Explore

A plethora of delights to discover

Be inspired by the wealth of opportunities and activities there are to do in and around St Austell.

Visit the world famous Lost Gardens of Heligan, enjoy cliff top walks, find hidden coves, discover the perfect place to eat, drink & stay and explore what St Austell has to offer below…

Days Out & Attractions

The Eden Project

Inside the eden biomes are plants that are collected from many diverse climates and environments.

Clay Trails

Clay Trails Network

The clay trails are a network of short walking, cycling and horse riding trails through China Clay Country.

Gardens

The Lost Gardens Of Heligan

One of the most mysterious and romantic estates in England and one of the area’s most popular attractions.

Outdoors

South West Coast Path

The South West coast path is walked by millions of people discovering new places and taking in some spectacular views.

Days Out & Attractions

Charlestown Shipwreck Museum

The Charlestown Shipwreck Museum shows a unique insight into the history of Charlestown.

Beaches

Dog Friendly Beaches

We have some of the country’s best beaches in St Austell Bay and many of them are dog friendly.

Towns & Villages

Mevagissey

Fiercely proud of their working and  growing fishing industry, the ocean sets the tone for much of town life.

Days Out & Attractions

Caerhays Castle & Gardens

Explore the gardens and castle are from mid February to mid June.

Days Out & Attractions

Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum

Wheal Martyn in St Austell is Cornwall & the UK's only China Clay mining museum.

Gardens

Hidden Valley Gardens

A beautiful award-winning cottage style garden and plant nursery.

Beaches

Gorran Haven Beach

Gorran Haven beach is a hit with the locals; sheltered from the wind by Dodman Point.

Outdoors

Par Track: Run Ride Relax

Par Track is a green space, community meeting place. Kick a ball about, run free and ride hard.

Towns & Villages

Lostwithiel

Famous for its abundance of antique shops.

Beaches

Duporth Beach

Duporth beach is a private, sand and pebble beach, accessible by the south west coast path.