Uncover the real Camborne

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Richard Trevithick, inventor. Credit: Anthony Greenwood

Welcome one and all, to Camborne. We’re a lively town, with a proud heritage of discovery, skill and good, honest hard work.

Cornwall’s deepest mine is here, and Richard Trevithick’s steam carriage – the forerunner of trains and motor cars – was built and tested on our streets. In fact, skills and machinery from Camborne have touched every continent on earth. And we still have plenty for you to discover today. Like a town centre packed with character, unique traders, local culture… and the time-honoured, Cornish welcome.

Holmans Bros Building

Uncover Our History

Visit the world of Trevithick, Holmans and Cornish Tin…

Tehidy Woods Cycling

Explore the Area

From monuments and mines to clifftops, woods and trails…

Summer Bunting Cornwall

Meet Camborne Today

One thing’s for sure: you won’t lack things to do…