Things To Do

The lost gardens of Heligan

Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, is one of the most mysterious estates in England. Explore the magical gardens including the Jungle and Horsemoor hide and widlife project.

St Austell Brewery

“St Austell Brewery has been brewing beer and real ale in Cornwall since 1851 and runs over 170 of the most popular pubs in the South West. St Austell Brewery pubs are renowned for good beer, excellent pub food and a warm Cornish welcome.”

The Eden Project

The Eden Project not only create wonderful gardens, fantastic arts and music events. They also do valuable research into plants and conservation as well as run transformational social and environmental projects around the world. They have also been know for creating an “unforgettable learning experiences for students”

Lanhydrock & Cotehele (NT)

An old tudor house with many stories and legends, festooned with tapestries and adorned with textiles, arms and armour, pewter, brass and old oak furniture; a magical experience as little has changed over the years.

Cycle the Camel Trail

There are over 180 miles of inter-linking cycle trails connecting Land’s End to Bude but the most popular 5 miles has got to be the Camel Trail stretching from Wadebridge to Padstow. Following a former railway line and hugging the banks of the tranquil Camel Estuary it offers traffic free cycling and being mainly flat is perfect for families.

Wingz Bird Sanctuary

Now a few years on Wingz has built up good relationships with many other zoo’s and private collections both in the UK and abroad and have had the pleasure of many breeding loans and swaps with them ensuring that our visitors see not only more common birds and animals but also many rare and endangered.

White River Cinema

White River Cinema is located in the new White River Place development in the centre of St. Austell, where you can watch all the best and latest movies.

Porthpean Beach

A popular sandy family beach near the historic village of Charlestown that offers swimming and space for beach games.