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River Valley Retreat
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A very warm welcome to you! We are a local family business, located in St. Austell, on the stunning south coast of Cornwall.

We offer a friendly and dedicated service, providing you with a gorgeous place to stay and a holiday to remember. 

We may even throw in a little sunshine if you're lucky!!

River Valley Retreat

Located in a quiet wooded valley on the outskirts of St Austell town. This modern, smoke & pet free studio is the perfect holiday retreat for 2, looking to experience the delightful Cornish Coast. After a busy day, pour up a glass of wine, open the French doors, sit out on the patio and RELAX!....


Ideally situated on the beautiful South Coast of Cornwall, with many beaches, coastal paths, woodland walks and attractions such as the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Charlestown, Pinetum Gardens, Mevagissey and Fowey all just a short journey away. St Austell is a great central location for Cornwall. Anywhere you wish to visit during your holiday is within easy reach - Truro, Newquay, Padstow, Rock, St Ives, Falmouth, Penzance, Lands End, Mousehole, Lizard Point, Port Isaac, Tintagel and Boscastle.

St Austell Town is just a short walk away and boasts a number of restaurants, a cinema and a variety of shops. With St Austell Brewery, famous for it’s “Proper Job” and “Tribute” Ales and “Korev” Lager also within walking distance. Nearby supermarkets include a Co-op, Asda, Lidl, Aldi, Tesco and Iceland.


Leave the car at home & travel by train or bus. Nearest train/bus station is just a 10/15 minute walk away with plenty of smaller bus stops along the way.

Straight from the Retreat, take a woodland walk (or jog!) up the valley, alongside the famous "White River" and underneath the viaduct.


  • Sleeps 2 Adults only.

  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2017-2020.

  • Parking on our private driveway​.

  • Modern but very homely.

  • Lovely high ceilings creating space and light.

  • Living area with comfy sofa and TV.

  • Well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar, oven, hob, fridge-freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster.

  • Bathroom with large shower cubicle, electric shower, heated towel rail, WC and wash basin.

  • Bedroom area with comfy double bed, storage drawers, wardrobe and hangers.​

  • Bed linen and towels supplied (not beach towels).

  • Essentials such as washing-up liquid, hand-soap, toilet rolls, salt and pepper provided.

  • Tea, coffee, milk and sugar provided - plus a little treat for your arrival...

  • Patio area with table and chairs to the front of the property which enjoys the sun throughout the day and evening.

  • Central heating.

  • Wi-Fi.

  • Iron and ironing board.

  • Gas and electric included.

  • Sorry, no smoking, vaping or pets.

  • If bringing a baby, you will need to bring your own cot, bedding, high-chair etc.

  • The Retreat is located at the back of our property. Quiet and private. 

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