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Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in St Austell

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in St Austell. Revered for its spas, bars and aquarium, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around St Austell

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes St Austell a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cornwall Football Golf (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Mevagissey Aquarium (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Screech Owl Sanctuary (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Fowey Estuary (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Readymoney Cove (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in St Austell

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, St Austell is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Porthpean Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Pentewan Sands (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Wheal Martyn China Clay Country Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Eden Project (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around St Austell

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, St Austell Station, Bugle Station and Roche Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Saint Austell?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,184 holiday lettings around Saint Austell. From 695 cottages to 252 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint Austell?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saint Austell. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St Austell (USX-St Austell Train Station): 4,727 holiday lettings
  • St Austell Station: 4,727 holiday lettings
  • Polzeath Beach: 3,159 holiday lettings
  • North Cornwall Museum: 3,029 holiday lettings
  • Eden Project: 4,513 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Austell listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Saint Austell?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 695 Cottages in Saint Austell. Our other popular types of Saint Austell holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 252 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 695 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint Austell?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 105 holiday homes with pool available in Saint Austell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.