If you are visiting Porthtowan then a walk to John’s Punping Engine house is worth considering. This iconic building, which formed part of the Tywarnhayle Mine, is perched on the hillside and dominates the local skyline. The tower stands 70″ and the building and works date back to 1861.
The best place to park is PortTowan where there is a large car park. Click HERE for map. The Engine House is approximately 1km walk South East along the road. The Grid reference of the location is SW 700472