Situated on the outskirts of St Austell, our attractive bungalow, of ample proportions, is south facing and overlooking open countryside.


We are ideally situated with the town centre, coach and rail stations all within a 20-minute walk. A courtesy collection service is offered from the rail and coach stations.

The coast is just one mile away, where you will find the charming port of Charlestown, a selection of local beaches and coves, plus superb golf courses

St Austell is very central for touring, with the coastal towns of Mevagissey, Fowey, Looe, Polperro and Newquay all within a short drive.

Scenic Walks

The area also provides many scenic walks. cycle tracks and the Cornish Way Cycle Trail is close-by. Lots of renown gardens including The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the world famous Eden Project are just 10/15 minutes drive away, and there are several National Trust properties and gardens including Lanhydrock and Trelissick within close proximity

Our double glazed and centrally heated accommodation offers you a choice of two spacious rooms. A Double en suite room or a Family room containing a double and single bed with your own private bathroom adjacent to your room. The Family room may be used as a Double or a Twin, if required.

Both rooms are equipped to cater for every guest’s needs, with colour television, hospitality trays and hair dryers. Complimentary use of alarm clocks, shaver adapters and ironing facilities is available

All rooms are non-smoking.

Breakfast is taken in the dining room where you will enjoy lovely country views. A varied menu is on offer to cater for all diets. This room also contains easy chairs, a colour television, plenty of visitor information and literature for our guests’ use.

To the rear of the property you will find plenty of parking space and an attractive garden with garden furniture where you are welcome to relax.

Open Easter to end of October
Sorry, no pets accepted.
Only children over 12 years.

Contact us for an enjoyable break with real Cornish hospitality.

Cornwall Holiday Tips and Recommendations

The Cornish Riviera covers the central southern coast of Cornwall – from the Fowey River across to the river Fal in the west – St Austell, Mevagissey, Charlestown, Fowey and Lostwithiel.

Clay Trails

Discover Cornwall’s Clay Trails. Stunning colours of mica dams, peaceful lakes and clay tip peaks reaching to the sky. See how the china clay industry has shaped the fascinating landscape seen today. You can take the Trails at your own pace, and because they are surfaced they are accessible all year round. The Clay Trails link to National Route 3 of the National Cycle Network and can be used to visit the Eden Project by bike and foot.

The Clay Trails have been made possible by the generosity of Imerys Minerals Ltd in allowing their land to be used for these Trails.

Pick up a free map of the Clay Trails at St Austell TIC when you visit the Cornish Riviera

Pedal Back the Years offers a chance for those who have not cycled for a long time to regain confidence on a bicycle. A range of short, fairly flat rides, accompanied by 2 volunteers are arranged every 2 weeks at locations around Cornwall. Bikes are available for hire at each venue -by prior arrangement, please

Truro Cathedral

Events at Truro Cathedral details of events throughout the year – and more – will be found on the Cathedral’s website

Fowey River Expeditions

Enjoy a walk around the Fowey estuary or, perhaps, take a leisurely canoe trip from Fowey to Lerryn or Golant under the guidance of the David Blackler.

Pine Lodge Gardens

Probably one of the best gardens on the Cornish Riviera for a visiting plantsman, over 6000 rare and unusual plants in a 32 acre estate, togther with many water features and specialist gardens.

Events and Tours

Strangers on the Shore – a little of the story of the pebbles on Charlestown beach !

Explore the Landscape & Rocks find out more about what shapes the countryside around St Austell Bay.

The Blue Badge Cornish Riviera Guides can offer a wide range of guided tours in and around Cornwall.

Coast & Country Tours offer a range of tours for Cornwall in a friendly and professional manner.

The Happy Trails Bikes Rides scheme, offering accompanied rides from the Pentewan Valley, Carlyon Bay and Bugle to the Eden Project and back, has been dubbed a success, with most of its customers claiming they would never have cycled to Eden otherwise – exactly the sort of people the scheme is targeting.

Walk the South West Coast Path enjoy the delights of Cornwall’s superb coastline – just part of the SouthWest Coast Path that stretches 600 miles or so from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset.

Cornwall Beach

Beaches – Dog Friendly and Dog Bans- listing all the beaches on the Cornish Riviera.

Mevagissey – Fowey Ferry service operating from 1st May to 30th September each year, this ferry service links the ports of Mevagissey and Fowey – stay in Fowey, visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan, stay in Mevagissey, enjoy a trip to the literary town of Fowey – Daphne du Maurier , Quiller-Couch, Kenneth Grahame etc.

Arts and Theatre in Cornwall

Sterts Theatre was founded as an arts and educational centre in 1982. Located on the fringes of Bodmin Moor, Sterts has developed a reputation for artistic and creative excellence. The spectacular open air canopy-covered amphitheatre is set in 11 acres of grounds, with plenty of space for summer evening picnics before enjoying fantastic live theatre and music.

Restormel Arts arrange wide-ranging arts events, from Jazz to Clasical, from Film to Theatre around the Borough of Restormel encompassing north and south coasts of Cornwall. Artistic events not to be missed !

Cornwall Surfing

Reef Surf School Reef Surf School learn to surf ! All equipment provided. BSA qualified Coaches. Based in Newquay and offering Free transport to the surfing beaches. Catering for all ages and abilities. Half-day, Full-day, Weekend or 2-day courses.

King Surf School based at Mawgan Porth on the north coast. The nearest Surf School to Newquay Cornwall Airport.

Ocean Sports, Pentewan supply a comprehensive range of watersports equipment including: Diving Equipment, Wetsuits, Waterskis, Canoes, Surfing Equipment . Diving Air supplied.

They also have an extensive range of equipment for hire: Bike Hire, Wetsuit Hire, Bodyboard Hire, Diving Equipment Hire. Looking for a stunt Kite? Visit us to view our extensive range of Kites.

Cornish Riviera Train

Bodmin and Wenford Railway Click here for details of our 6½ mile Steam Train ride through the Cornish countryside. The main station is Bodmin General near the town centre.


National Maritime Museum Cornwall – (NMMC) Whether or not the sea is in your blood you are guaranteed to be entertained, educated and inspired. Housed in an award winning building on the Falmouth harbour-side, the NMMC transports you into the world of small boats and Cornish maritime history.

With hands on interactive displays, sailing model boats, full size craft from the national small boat collection and windows looking under the ocean, we have everything for a great day out, come rain or shine. .

New Olympic Exhibition: In today’s sporting environment it’s not always the winning but the taking part that counts and we celebrate this powerful spirit with a new exhibition of Olympic and other competitive racing boats.

Sport and Sailing

Madison Yachts – Charter a Yacht Madison offers tailor-made cruises to suit individual needs from novice first timers to the experienced sailor. With flexible and roomy accommodation, en-suite to all cabins, this boat is an experience not to miss.

Cornwall Croquet Club has two courts at Porthpean Golf Club next to the Driving Range. The Club has its own small pavilion next to the courts and use of the licensed golf clubhouse, shop and bar drinks & meals.

Visitors and new members always made welcome – Club afternoons are Wed and Sat from 2pm. All you need are flat soled shoes – no special dress requirements, just dress comfortably, all equipment supplied by the club.

Tywardreath Trotter

Saturday, 28th July

Tywardreath Trotter and Fun Run
Venue: The New Inn, Tywardreath, Nr Par, Cornwall, UK
part of the Tywardreath Summer Fete celebrations

(Run under UK Athletics rules: SEAA Permit No. 7391.)

Toilets, refreshments and bar available.

Join in the Fun Run or Tywardreath Trotter. Last year’s event was well supported so please make sure that you get your entry to us in good time !

FUN RUN : 1 mile (uncertified), . – Course: Quiet lanes and footpaths.
Prizes to all finishers. Plaques for top 3 boys and girls.

MAIN RACE – Tywardreath Trotter : 6.5 miles (uncertified),
Course: A fun, challenging course along footpaths, bridleways and quiet country lanes. Approx 50% off-road. Various prizes. Goodie bags to all finishers

Sign up now for the next Tywardreath Trotter

Contact : Tywardreath Trotter

Results :

Trotter 2006 Race Results

2006 Fun Run Results

Albums of FunRun, FunRun Presentations

Trotter on the Course, Trotter Finish, Trotter Presentations.

All Proceeds to ‘Tywardreath Summer Fete

Camping in Cornwall

Old Kerrow Farm Holiday Park

Stenalees, St Austell, PL26 8TP

Mentioned in many local history books, Old Kerrow Farm is a small farm specialising in small and miniature animals, eg horses, pygmy goats and poultry. We have now planted 3,000 trees and created a park for touring caravans which is very beautiful and extemely secluded.

Located in the geographical centre of Cornwall and only minutes away from the A30 – the main Trunk Road through Cornwall – the park affords easy access to all parts of the county. We’re an ideal base from which to enjoy the whole of your stay in Cornwall. We’re close to the Eden Project – just 4 miles away – and can accommodate up to 50 touring caravans or tents.

Every pitch has an electrical hook-up and water, with drainage as well. There are children’s play areas and walks through mature woodlands, with views that extend as far as North Cornwall. We also have a small animal centre for you to visit.

We have a licensed Bar and Restaurant – with food available if required. The bar is fitted with wide-screen colour television and DVD player. Our shop has a wide range of essential items for your holiday and Newspapers and fresh Milk are delivered daily.

Facilities Free hot showers. Disabled toilets and showers. Laundry facilties. Bar and restaurant – food available if required. Wide screen TV and DVD in bar. Breakfast available

Open – All Year

Phone : (01726) 851651

Penhaven Touring Park

ETC 4-star Touring Park

AA 3 Pennants

Set in a valley of outstanding natural beauty, only 1 mile from Pentewan beach along the off-road Pentewan Valley Trail.

Facilities Shop with Off-Licence, Launderette, Heated outdoor swimming pool, Children’s play area, Bike hire, Easy access to cycle trail.

Price range Pitches from £7.80 – £18.50 per night

Open – March to October

Phone : (01726) 843687 Fax (01726) 843870

Trewhiddle Holiday Estate

A country park set in 16 acres of wooded valley with excellent facilities. Close to Heligan Gardens and ideal for touring.

Facilities Children welcome, Pets by arrangement, Shop, Licensed Bar, Launderette, Heated outdoor swimming pool with waterslide, Caravan sales, Country Club, restaurant.

Open – All Year

Phone : (01726) 879420