10 days in Cornwall Itinerary

10 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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10 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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

5
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and National Maritime Museum Cornwall will appeal to museum buffs. Visit St. Michael's Mount and Godolphin for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Falmouth (Pendennis Castle & Trebah Garden), Cornish Tin & Gold (in Helston) and St. Just in Roseland Church (in St Just in Roseland). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, stroll around Morrab Gardens, stroll through Porthcurno, and explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our St Ives journey planner.

London to St Ives is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in July: highs in St Ives hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Helston, Penzance, Falmouth, Marazion, Land's End Landmark
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

4
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Let the collections at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum and Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop capture your imagination. Tintagel Castle and Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling & Fishing are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Padstow's surroundings by going to Eden Project (in Bodelva), Bodmin (Lanhydrock House and Garden & Bodmin Jail) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar, explore the historical opulence of St Catherine's Castle, take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, and identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Padstow trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St Ives to Padstow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bodmin, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling & Fishing, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop
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The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

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