Travel Blogs from St Austell, United Kingdom

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a day in Cornwall, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

a day in Cornwall

A travel blog entry by chrisngary

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... roads aren't that well sign posted, and our map book didn't have Truro in it, so we just drove around. Heading back to  St Austell I saw a sign for a tea plantation that we had seen and tried at the Chelsea show, so off we went!! Crikey!! You should ...

Eden Project, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Eden Project

A travel blog entry by darrenhough74

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... twined with a similarly pretty village on the other side of the inlet(name unknown). We spent an hour wandering through the little alleys and checking out the wee shops before making our way over the ruins of St Catherines castle on the headlands. ...

A Cornish Adventure Pt4 - Eden Project, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

A Cornish Adventure Pt4 - Eden Project

A travel blog entry by neil.gent

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It was a short drive through the Cornish countryside to get to the Eden project, the funny thing about sat nav is that it bases the 'fastest route' calculation on the speed of the road, therefore travelling on the single lane (for both cars) ...

Day 4 England, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 4 England

A travel blog entry by shrubberies

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Day 4 in England doesn't start well. The room in the Travelodge in St Austell overlooks a busy road, and we had to close the windows to keep the noise out, resulting in a hot, stuffy room, and little sleep. Craig has developed a temperature and is not ...

Stonehenge! We saw Stonehenge!, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge! We saw Stonehenge!

A travel blog entry by chrisngary

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Well hello again and hi from Cornwall. We arrived yesterday afternoon to a gorgeous sunny day down at the seaside and a very welcoming pub to stay in. But more on that later cos we saw Stonehenge! It was only 30 minutes up from the road we were traveling ...

The Adventure Begins!, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

The Adventure Begins!

A travel blog entry by steve_p

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This is it, finally we are off! Ian Bennett took us to St Austell train station, what an excellent taxi service he provides at competitive rates. Surprise, surprise, at 0943 hrs., the train arrives on time and our adventure ...

I love Cornwall part 1, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

I love Cornwall part 1

A travel blog entry by sharonmerrick

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... off when we've pre-paid our accomodation in St Austel which is 90 min drive away.  We arrive at our accomodation in St Austel to find that our host had a heart attack in the morning and was taken to hospital.  His lovely wife Barbara soldiered ...

Draft - Touring Cornwell with our Good Friends, Cornwall, United Kingdom travel blog

Draft - Touring Cornwell with our Good Friends

A travel blog entry by brian.helen

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... and the dates were set. It was about an 8 hour drive from Lancashire and I think 6 hours for the Batts from Rickmansworth. St Austell We hired a 2 story semi-detached house in a semi rural setting on the hill behind St Austell. There is nothing remarkable ...

Quilt country, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Quilt country

A travel blog entry by sueron

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Today, we moved to the far south of England to the quaint little town of St. Austell.  When we were here in 2011, we spent only 2 days in Cornwall/Devon and we knew we would need to come back.  One of our strongest and most lingering ...

Natural Retreats, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Natural Retreats

A travel blog entry by brontesblog

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We arrived at eight at Natural retreats, St Austell - a group of beach hut come Swedish lodge looking villas. Our vision may have been rose-tinted after our very long journey from York but when we went inside our admiring thoughts were confirmed by a ...

Eden Project: the start of something new, St. Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Eden Project: the start of something new

A travel blog entry by kegibson

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               Awoke to sunny skies. Said our goodbye's to our wonderful hosts, then headed south. A few miles from our destination the clouds came in and the mist stayed for the rest of the day. bummer. ...

The land that time forgot, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

The land that time forgot

A travel blog entry by maggik

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... were somewhat in disarray. We ended up staying much closer to the cottage than planned but managed to get a good look at St Austell, the Seafaring and Shipwreck Centre Museum,  Mevagissey, and do a few walks around the village in between showers. We ...

Garden of Eden?, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Garden of Eden?

A travel blog entry by phungster

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The number one tourist attraction is the Eden Project.  Cannot visit Cornwall without visit the Eden Project.  It is just like not visit Walt Disney World when go to Orlando, Florida.  It is sure a cheesy tourist attraction but it is a ...

Charles is everywhere, Charlestown, United Kingdom travel blog

Charles is everywhere

A travel blog entry by phungster

... end, but Keith manages to squeeze another town visit out of it.  Charlestown, a very small port town and only a few minutes from St. Austell a good place to stop by for a visit.  The sun is shining and the water is cold, but this does ...

A Day in Eden, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

A Day in Eden

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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Maybe I won't write so much today because everything was so straightforward getting to the Eden Project.  Since I slept so well, I woke up around 7:30  and went straight to breakfast.  Today I had the tomatoes, mushrooms and a piece of ...

Two Amazing Gardens:  Trebah and Glendurgan, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Two Amazing Gardens: Trebah and Glendurgan

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... Since I will be here a few days, I hung up some clothes and got settled and then went down to try the local ale - from St Austell's Brewery.  The bartender's favorite is Tribute but I had that one already so tried a different one - the name of which ...

The Eden Project, St Austell and Mevagissy, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

The Eden Project, St Austell and Mevagissy

A travel blog entry by triumphrob

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St Austell is a market town on the East coast of Cornwall about halfway up. For me it is very notable as I got shipped down there as a kid most summers to say with my Grandmother who lived there. Apparently I got sent down there behind Steam Locos but I ...

THE EDEN PROJECT VISIT, ST. AUSTELL, United Kingdom travel blog

THE EDEN PROJECT VISIT

A travel blog entry by ralcon

This is my second time visiitng this famous Biodome.  This landmark, if you remember James Bond Movie, they filmed in one of the ...

Eden Project, Saint Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Eden Project

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

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Travelled down on the overnight sleeper. Very exciting. Left Paddington just before midnight and arrived in St. Austell before 8 a.m. We were able to use the first class lounge at Paddington, so free red and white wine and snackies, and bacon baguettes ...

Lost Gardens of Heligan and Tall Ships, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Lost Gardens of Heligan and Tall Ships

A travel blog entry by miller-stone

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... a place we’d both return to—possibly on our way back from India next year After a wrong turn on our way back to St. Austell we stumbled on Porthpean, an empty, sandy beach and basked in the last few moments of sun diffused daylight with a tall ...

today went to see pirates of penzance, St Austell England, United Kingdom travel blog

today went to see pirates of penzance

A travel blog entry by vidstravels

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... ate fist Cornish pastie diid a bit of retail (Rick) then drove to Mousehole saw no mice but very cute fishing village.On to St Ives what a divine place by now 4.30 so really missed the day . Sorry never went there first but thems the breaks. The cornish ...

Biomes, Lost Garden, and The Lizard Coast, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Biomes, Lost Garden, and The Lizard Coast

A travel blog entry by fergalicious

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Today was a bit of a gloomy day so we were lucky that our plan was to see the Biomes, which are mainly an indoor activity. They are an amazing sight. What was once an old quarry is now an oasis of beautiful plants! One Biome was set up as a Rainforest ...

flower and jungle, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

flower and jungle

A travel blog entry by boosterw

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went to see the Eden project one day and Heligans garden 2 ...

Pasties, Posies and Ports in Cornwall, St Austell, Port Isaac, Tintagel, United Kingdom travel blog

Pasties, Posies and Ports in Cornwall

A travel blog entry by shutrbug

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The last 8 days we have spent with family, every one of them between the age of 65 and 90. Though we have enjoyed the visits, and having personal sightseeing guides in Yorkshire and Devon, today we ran away to Cornwall, just the two of us. We got an ...

Jun 28, 2008, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Jun 28, 2008

A travel blog entry by judihasi

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Day 7 - Hard going with heavy packs and hurricane, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 7 - Hard going with heavy packs and hurricane

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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... and falls down while crossing the busy A390 I feel wretched at the state she’s in.  I know we’re very close to St. Austell now but there is a small hamlet of Polgooth coming up and I decide to get a taxi there, to bring this ridiculous, ...

Bidding Ed farewell and resting, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Bidding Ed farewell and resting

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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I awake according to my custom before 5am: Seagulls circling early, Calling "Come join us". It's a rest day and we take the time to farewell Ed onto the London train and focus on preparing ourselves for the next stage of this adventure. ...

3 Types of Rock!, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

3 Types of Rock!

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

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... small vessel considering it carried 10 officers and 60 crew. Our Britstop tonight sounded great in the book... a country pub just out of St Austell. However, when we got there, we found it was hosting a rock music festival, where 7 of Cornwall's 'best ...

Nov 07, 2010, St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Nov 07, 2010

A travel blog entry by michaelstravels

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Into Cornwall: Biomes and Beaches (from N. and T.), St Austell, United Kingdom travel blog

Into Cornwall: Biomes and Beaches (from N. and T.)

A travel blog entry by miller-stone

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... I had to do was navigate which turnoff for each roundabout, which was not so easy. We eventually arrived at our first B&B in St. Austell on the southern coast of Cornwall. That evening we walked to Charlestown, a tiny harbour with a tall ship in dock, ...

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