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The main reason for visiting the otherwise fairly unexciting town of ST AUSTELL is for access to the spectacular Eden Project. Housed in a disused china clay quarry 4 miles out of town, the hugely popular "green theme park" explores humandkind's relationship with plants and is Cornwall's biggest attraction. St Austell's nearest link to the sea is at Charlestown, an easy downhill walk from the centre of town. This unspoilt port is still used for china clay shipments, and provides a backdrop for the location filming that frequently takes place here. It was the discovery of china clay, or …
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Eden Project

In a large crater, the size of 35 football pitches, are two gigantic geodesic conservatories—the largest in the world. Inside is the most ambitious environmental project that the UK ...