Monthly Archives: October 2015

Porthleven History

Porthleven History

Porthleven is the most southerly port in the UK, but probably started its history in the 1600’s, when mining was the main industry in the area and houses were built up around the cove. There were a few silver lead mines nearby: Wheal Penrose and Wheal Rose to the east, plus Wheal Unity and Wheal […]