10 days in Cornwall Itinerary

10 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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St Austell
— 4 nights
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Penzance
— 5 nights
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St Austell

— 4 nights
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. Get out of town with these interesting St Austell side-trips: Newquay (Blue Reef Aquarium, Whipsiderry Beach, &more), Crantock Beach (in Crantock) and Padstow Harbour (in Padstow). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, see the interesting displays at National Maritime Museum Cornwall, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Skinner's Brewery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the St Austell trip itinerary site.

Exeter to St Austell is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Penzance

— 5 nights
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Change things up with these side-trips from Penzance: Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith), Cornish Seal Sanctuary,SEA LIFE Trust (in Gweek) and The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary (in Penryn). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, kick back and relax at Godrevy Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthminster Beach, and head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Penzance trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from St Austell to Penzance in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Penzance can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Cornwall travel guide

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Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.