Looking for a unique venue?

Nestled in the historic Ruddle Valley, within 26 acres of outdoor space and woodlands, the Victorian clay works at Wheal Martyn offer something special, whether for business or pleasure.

  • Spacious free parking
  • Only six miles from the A30 at Innis Downs
  • Walking distance from St. Austell (two miles)
  • Rail links just two miles away
  • Excellent customer service

Meetings, seminars and training

meeting room with tables and chairsOur quiet meeting room is located close to the main museum building and provides facilities for meetings, seminars and training sessions. This can be combined with use of the spacious grounds for team building activities and outdoor events.

Half or full day hire is available and meetings can be fully catered with a wide range of options, including buffets, homemade meals and delicious cakes.

Evening meetings can also be accommodated in the café building.

Functions, parties and corporate eventsWheal Martyn cafe and atrium space

Our licensed café, atrium space and outside patio area provide an atmospheric space for corporate events, parties and functions. They are available for hire in the evening and daytimes out of peak season.

With ample space for discos, free parking and menus that can be tailored to suit your needs, Wheal Martyn is the perfect place for your special occasion.

Christmas parties

It’s never too early to book that Christmas party! Three course meals or buffets are available, day or evening.

Site hire and events

Our picturesque and atmospheric grounds can be hired by individuals, organisations or businesses for a range of purposes.  Exclusive use can be considered for:

  • Birthday parties and special occasions
  • Product launches and corporate events
  • Outdoor events and theatre performances
  • Team building

Film and photo shoots

With plenty of outdoor space, atmospheric woodlands, historic buildings and industrial heritage, Wheal Martyn is a great setting for film or photographic activity – whether promoting a product or filming a historic drama!

Did you know?

Your booking at Wheal Martyn helps to further the work of our charity; profits from our trading activities help to support our charitable work, including caring for the vast museum collection and historic buildings, and providing inspiring educational opportunities for all.

More information

If you are interested in hiring a space and would like more information, please contact Sue Ford:

[email protected]

01726 850362