St. Austell is located in the county of Cornwall. It is a vibrant and popular town that has become affectionately known as ’snozzle’. As the largest town in Cornwall, St. Austell boasts many facilities and amenities as well as a wide range of attractions and places of interest. This town has a rich history with a number of landmarks that reflect its heritage. This includes the Old Town Hall, Masonic Hall, the White Hart Hotel, and the Parish Church. Local attractions include the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan, not to mention the beautiful beaches dotted along the nearby coastline.
The economy of the town has been reliant on the china clay industry for many years, and today the industry still exists in the town. However, there are also other businesses that occupy retail and office space in St Austell, including the St Austell Brewery. Other businesses that are based in the town include UK Internet Merchants, The Source Training, the Cornwall Domain Agency, and Dexla Media.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You can look forward to a variety of entertainment in this vibrant town. If you enjoy live entertainment, you can head to the Carlyon Arms while those looking for relaxation can enjoy spending time at the Cornwall Hotel Spa & Estate. The White River Cinema is the place to catch the latest flicks while Capitol Bingo provides gaming thrills for those who are feeling lucky. A great choice of eateries will leave you spoilt for choice in St Austell. For excellent European food you can head to Kingswood Bar & Restaurant or head to Sam’s on the Beach for great food in a fabulous setting. A visit to the Knightor Winery and Restaurant means fine wine and delicious cuisine in an elegant environment.
The town provides access to the rail network via St Austell railway station, which provides access to Truro, Penzance and Plymouth, as well as trains towards London and the North of the UK. The bus station is also located by the railway station, which makes it easy for commuters to switch between the two modes of transport. Convenient road networks and links cater for drivers including major roads such as the A390, the A391, and the A3058.