Towns & Villages

With small coastal villages, historic industrial parishes and areas boasting unrivalled countryside views, each community across the wider St Austell Bay has something unique and special to offer. With plenty to do right on our doorstep, grab a friend or the family and get exploring – there’s always more to discover.

The Lowdown - Towns & Villages

With small coastal villages, historic industrial parishes and areas boasting unrivalled countryside views, each community across the wider St Austell Bay has something unique and special to offer. With plenty to do right on our doorstep, grab a friend or the family and get exploring – there’s always more to discover.

Towns & Villages around St Austell

St Austell | Tywardreath

Tywardreath

The tight-knit community offer up a whole host of activities and groups for all to enjoy and has a welcoming traditional Cornish village feel. Whether you’re passing through Tywardreath as part of your jounrey, visiting for the first time, or re-fuelling during a countryside walk, the village has plenty of essential services to enjoy; a […]
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St Austell | St Dennis & Nanpean

St Dennis & Nanpean

Just a few miles from St Austell town, St Dennis and Nanpean are villages that have grown over many years. From just a few settlements both have become an area with an ever-growing population with growing families and generations of locals alike. The area is not short of history and heritage with place and road […]
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St Austell | Charlestown

Charlestown

Transport yourself back in time by visiting the delightful Georgian harbour village of Charlestown.
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St Austell | St Stephen

St Stephen

Just minutes from the centre of St Austell and a few miles from the coast, St Stephen is ideally located for young families and older people alike to call home, as well as those nearby to get involved with one of the village’s many clubs. Why not join the friendly community in one of the […]
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St Austell | Life in St Austell

Life in St Austell

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 […]
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St Austell | Fowey

Fowey

Whether you live in Fowey or just visiting there are plenty of opportunities to try something new.
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St Austell | Bugle, Penwithick, Stenalees

Bugle, Penwithick, Stenalees

Lying at the heart of the legacy left by the china clay industry, Bugle and Penwithick both enjoy a traditional Cornish village feel mixed with an ever-growing modern community.
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St Austell | The St Austell Market House

The St Austell Market House

The St Austell Market House is described as the jewel in St Austell’s crown, a marvellous old building dating from 1844. The building is Grade 2* listed and puts it in the top 5% of important assets in the Country. This old building is of great historical and architectural importance. The site upon which the […]
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St Austell | Par & St Blazey

Par & St Blazey

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 […]
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St Austell | Things to do…Just for fun!

Things to do…Just for fun!

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 […]
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St Austell | Mevagissey

Mevagissey

You might think you already know everything about Mevagissey. But look a little closer and you will find an incredibly active community working all year round. With a wonderful mix of families that have lived in the village for generations and newer residents keen to get involved, Mevagissey has a great sense of togetherness. Fiercely […]
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St Austell | Lostwithiel

Lostwithiel

Famous for its abundance of antique shops, Lostwithiel promises there is much more to discover in this hidden treasure… Boasting charming narrow roads and ancient buildings, Lostwithiel was once the capital of Cornwall and locals remain immensely proud of their history and heritage. Although no longer a capital, the town enjoys a bustling and thriving […]
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St Austell | Gorran Haven & Gorran Churchtown

Gorran Haven & Gorran Churchtown

Known for its stunning stretch of coastline and popular beaches, expect to find a friendly and active community in the parish of St Goran. The parish includes the villages of Gorran Haven and Gorran Churchtown and boasts an incredibly vibrant community, with a great mix of old families that have lived in the area for […]
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St Austell | Roche

Roche

You can expect to find plenty of community spirit in Roche, with scores of clubs and organisations pitching in to make the village a vibrant place to live.
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