4 days in St Austell Itinerary

4 days in St Austell Itinerary

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St Austell
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St Austell

— 3 nights
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. It is situated on the south coast, approximately south of Bodmin and west of the border with Devon.St Austell is one of the largest towns in Cornwall; in the 2011 Census, St Austell civil parish had a population of 19,958, with a total of 34,700 living in the wider area comprising several other civil parishes.HistoryNamed after Saint Austol (Saint Austell is mostly unrelated), one of the earliest references to the village of St Austell is in John Leland's Itinerary, where he says "At S. Austelles is nothing notable but the paroch chirch".Not long after William Cookworthy discovered china clay at Tregonning hill in west Cornwall, the same mineral was found in greater quantity in Hensbarrow downs north of St Austell. Keith's Cornish Tours has been added to your itinerary. Explore St Austell's surroundings by going to Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe), St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Cornwall Football Golf, take an in-depth tour of Shipwreck Treasure Museum, explore the galleries of Cscape Art, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the St Austell holiday tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Exeter International Airport, Cardiff International Airport and Bristol Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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