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About Penwithick

Penwithick enjoys a peaceful valley location close to the resort town of St.Austell. It is within easy reach of the Eden Project and a short distance from Carlyon Bay, Par Sands, Polkerris and Menabilly which has associations with Daphne du Maurier.

The village lies on the edge of rolling moorland, it has a pleasant mix of old and modern properties, a shop which serves as a general store and post office, a church and plenty of nearby leisure facilities.

The region has a wide choice of holiday accommodation, thus this makes an ideal place to stay for those seeking a quieter alternative to busy St.Austell. The historic port of Charlestown with its scenic harbour, and apart from the world renowned Eden Project there are several other beautiful gardens to explore including the stunning Lost Gardens of Heligan.

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Charlestown harbour, Cornwall

Charlestown (121 Pictures) in the county of Cornwall

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction S of Penwithick)

This lovely little port hugs the rugged south Cornish coast overlooking picturesque St. Austell Bay...

Lovely houses in Fowey, Cornwall

Fowey (101 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(6.8 miles, 11.0 km, direction SE of Penwithick)

The picturesque harbour town of Fowey has a history as colourful as some of the pretty boats sailing in and out of its waters...

The opening to the inner harbour.

Mevagissey (250 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(7.1 miles, 11.5 km, direction S of Penwithick)

One of a ribbon of picturesque fishing villages dotting the fabled Cornish coastline. Mevagissey has ancient buildings flanking steep and extremely narrow streets which during.....

The Shire Hall, Bodmin, Cornwall

Bodmin (130 Pictures) in the county of Cornwall

(7.3 miles, 11.7 km, direction NE of Penwithick)

Historically fascinating and naturally beautiful, this area of North Cornwall has so much to offer. Equidistant from both the north and south coasts, Bodmin is an excellent base.....


Portloe (5 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(11.6 miles, 18.6 km, direction SW of Penwithick)

"One of the least spoiled and most impressive of Cornish fishing villages" - Sir John Betjeman (famous poet 1906-1984)..

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Nearby attractions..

Eden -  Tropical Biome

The Eden Project (182 Pictures)

(1.8 miles, 2.9 km, direction SE)

This is a joyous celebration of precious plant life established as a millennium project to mark the birth of the 21st century. .....

Japanese Garden at Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall

Pine Lodge Gardens (2 Pictures)

(2.4 miles, 3.9 km, direction SE)


Restormel Castle.

Restormel Castle (45 Pictures)

(5.3 miles, 8.5 km, direction NE)

Built around 1300, once home to Edward, the Black Prince, the great circular shell-keep survives in good condition and is the.....

Lanhydrock springtime

Lanhydrock House (67 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.6 km, direction NE)

Magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants' quarters, gardens and wooded estate...

Mud Maid in the Lost Garden of Heligan, Cornwall

Lost Gardens of Heligan (148 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction S)


St. Catherine's Castle, Fowey, Cornwall

St. Catherine's Castle (18 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction SE)


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World of Model Railways

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction S)


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