Posted: 9 months ago

Par and St Blazey


The large, but relatively quiet villages of Par and St Blazey enjoy a great location. Just a stones throw from St Austell town, within minutes of a number of beaches and with its ever increasing sense of community spirit and togetherness, makes the area a great place to call home.


With its local amenities and good schools, it’s no wonder parents choose to raise children here and as a result, you’ll find a host of locals who have stayed put for generations.


Live in Par and St Blazey and looking for something to do? Then look no further, with clubs ranging from Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, Girl Guides of all ages, a youth centre, Army Cadets, Air Cadets, football team, pub darts teams, athletic club, quilters, knitters and the active Friends of Par Beach, there’s truly something for everyone to get stuck in with.


With community initiatives in the area such as Par Bay Big Local and Par Community Association, there is plenty of opportunities to get involved with projects and activities to help further improve the area and its community feel.


Just one of those initiatives is the Glencliffe Community Garden that can be found on Eastcliffe Road, not too far from the Spar shop. This fantastic community project is open 8am until 8pm and features various plants and herbs which residents can help care for and purchase. You can even take a few herbs for free to add to your cooking! There’s plenty of space to sit and relax and enjoy all the garden has to offer. Well worth paying a visit if you’re passing to appreciate the amount of love and dedication, from young and old alike, that has gone into the garden.


 And of course, who could forget the mammoth effort to break the Guinness World Record for the biggest cream tea party in 2015. Hundreds of people turned out to support the event and enjoyed a relaxed afternoon in the sun – testament to the growing community spirit in the area. This year’s effort saw around 7,000 pom poms made to break the record for the most number in a garland.


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Partly cloudy skies. High 6C. Winds E at 25 to 40 km/h.

Saturday Night


Clear. Low 2C. Winds E at 25 to 40 km/h.



Mostly sunny skies with gusty winds. High around 5C. Winds E at 30 to 50 km/h.

Sunday Night


A few clouds from time to time. Low around 0C. Winds E at 25 to 40 km/h.



Partly cloudy and windy. High 3C. Winds E at 25 to 40 km/h.

Monday Night


Clear to partly cloudy. Low -3C. Winds NE at 15 to 30 km/h.



Partly cloudy. High 4C. Winds ENE at 15 to 30 km/h.

Tuesday Night


A mostly clear sky. Low -3C. Winds ENE at 25 to 40 km/h.

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