Find Local Places to Stay

The CSACJ studio is located on the St Austell campus of Cornwall College.

Cornwall School of Art, Craft and Jewellery

Cornwall College – St. Austell Campus
J384, John Keay House
Tregonissey Road
St. Austell
Cornwall
PL25 4DJ

Parking

Ample parking is available on the campus across multiple car parks. Disabled parking is also plentiful. More information on this will be sent to you after booking on a course.

Travel

The closest train station is St Austell which is 0.7 miles from the College.

The closest airport is Newquay which is around 30 minutes drive from the College.

Coaches stop in St Austell and there are a number of local bus services.

Local Amenities

Within walking distance of the college is a Tesco Extra supermarket which is a good place to get something for lunch if you don’t bring it with you. Within 15 minutes drive there are multiple places to shop for food or visit a cafe.

Places to Stay

There is a wide variety of accommodation locally. As Cornwall is a holiday destination, it’s always a good idea to book as early as possible, especially in the summer. It is high season for visitors to Cornwall between May and September. During the school holidays in July and August, it can be particularly difficult to book if you leave it too late. To find local hotels and Bed and Breakfast accommodation, these websites are useful…

Bed and Breakfasts – a good selection of B&B accommodation with a range of prices.

Airbnb – a wide range of accommodation is available in the local area.

Group Accommodation

For some of our longer classes or master classes, you may be able to save money if you get a group together and book self catering in a larger property. Here are some local places you might like to consider.

Eden’s Yard Backpackers – Check out Eden’s Yard Backpackers hostel for a cheaper alternative to hotels and B&B’s in Cornwall. Dorm style rooms with bunk beds, from £15 a night per person including DIY toasty breakfast. Cooked breakfast and evening meals can be provided for additional cost or you can self cater in their courtyard kitchen. You can also book a whole 6 bed or 8 bed dorm for your party – rates are really good. Low season is April, May, September and October so this is the cheapest time of year to book. If you’re planning to come to Cornwall for a course this would be a great choice if you’re bringing family or planning a retreat for your jewellery making friends! For the best rates, contact Eden’s Yard directly and tell them you’re coming to a course at CSACJ.

The Cornwall Hotel – includes both luxury rooms and self catering accommodation just two miles from the school, six minutes drive. Self catering lodges accommodate up to six adults so great for groups coming together. Spa, beautiful surroundings, ideal if you want to treat yourself while you’re here!

Disabled Accommodation

There are quite a few local places to stay which also offer rooms for disabled guests…

Bradleigh Lodge, Pondhu Crescent, St Austell, PL25 5DT – this is 1.3 miles from the College.

The Royal Inn, 66 Eastcliffe Road, St Austell, PL24 2AJ –  this is 4.6 miles from the College.

Travelodge St Austell, Pentewan Road, St Austell, PL25 5BU – this is 1.2 miles from the College.

Premier Inn St Austell, Treverbyn Road, Carclaze, St Austell, PL25 4EL – this is 1.3 miles from the College.

The Cornwall Hotel – includes both luxury rooms and self catering accommodation just two miles from the school, six minutes drive. Self catering lodges accommodate up to six adults so great for groups coming together. Spa, beautiful surroundings, ideal if you want to treat yourself while you’re here!

Self Catering Accommodation

Find a holiday cottage or apartment for your stay in Cornwall by visiting Classic Cottages or Homeaway.

Edens Yard Backpackers – dorm style accommodation starting at £15 per night per person including toast breakfast, self catering in the courtyard kitchen, contact them directly for the best rates, tell them you’re coming to a class at CSACJ. 

The Cornwall Hotel – includes both luxury rooms and self catering accommodation just two miles from the school, six minutes drive. Self catering lodges accommodate up to six adults so great for groups coming together. Spa, beautiful surroundings, ideal if you want to treat yourself while you’re here!

Other accommodation in the St Austell area can be found on Booking.com.

Dog Friendly Accommodation

Looking for dog friendly accommodation? Try these…

Dog Friendly Holidays – Pentewan – It’s a three bedroom caravan that sleeps six and about a 12 minute drive from the College.

The Arches B&B 78 Bodmin Road, St Austell PL25 5AG – about 0.6 miles from the College.

Things to Do in Cornwall

The Cornwall Tourist Information website also has lots of information about the local area.

Here is some information about things to do in England from Your RV Lifestyle.

What are you waiting for? Book a course or a class with us now!

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