Botallack is a former mine, in West Cornwall. Since 1975 and from 2015, Botallack has found television fame, through BBC 1 drama Poldark.
Based on Winston Graham novels, television adaptations have advertised and boosted tourism to the area, and other film locations in Cornwall. Bringing to life the history of Cornish Mining, and showcasing the natural beauty of the Cornish landscape and scenery.
In 2006, the site has gained UNESCO World Heritage Site status, also part of Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape. The south west coast path passes through the cove.
The village of Botallack is on the B3306 road, between the town of St Just and the village of Pendeen.