Attractions in Charlestown
Restormel Castle / Lostwithiel
Surrounded by a deep moat and perched on a high mound, the huge circular keep of this castle, built at the turn of the 14th century, survives in good condition.
Eden Project / St Austell
Cornwall's best known attraction. The site consists of 2 vast landscaped space age greenhouses, or biomes, containing a variety of temperate and tropical plants.
Lost Gardens of Heligan / Mevagissey
80 acres of superb grounds with a complex of walled gardens and a huge, productive vegetable garden. Set in one of the most mysterious estates in England, Heligan.
Tregrehan Garden / St Austell
Dramatic 20ha woodland garden created over the last 200 years by the Carlyon family, forming an exotic green gene bank of known source plants in a temperate rainforest
China Clay Country Park / St Austell
Museum illustrating the history of china clay extraction in Cornwall since it was discovered in the county in 1746
St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre / St Austell
The brewery has been brewing beer on the same site for more than 100 years and is Cornwall's oldest independent family brewery
Kidzworld / St Austell
All weather adventure centre for children, featuring mega slides, giant tubes, ball pools and much more
Luxulyan Valley / St Austell
Luxulyan Valley consists of 2 miles of beautiful tranquil woodland through which the Par River runs. The valley is also dotted with the remains of the area's mining heritage including the magnificent Treffry viaduct.
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre / St Austell
There are more than a quarter of a million shipwrecks around the coasts of Britain and the Charlestown Shipwreck Centre illustrates a sample of these in photography and salvaged cargo
Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary / St Austell
Wingz is a charity founded by Grenville & Anita Allen which rescues and re-homes exotic animals from ex pets to surplus zoo stock