St Austell is one of the largest towns in Cornwall and the area was part of the tin and copper mining boom and also the later China clay mining. It is one of these old clay pits that now host the domes of the Eden Project.
Why not check beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall. You can even take a look at our list of Cornwall dog friendly beaches or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.
St Austell Cornwall Coast Map
Want some ideas on where to visit?
Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat: