Attractions in the St Austell Area


  • Visitor Attractions

    • Accommodation with FishingAccommodation with Fishing

      This page lists more than 20 accommodation providers who particularly feature their fishing. Ranging from 1-2 lakes, large fisheries and one park with 15 lakes.

    • Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage CentreCharlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

      Charlestown
      The Shipwreck and historical artefacts on display in the centre are the largest private collection of this type on public display in Europe. Brought together over the last 45 to 50 years, it forms the basis of one of the most unusual and interesting collections open to the public. There are countless items from a bygone age as well as artefacts from over 150 shipwrecks.

    • The Lost Gardens of HeliganThe Lost Gardens of Heligan

      Mevagissey
      Lost Gardens of Heligan has over 200 acres of superb working Victorian gardens and pleasure grounds together with a magnificent complex of walled gardens. Summerhouses, lawns, lakes and ponds, huge productive gardens and fruithouses, and 22-acre subtropical jungle, are just some of the delights of this ‘Sleeping Beauty’.

    • South West Lakes TrustSouth West Lakes Trust

      The region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity, South West Lakes Trust manages 50 inland waters. Facilities and opportunities for activities vary from site to site. At some you will find campsites, activity centres and waymarked walks. Some are ideal for coarse or trout angling, watersports, picnicking and relaxing.

    • St Austell Brewery Visitor CentreSt Austell Brewery Visitor Centre

      St Austell
      More than 150 years of Cornish history. Explore St Austell Brewery’s interactive museum and learn the fascinating story of our pubs, beers, wines and spirits and about the Cornish families who created them. The brewers of ‘Tribute’ ale.

    • Golfing in CornwallGolfing in Cornwall

      A directory of the main golf courses in Cornwall.

    • Eden ProjectEden Project – Cornwall’s Eco Visitor Attraction

      Bodelva near St Austell
      Three gigantic geodesic conservatories displaying plants from around the world. The Eden Project is now an internationally established attraction.

    • KidzworldKidzworld

      St Austell
      With the all inclusive price, explore smugglers cove, summit the tower, whoosh down slides, slow and fast, beat the digiwall climbing challenge and discover over 54,000 sq ft of ‘all weather’ adventure play. With no height restrictions on any equipment, mums, dads and even grannies can join in too.

    • World of Model RailwaysWorld of Model Railways

      Mevagissey
      Trains run through finely detailed scenery with many moving accessories including fairground, steam roller, boats, chimney sweep, skiers and cable cars. Authentic ‘scratch built’ BR(S) London Transport station, cycle race, model maze (try and solve it!).

    • Discerning Traveller Walking ToursDiscerning Traveller Walking Tours

      Enjoy a self-guided hiking holiday at a leisurely pace, with a warm welcome at comfortable lodgings each night. Walk from Land’s End to St Ives through Bronze Age fields, by undersea tin mines and granite Cornish villages; along King Arthur’s Tintagel coast and Bodmin Moor; or from Polperro to Fowey on Cornwall’s south coast loved by Daphne Du Maurier. Optional visits to Eden. Walk light – we move your bags each day!

    • Lanhydrock HouseLanhydrock House

      Lanhydrock near Bodmin
      One of Cornwall’s grandest houses originally built in 1651, set in a glorious landscape of gardens, parkland and woods overlooking the valley of the Fowey River near Bodmin. Highlights include the 17th-century Long Gallery and the warren of Victorian kitchens, larders and sculleries ‘below stairs’. A flagship National Trust property.

    • Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park & MuseumWheal Martyn China Clay Country Park & Museum

      St Austell
      A totally different day out – 26 acres of fun and pleasure – Historic trail, nature trail, exhibitions, audio and visual show, children’s trail and play area, pottery, picnic areas, coffee shop and gift shop – Dogs on leads welcome. We are open every day except closed Mondays from January to end of March.

  • Visitor Attractions

    • Accommodation with FishingAccommodation with Fishing

      This page lists more than 20 accommodation providers who particularly feature their fishing. Ranging from 1-2 lakes, large fisheries and one park with 15 lakes.

    • Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage CentreCharlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

      Charlestown
      The Shipwreck and historical artefacts on display in the centre are the largest private collection of this type on public display in Europe. Brought together over the last 45 to 50 years, it forms the basis of one of the most unusual and interesting collections open to the public. There are countless items from a bygone age as well as artefacts from over 150 shipwrecks.

    • Discerning Traveller Walking ToursDiscerning Traveller Walking Tours

      Enjoy a self-guided hiking holiday at a leisurely pace, with a warm welcome at comfortable lodgings each night. Walk from Land’s End to St Ives through Bronze Age fields, by undersea tin mines and granite Cornish villages; along King Arthur’s Tintagel coast and Bodmin Moor; or from Polperro to Fowey on Cornwall’s south coast loved by Daphne Du Maurier. Optional visits to Eden. Walk light – we move your bags each day!

    • Eden ProjectEden Project – Cornwall’s Eco Visitor Attraction

      Bodelva near St Austell
      Three gigantic geodesic conservatories displaying plants from around the world. The Eden Project is now an internationally established attraction.

    • Golfing in CornwallGolfing in Cornwall

      A directory of the main golf courses in Cornwall.

    • KidzworldKidzworld

      St Austell
      With the all inclusive price, explore smugglers cove, summit the tower, whoosh down slides, slow and fast, beat the digiwall climbing challenge and discover over 54,000 sq ft of ‘all weather’ adventure play. With no height restrictions on any equipment, mums, dads and even grannies can join in too.

    • Lanhydrock HouseLanhydrock House

      Lanhydrock near Bodmin
      One of Cornwall’s grandest houses originally built in 1651, set in a glorious landscape of gardens, parkland and woods overlooking the valley of the Fowey River near Bodmin. Highlights include the 17th-century Long Gallery and the warren of Victorian kitchens, larders and sculleries ‘below stairs’. A flagship National Trust property.

    • South West Lakes TrustSouth West Lakes Trust

      The region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity, South West Lakes Trust manages 50 inland waters. Facilities and opportunities for activities vary from site to site. At some you will find campsites, activity centres and waymarked walks. Some are ideal for coarse or trout angling, watersports, picnicking and relaxing.

    • St Austell Brewery Visitor CentreSt Austell Brewery Visitor Centre

      St Austell
      More than 150 years of Cornish history. Explore St Austell Brewery’s interactive museum and learn the fascinating story of our pubs, beers, wines and spirits and about the Cornish families who created them. The brewers of ‘Tribute’ ale.

    • The Lost Gardens of HeliganThe Lost Gardens of Heligan

      Mevagissey
      Lost Gardens of Heligan has over 200 acres of superb working Victorian gardens and pleasure grounds together with a magnificent complex of walled gardens. Summerhouses, lawns, lakes and ponds, huge productive gardens and fruithouses, and 22-acre subtropical jungle, are just some of the delights of this ‘Sleeping Beauty’.

    • Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park & MuseumWheal Martyn China Clay Country Park & Museum

      St Austell
      A totally different day out – 26 acres of fun and pleasure – Historic trail, nature trail, exhibitions, audio and visual show, children’s trail and play area, pottery, picnic areas, coffee shop and gift shop – Dogs on leads welcome. We are open every day except closed Mondays from January to end of March.

    • World of Model RailwaysWorld of Model Railways

      Mevagissey
      Trains run through finely detailed scenery with many moving accessories including fairground, steam roller, boats, chimney sweep, skiers and cable cars. Authentic ‘scratch built’ BR(S) London Transport station, cycle race, model maze (try and solve it!).