Charlestown - http://www.shipwreckcharlestown.com
A fantastic shipwreck and heritage centre based in Charlestown.
The Eden Project - www.edenproject.com
Visit the Unique Eden Project, with it's amazing Biomes carved into Bodelva, an old Cornish clay pit, chosen for it's Southern aspect, a few miles from St Austell - now approaching it's sixth year.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan - www.heligan.com
Also close-by, in a valley close to Mevagissey, lie the Lost Gardens of Heligan. It's magic will draw you back many times. The gardens are very relaxing with a variety of different walks. The Lost Valley and Jungle make interesting walking with their misty lakes and luxuriant foliage.
The Japanese Garden & Bonsai Nursery - www.thebonsainursery.com
The garden is a living art form that is being nurtured and shaped by Robert & Stella Hore, and by the years, will never be truly completed, but as in the Zen philosophy the focus is on the way of attaining perfection not the state of perfection itself.
China Clay Country Park - www.chinaclaycountry.co.uk
Set in 26 acres of woodland nestling in the historic Ruddle Valley on the outskirts of St Austell, the China Clay Country Park provides a fascinating day out for all the family. The China Clay Country Park is set in the grounds of two former working China Clay Pits and provides visitors with a fascinating insight into China Clay - how it was mined, what is was used for and what it meant for the families who lived in the area.
St Austell Brewery Tours - www.staustellbrewery.co.uk
Discover the dark secrets and ancient arts on our brewery tours.
Carnglaze Caverns - www.carnglaze.com
A former slate mine containing three spectacular caves of cathedral proportion.
Porthpean Sailing Club - www.porthpeansc.co.uk
Pentewan River and Woodland Trail - www.pentewanvalleycyclehire.co.uk
A 6.6 kilometer cycle / walking loop trail located near St Austell that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.
Carole Sudlow - 01823 279727