Things To Do
PLEASE NOTE; DUE TO CURRENT COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS MANY PLACES MAY BE CLOSED. DO CHECK IN ADVANCE. St Austell is at the very heart of Cornwall, surrounded by a beautiful sweeping coastline and picturesque countryside and its natural attributes offer a wealth of things to do, for both visitors and locals alike.
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Picnic at Gorran Haven Beach There are plenty of stunning places to chill out and enjoy a picnic together. If you love being at the beach, head to Gorran Haven, throw down a rug on the sand and enjoy the calm, coastal views. There’s a big car park close to the beach and if you […]
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.
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.
Menacuddle well and the Druids Chair is located in a green area below the road to St Austell and the well house butts tightly against the twenty foot high wall. It is surrounded by trees and rhododendron bushes, beside a gentle stream and a waterfall.
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