10 days in Cornwall Itinerary

10 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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10 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Padstow
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
St Ives
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: London

4
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Venture out of the city with trips to Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), St. Just Church (in Gorran Haven) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, contemplate the long history of Lanhydrock House and Garden, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Newquay Zoo.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Padstow trip planner .

London to Padstow is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Newquay, St Austell, Tintagel Castle, Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop, Lanhydrock House and Garden
Highlights from your plan
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

5
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Explore St Ives' surroundings by going to Lizard (National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove & Kynance Cove from Lizard Green Walk), Falmouth (National Maritime Museum Cornwall & Trebah Garden) and Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm (in Truro). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of St. Michael's Mount, identify plant and animal life at Cornish Seal Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and take some stellar pictures from Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our St Ives trip builder .

You can drive from Padstow to St Ives in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Falmouth, Lizard, Penzance, Helston, Land's End Landmark
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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