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The Waterwheel Inn

A Historic Restaurant with Rooms in St Austell, Cornwall

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Bodmin Road Trethowel
St Austell
PL25 5RR

The Waterwheel Inn, St Austell

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The Waterwheel Inn and Restaurant was built in the 1700s and was linked with both the tin and clay mining industries. It is set within an acre and a half of woodland valley beside a river but is only a 10 minute walk from St Austell town. Virtually all of the county can be reached in under an hour making this the ideal base for exploring Cornwall.

Only 4 miles from the The Eden Project, 6 from The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and close to the unspoilt coastal fishing villages of Fowey, Charlestown, and Mevagissey, make it perfect for your days out, with the convenience of a bar and restaurant to return to for a relaxing evening. Our elegant restaurant serves an extensive A la Carte menu with fresh fish and seafood specials and a home cooked 3 course menu for 16 pounds. Breakfasts are usually served in the conservatory overlooking the patio and garden.

Please note that the restaurant is closed on Sundays. Please note a 20% non-refundable deposit taken at the time of booking. Please see cancellation policy for other terms and conditions

3 star rating

From: £65.00


  • Wedding Licence
  • Car parking available onsite
  • Wi-Fi Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Pets Allowed
  • Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
  • Wi-Fi Available In Rooms
  • Bar

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