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The St Austell area talks with one voice. We are imagining the future and working together to realise this dream. Our story will help give us focus, ensure we play to our strengths and that we grasp the opportunities that are in front of us.

Wheal Martyn in St Austell is Cornwall's only China Clay mining museum, in fact it is the UK’s only china clay mining museum.

The list of why we love being here is long, but it’s easy to forget just how lucky we are. And while economically speaking we traditionally trail cities anywhere north of the Tamar, we are definitely richer in plenty of other ways. It may be an obvious place to begin, but for good reason. No […]

A perfect walk all year round, although it can get muddy after bad weather, so sensible walking shoes are advised. Walk down through Charlestown towards the beach and pick up the South West Coast Path, signposted just after the Pier House Hotel and Restaurant. Continue along this path, up a steep hill. As you do, […]

Carclaze pit loop will take you above the town looking out to the beautiful blue water to Gribbin Head and towards Fowey harbour over the headland.

The Eden Project is a popular visitor attraction in Cornwall, England, UK. Inside the two biomes are plants that are collected from many diverse climates and environments. The project is located in a reclaimed china clay pit, located 2 km from the town of St Blazey and 5 km from the larger town of St Austell.