Wheal Martyn

In a nutshell

Wheal Martyn near St Austell in Cornwall is a great family destination with lots of interest and activities for everyone.


Carthew, St Austell Cornwall PL26 8XG

Contact details

Tel: 01726 850362

Activity type

Animals, Gardens and Open Spaces, Historical Sites, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres, Outdoor Activities

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Wheal Martyn details...

Wheal Martyn is a great day out for all the family, with lots of interesting things to see and do, with something for everyone.

Discover Cornwall’s rich China Clay heritage in the indoor, interactive displays. They tell the story of the men, women and children who lived, worked and played in the shadow of the china clay tips.

See Cornwall’s largest working water wheel, the fully preserved Victorian china clay works, machinery and equipment exhibitions and the Vintage commercial vehicles and locomotive.

There is also a fun children’s woodland play area, and a cycle or walking trail to St Austell and the Eden Project.


Wheal Martyn Events

Fergus the Frog’s Fun Facts at Wheal Martyn

Open 18th May 2024 - 8th June 2024

Follow this fun family trail at Wheal Martyn near St Austell. Held from the 18th of May to the 8th of June.

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