St Austell & Eden Holiday Cottages
Did you know...The Eden Project is home to over one million different plants?
St Austell is Cornwall’s largest town and in many ways its hub. With the county’s top family attraction – the Eden Project to its name, holidays in St Austell are synonymous with Eden’s famous biomes and the area’s beautiful Cornish scenery. The Blue Chip Holidays portfolio includes a range of self-catering St Austell holiday cottages which place guests close to the area’s peaceful scenery, stunning beaches and of course, Cornwall’s very own Eden. St Austell and Eden breaks are idyllic at any time of the year.
- Actor John Nettles is from St Austell
- Many of Cornwall’s quirky beers have won industry awards
- St Austell became successful for China Clay, mined nearby
St Austell & Eden Tourist Information
St Austell holidays are a perfect way to get away from it all, at any time of year. The summer months are ideal for making the most of the breathtaking coastal views and scenic Cornwall landscape, punctuated with visits to the area’s sandy beaches and family-friendly tourist attractions. For those that love to have the stretches of sands and rugged surroundings to themselves, autumn and winter are ideal times to visit St Austell – and The Eden Project is open for visiting throughout the year.
Those who choose St Austell and Eden Project holidays will no doubt visit the town’s centre, which has recently undergone a £75 million redevelopment. Offering many facilities, a range of high street stores and a new multiplex cinema, there is plenty to entertain.
St Austell & Eden Family Attractions
Think of St Austell holiday attractions and it’s impossible not to picture The Eden Project. With its huge biomes and unique collections of exotic and rare plants, Eden has some of the world’s largest conservatories and is an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. The Eden Project is open all year round, and visitors will be amazed at how much there is to see both inside and out.
St Austell was originally created to enable the transportation of China Clay from the area, and its mining past continues to fascinate visitors to China Clay Country Park. With indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family, this attraction not only offers a fascinating insight into St Austell’s mining history but also makes for a fun day out – whatever the weather. A stay in an Eden or St Austell holiday cottage wouldn’t be complete without a visit to either of its two leading attractions.
Beach Holidays in St Austell
The nearby stretches of beach and coves mean that St Austell breaks remain far more than simply Eden Project holidays. Family–friendly days by the shore are just a short journey away! Nearby Porthpean is a sheltered, sandy beach popular with families. With a large car park, seasonal dog bans and safe swimming, Porthpean is ideal for enjoying warm Cornish days.
Charlestown beach is an interesting sandy beach with pebbles bound to be of interest to visiting geologist! Dogs are banned throughout the year, and there are a number of caves to explore – although adventurers should be cautious of loose rocks.