is an interesting and historic working port with pebble &
sand beaches either side of the harbour
Access:There are steps down to the east Charlestown beach
and a short slope to the west beach
Dogs:Dogs are banned on Charlestown Beach all year
Directions:Charlestown is about 1 mile from St Austell. Approach
St Austell on the A390 from east or west. On the A390 turn
off at the Mount Charles roundabout to Charlestown (signposted
to Charlestown) and follow this road down to Charlestown.
Just before Charlestown harbour there is a small roundabout.
Turn right for the car park
Parking:1 small car park and also some road parking at Charlestown
Facilities:Pub, Shipwreck & Heritage Museum in Charlestown