St Austell

History and hidden gems on the Cornish Riviera. St Austell is a treasure trove for lovers of good food and beer. The Eden Project is up the road and, best of all, some of the UK's loveliest beaches are within easy reach for those who like a bit of a walk (or just a 20 – 30-minute bus ride away).

St Austell Brewery

The ultimate Cornish beer experience – 160 years of brewing history where tasters are a must. Follow with a hearty bite in Hicks Bar.

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Lost Gardens of Heligan

Mystery, romance, owls and succulents have emerged from the restored estate – a must-see that’s just a bus ride from St Austell.

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Charlestown

Picturesque port and beach, with majestic tall ships, frequented by smugglers and Pirates of the Caribbean film crews alike.

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The Beach

The most beautiful beaches winter or summer – from long golden stretches and swim spots to sandy, secluded harbours.

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Wreckers

The refurbished Old Boat Shed is now a characterful gastro pub. It’s the perfect place to relax and watch the ships go sailing by.

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More destinations to explore…

Truro
Truro

Cornwall’s county town has a wealth of impressive architecture and is a bustling centre of arts, culture, history and food.

Falmouth
Falmouth

A watery wonder surrounded by picturesque creeks and inlets with a fascinating sailing heritage.

Torquay
Torquay

Take a break in the classic British seaside resort, with a tiny touch of the Med.