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Travellers to St Austell give high marks for the relaxing spas, lively bar scene and bustling port. Welcoming and relaxing, this city also attracts tourists with its gardens. Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and Porth Beach are some of the top sights around the area.
Cultural venues in the city include Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre, Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park and Mevagissey Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Roche Rock, Caerhays Castle and Dodman Point. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and these places to visit: Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan Sands and Porthpean Beach.
Popular places to see around the area include Eden Project, located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre, and Porth Beach, which is 13 mi/20.9 km away.
With so many ways to get around, exploring St Austell is simple. If you want to journey outside the area, ride aboard a train from St Austell Station, Bugle Station or Roche Station. You can find out about your options for water transport at the local port.