1 day in Gwithian & Hayle Itinerary

1 day in Gwithian & Hayle Itinerary

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Gwithian

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You've now added Mutton Cove to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Godrevy Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutton Cove, then get engrossed in the history at Hayle Heritage Centre, and finally kick back and relax at Hayle Towans Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gwithian trip itinerary maker.

Exeter to Gwithian is an approximately 2-hour car ride. May in Gwithian sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to St Erth.

Things to do in Gwithian

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

St Erth

St Erth is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.The village is four miles southeast of St Ives and six miles northeast of Penzance.St Erth takes its name from Saint Erc, one of the many Irish saints who brought Christianity to Cornwall during the Dark Ages, and is at the old crossing point of the River Hayle. For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the St Erth trip planner.

St Erth is just a stone's throw from Gwithian. In May in St Erth, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in St Erth

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Hayle travel guide

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Zoos · Beaches · Nightlife
Hayle is a small town, civil parish and cargo port in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated at the mouth of the Hayle River (which discharges into St Ives Bay) and is approximately seven miles (11 km) northeast of Penzance.Hayle parish was created in 1888 from part of the now defunct Phillack parish, with which it was later combined in 1935, and incorporated part of St Erth in 1937. The modern parish shares boundaries with St Ives to the west, St Erth to the south, Gwinear and Gwithian in the east, and is bounded to the north by the Celtic Sea.HistoryEarly historyAlthough there is a long history of settlement in the Hayle Estuary area dating from the Bronze Age, the modern town of Hayle was built predominantly during the 18th century industrial revolution. Evidence of Iron Age settlement exists at the fort on the hill above Carnsew Pool where the Plantation now stands.

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