Why Look For Campsites Near St. Austell This Summer?

Famed for its scenic beauty, St Austell is close to many of Cornwall’s most wonderful attractions. The town itself is one of the largest in Cornwall and positioned near the English Channel. 

Its history can be traced back to the medieval period, but it grew most during the 18th and 19th centuries thanks to the china clay industry. 

Camping is a great way to get back to nature, as is a visit to the Eden Project, which is located close to St. Austell.

Tregarton Park is one the top campsites for people looking to stay near this popular attraction. Our campsite is only a 20 minute drive from St Austell and less than half an hour from the Eden Project.

First opening in 2001, the Eden Project is one of the world’s biggest indoor rainforests and has plant species from all over the world. 

In addition to the Eden Project, St. Austell is close to other attractions such as the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Charlestown Harbour and the Wheal Martyn Clay Works Museum. It also has a wealth of beautiful coastal scenery and beaches.

St Austell also has the Charlestown Harbour, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its well-preserved Georgian architecture and which is often used as a filming location for period dramas. The town hosts various cultural events and festivals throughout the year, celebrating its heritage and community spirit.

It also has a strong Cornish identity, so is ideal if you want to experience the local traditions and dialect.

If you’re looking for a campsite near St Austell, find out more about Tregarton Park. Or check out our current availability online today.