Location

LOCATION

Carlyon Beach is located two and a half miles miles from St. Austell on the south coast of Cornwall, within Carlyon Bay.

BY AIR

Carlyon Beach is 20 miles from Newquay Airport. There are daily flights from London Gatwick and Manchester.

BY TRAIN

Carlyon Beach is two and half miles from either Par or St Austell stations. There are regular trains from London, Birmingham and Bristol.

BY CAR

Carlyon Beach is 8 miles from the A30, the main road from Exeter to Penzance. From Bodmin, take the A391 towards St. Austell and follow the signs to Carlyon Bay.

LOCAL AREA

As always in Cornwall, there is so much more to discover.

CHARLESTOWN

Step into the world of Poldark with a visit to the charming port of Charlestown, famed for its tall ships and original Grade II listed harbour. We can’t promise Aidan Turner but you’ll fall in love with this quintessential fishing village.

FOWEY

With a tumble of pastel-coloured houses and picturesque pubs overlooking one of Cornwall’s finest natural harbours, chic Fowey is a sailor’s haven. Once the sea mists roll in, you’ll see why Daphne du Maurier set her classic Rebecca here.

THE LOST GARDENS OF HELIGAN

These enchanting botanical gardens were lovingly restored in the early 1990s after decades of wilderness. Wander through 200 acres ablaze with giant rhododendrons, camellia and ferns, plus an exotic outdoor jungle and pioneering wildlife project. While away an afternoon rediscovering these most famous of lost gardens.

EDEN PROJECT

Want to explore the world’s largest indoor rainforest? Then head to the Eden Project. This remarkable eco-park has a stunning collection of plants from around the world, housed in giant biodomes. It’s in full bloom culturally, too, with year-round concerts and events.

FALMOUTH

With the deepest harbour in Western Europe, Falmouth is a major centre for boating and watersports. It also has the UK’s foremost maritime museum. But even if you don’t want to get your feet wet, you’ll love its lively bars and bistros.

ST MAWES

Boasting three boatyards, St Mawes is a charming fishing village located at the end of the Roseland Peninsula.  After sampling seafood delights on the waterfront, be prepared to be captivated by the most perfectly preserved of Henry VIII’s coastal fortresses, St Mawes Castle.

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