Getting There:

Post Code: TR16 5HH
Grid Reference: SW717415

Train & Bus:

Redruth has a main line station to Penzance & London Paddington
Taxis are available at the Station
There are buses to St. Day, one mile from the Pit
For information on public transport visit

Car & Coach:

A30 From the East/Chiverton roundabout - proceed down the A30 take the first exit signed Helston & Scorrier. A3047 Brown Sign

A30 From the West/Camborne - take the third exit after joining the Camborne by pass, signed Scorrier. At mini roundabout, Renault Garage, take first exit and pass over A30. At Give Way sign turn right.

Then from either direction:

Pass Crossroads House Care Home on left, pass under railway bridge and at the mini roundabout turn left. B3298 Brown Sign
At the next crossroads, 500m, turn right. Signed St. Day & Falmouth B3298 Brown Sign
Keep on this road for about 2 miles. Pass turning to St. Day and proceed towards Carharrack.
Just before Carharrack there is a 30mph sign.
Proceed up a slight incline there is an Anglican Church on the left
Shortly after the Church, before the road bends, there is a large white sign, turn right
Continue sharp right Brown Sign
Continue on this winding narrow road for about 1 mile
Gwennap Pit will be on your left with Chapel & Visitor Centre clearly visible

There is plenty of parking on the roadside

During events/rallies additional off-road parking is available

Groups & Guided Tours:

We are very happy to provide guided tours by arrangement.