martyn either in one of our donation boxes or to a member of staff.

Donations by Cheque

If you would like to make your donation by cheque/post, please make cheques payable to “Wheal Martyn Trust” and attach a covering letter with your contact details. Cheques can be sent to Sue Ford, Wheal Martyn, Carthew, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 8XG.

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If you are a UK taxpayer, please GIFT AID your donation. It makes your donation 25% more valuable to Wheal Martyn without costing you anymore. Please download the GIFT AID form below, complete and send with your donation. You can also pick up a GIFT AID form from Wheal Martyn or contact 01726 850362

Downloadable gift aid form here.

Payroll giving

You can make a regular payment to Wheal Martyn Trust direct from your salary. Payroll giving is an easy and tax-effective way to donate to Wheal Martyn Trust. A donation of £5 only costs you £3.92.

The Government also tops up payroll giving and every donation of £5 made through the scheme is worth £5.50 to us. Please check with your payroll department to find out if your company is part of the Payroll Giving Scheme.