St Austell in Cornwall

St Austell is one of the largest towns in Cornwall. It is a pretty potpourri of old world traditions and new age industries. This unique town proudly offers you the best of both worlds...

St Austell Bay
The lovely town of St Austell opens out into the deep blue sea through a beautiful bay. The bay of St Austell lounges loquaciously amidst tall jagged cliffs. The sand is soft and golden. Stretch out on your towel, absorb the warmth of the friendly sun, and let your worries fly away with the playful wind...

And as for the waters, they are cool and exuberant and just right for a lovely splash. You can also hire sail-boats are enjoy the delightful blues and the frisky wind.

Eden Project
This living and growing enchanted “garden” is a perfectly-made plant paradise. A short drive from St. Austell will bring to the magical world of the Eden Project. You can explore around its three “biomes”, and marvel at the fascinating flora.

The Outer Landscape
Temperate plants, native to India, Russia and America are grown here. Youll also see re-created Steppes and Prairies!

The Humid Tropics Biome
Here youll be transported to the rainforests of Africa! More than 1000 varieties of tropical plants, native to West Africa, Malaysia and South America, grow here in carefree joy.

The Warm Temperate Biome
The Mediterranean plants thrive in this biome. You can absorb the beauty of exotic plants from Australia, California and Chile.

The Eden Project is an astonishing world which celebrates plants. Its sheer size, structure, and passion, will bowl you over!

China Clay Country Park
On the outskirts of St. Austell, in the rivetingly beautiful Ruddle Valley, nestles this 26-acre wondrous woodland. This magical setting was originally the grounds of two China Clay Pits. St. Austell is rich in China Clay, and this industry has been the pulse of the town through the centuries.

This country park is dedicated to exhibiting the fascinating nuances of the China Clay world. Youll get an interesting insight on the mining process, the lifestyle of the miners, and their culture.
Visitors have described this one-of-a-kind park as “a misty atmospheric journey through past times”. Visit it, and youll be glad you didnt miss it...

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