Sea Road . Carlyon Bay . St Austell . Cornwall . PL25 3SG . Email: info@porthavallen.co.uk . Tel: 01726 812802 

Attractions close to the Porth Avallen Hotel in Cornwall 

Cornwall is an area of outstanding beauty, there are lots of places to visit, activities to pursue, sites to see – 
and all within easy driving distance from the Porth Avallen Hotel 
The Eden Project, St. Austell 
 
A large scale horticultural site containing bio-mes housing plants from sub-tropical 
and Mediterranean climates. 
 
Sat nav details: – PL24 2SG 
Distance from us: 3.5 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 10min 
The Shipwreck and Heritage Centre, Charlestown 
 
The Shipwreck and historical artifacts on display are the largest private collection of this type on public display in Europe. 
 
Sat nav details: – PL25 3NJ 
Distance from us: 0.5 miles 
Approximate driving time: N/A (10min on foot) 
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth 
 
Built by King Henry VIII to defend from attack against the French and Spanish over 450 years ago. 
 
Sat nav details: [Postcode] – TR11 4LP 
Distance from us: 27.7 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 45min 
Poldark Mine, Helston 
 
Cornwall’s most popular mining heritage site, with organised mine tours. 
 
Sat nav details: – TR13 0ES 
Distance from us: 30.4 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 52min 
Mevagissey 
 
The harbor is a working fishing harbor, but is also a welcome haven 
for visiting yachts. 
 
Sat nav details: – Mevagissey 
Distance from us: 7.0 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 18min 
Newquay 
 
The most popular tourist destination town in Cornwall, with great beaches and popular night life. 
 
Sat nav details: – Newquay 
Distance from us: 18.3 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 38min 
Plymouth 
 
City in Devon with a great array of shopping and entertainment facilities. 
 
Sat nav details: – Plymouth 
Distance from us: 37.7 miles 
Approximate driving time: 1hr 9min 
Falmouth 
 
An historic maritime town, now home to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. 
 
Sat nav details: – Falmouth 
Distance from us: 26.3 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 48min 
Penzance 
 
Penzance, in the far west of Cornwall is set in Mounts Bay – dominated by the grandeur of St. Michael’s Mount. 
 
Sat nav details: – Penzance 
Distance from us: 44.5 miles 
Approximate driving time: 1hr 7min 
Pentewan, St Austell 
 
A wide sandy beach with a disused harbour. The beach is private but access is allowed from Pentewan village. 
 
Sat nav details: – Pentewan 
Distance from us: 4.7 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 9min 
Porthpean Golf Club 
 
Porthpean Golf Club is a relaxed and informal club. We can offer a variety of packages tailored to meet your individual requirements. 
 
Sat nav details: – PL26 6AU 
Distance from us: 1.2 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 4min 
Lanhydrock House, Bodmin 
 
Stunning 17th century house and gardens, used as a film set for The Three Musketeers (1993) and Twelfth Night (1996). 
 
Sat nav details: - PL30 5AD 
Distance from us: 9.5 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 20min 
The Lost Gardens of Heligan 
 
Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, is one of the most mysterious estates in England. 
 
Sat nav details: – PL26 6EN 
Distance from us: 7.4 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 21mi 
Flambards Theme Park, Helston 
 
Established over 30 years ago, Flambards is one of Cornwall’s top all family all weather theme park attractions. 
 
Sat nav details: – TR13 0QA 
Distance from us: 33.5 miles 
Approximate driving time: 1hr 1min 
Bodmin 
 
Ancient Cornish town, with a steam railway and nearby rolling moorlands. 
 
Sat nav details: – Bodmin 
Distance from us: 13.5 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 22min 
Padstow 
 
Home of some of the greatest restaurants in the South West. 
 
Sat nav details: - Padstow 
Distance from us: 20.5 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 39min 
Truro 
 
Cornwall’s capital, with a range of shopping facilities. 
Explore the cathedral too… 
 
Sat nav details: – Truro 
Distance from us: 16.2 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 30min 
St Ives 
 
Historic Cornish town with world class beaches and charming cobbled streets. 
 
Sat nav details: – St Ives 
Distance from us: 42.3 miles 
Approximate driving time: 1hr 6min 
Porthpean, St Austell 
 
A popular sandy beach that gets very busy in late summer. 
Slipway for dinghies. 
 
Sat nav details: - Porthpean 
Distance from us: 1.4 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 4min 
Carlyon Bay 
 
The Beach is situated between the sailing haven of Fowey and historic village of Charlestown, and close to the up and coming market town of St Austell. 
 
Sat nav details: – Pentewan 
Distance from us: 1.7 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 5min 
St Austell Golf Club 
 
The club has thriving Men’s, Ladies, Seniors and Junior sections and has a friendly atmosphere towards both members and visitors. 
 
Sat nav details: – PL26 7DS 
Distance from us: 3.2 miles 
Approximate driving time: 0hr 8min