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Beautiful Retreat for 2. Near Eden, Heligan & the coast.
Great for families
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Families like: water park, kitchen
Relaxed retreat
"Beautifully styled and equipped. Had everything we needed and more. Private grounds and never woken or disturbed by anyone or anything. Sam and Simon have got this spot on."

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2021

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Beautiful Retreat for 2. Near Eden, Heligan & the coast.
Sea Breeze Apartment Near the Eden Project
3 out of 5
12 Pochin House, Carclaze Road, St Austell, England
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Lovely apartment
"Really nice apartment in a decent location. Communications with the owners was hassle free. No problems at all."

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2020

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Sea Breeze Apartment Near the Eden Project
Luxurious & Romantic Beach Front Cottage in Charlestown with HotTub & Log Burner
Great for families
5/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, playground, near the beach, games and toys
Brilliant break away
"Brilliant stay loads to do in neighbouring beach’s just short walks away, lots of nice pubs for food and drink on harbour. Just an all round pleasant place with a nice relaxed room with hot tub."

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2021

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Luxurious & Romantic Beach Front Cottage in Charlestown with HotTub & Log Burner
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Beautiful Apartment for 2 with balcony. Near to Eden, Heligan & the coast.
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Families like: water park, kitchen, washing machine
Fabulous studio.
"Our stay at River Valley studio, st Austell was very relaxing, peaceful, cosy and spotlessly clean. Many thanks Sam and Simon."

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2021

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Beautiful Apartment for 2 with balcony. Near to Eden, Heligan & the coast.
Stunning Penthouse Apartment With Amazing Harbour Views
Great for families
Waterfront Court, West Wharf, St Austell, ENG
4.9/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, washer and dryer
Amazing location
"A clean, well laid out and well equipped holiday rental in a stunning location. Wonderful to sit and watch the sea views or fisherman come and go from the harbour. Beautiful village too and a huge bonus to have on site parking."

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2021

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Stunning Penthouse Apartment With Amazing Harbour Views
Buckingham House
Great for families
3 out of 5
17 Tregoney Hill, St Austell, ENG
4.9/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Fully recommend
"Annie and Adrian were very friendly and helpful during our stay. The breakfasts were fantastic with a large variety on offer. The room was large and extremely comfortable and we would definitely recommend this B & B to others."

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

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Buckingham House
Chorister's Cottage, quiet location in Mevagissey, sleeps 6, garden & parking,
Great for families
4.8/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, washer and dryer
A fab cottage in a great location!
"Had a great time - wish we were there longer as cottage is lovely."

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2021

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Chorister's Cottage, quiet location in Mevagissey, sleeps 6, garden & parking,
Beachside holiday home, extensive sea views, private garden and parking
Great for families
4.8/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, near the beach, games and toys, washer and dryer
Great apartment, superb view, lovely location.
"Overall the experience was great. The apartment is well equipped and there was enough space for a party of 8 (4 adults 4kids u10). The apartment over looks the harbour and there is a small beach within a short walk so it’s ideal for using the small beach there and the sea for paddle boarding etc. ..."

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2021

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Beachside holiday home, extensive sea views, private garden and parking
Ancient Shipbrokers
Great for families
4 out of 5
1 Higher West End, Pentewan Mevagissey, St Austell, England
4.6/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...
"We were made very welcome by our hosts. A bit of a shock on first arrival at the steepness of the lane but there is a public pay car park opposite on the level and free parking along the road in the square. Room large and airy, comfortable large bed, en suite shower toilet, wardrobe with padded hangers, ..."

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2019

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Ancient Shipbrokers
Charming Grade II listed cottage located in a hamlet- pet and child friendly
Great for families
4.6/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games and toys, washer and dryer
Carthew - mill cottage
"Lovely little cottage in a great location to access lots of days out and beautiful beaches. Next to wheale Martin which was fab along with loads of country walks. Would definitely recommend this property."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

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Charming Grade II listed cottage located in a hamlet- pet and child friendly
The Llawnroc Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
33 Chute Lane, Gorran Haven, St Austell, England
The price is £135 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (292 reviews)
Families like: playground, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Loved the location to the beach, and the view from our room."

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2021

The Llawnroc Hotel
Carlyon Bay Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Sea Road, St Austell, England
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The price is £252 per night from 23 Sep to 23 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (222 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, babysitting, near the beach
Travellers say...
"Excellent friendly staff, very helpful, setting on the coast is wondsrful"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2020

Carlyon Bay Hotel
The Cornwall Hotel Spa & Estate
Great for families
4 out of 5
Pentewan Road, St Austell, England
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The price is £155 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (481 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, playground, outdoor tennis courts, laundry
Travellers say...
"Lovely property in beautiful setting, excellent staff & food. Pool & spa a lovely bonus. Some communal areas were slightly ‘tired’ ; the gardens were definitely in need of attention. Overall would stay again."

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2021

The Cornwall Hotel Spa & Estate
The Arches B&B
3.5 out of 5
78 Bodmin Road, St Austell, England
4.2/5Excellent! (63 reviews)
Nice 2 day stay.
"Lovely little B&B within walking distance of Pubs in St Austell."

Reviewed on 17 Jun 2021

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The Arches B&B
The Ship Inn
3 out of 5
Fore Street, St Austell, England
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The price is £140 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (87 reviews)
Could have been better!!
"Room ok, could have been cleaner ( blinds etc) didn't get cleaned the whole time we were there ( 3 days should have been 4) then asked to strip bedding and put in bin liners ourselves when we left!! Now we know the COVID situation is putting extra pressure upon these establishments but after staying ..."

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

The Ship Inn
Duke of Cornwall
2 out of 5
98 Victoria Road, Mount Charles, St Austell, England
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The price is £60 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
3.6/5Good! (47 reviews)
"Staff very friendly and breakfast was value for money"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2021

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Where should we stay in St Austell?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of St Austell is a good choice. The popular aquarium and gardens are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), which is located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city centre. St Austell offers 38 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when choosing where to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about this accommodation:

Ancient Shipbrokers: Offers free parking, free WiFi and a BBQ. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star bed & breakfast.

When should we visit St Austell?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to decide when to pack up the children and head to St Austell.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and April, with an average temperature of 5°F
  • Driest months: July, June, May and April, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, October and November, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in St Austell?

While you are visiting St Austell, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Charlestown Harbour, Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre and Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Cornwall Football Golf and Mevagissey Museum.

St Austell is also well-known for the:
  • Gardens
  • Fishing

Getting around St Austell

If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from St Austell Station, Bugle Station or Roche Station. St Austell might not have as many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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