11 days in Cornwall Itinerary

11 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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11 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Train:  31​h
1
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Padstow
— 4 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Melbourne

4
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Michael's Mount and Carn Euny Ancient Village. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Just-in-Roseland Church and Wheal Coates. Change things up with these side-trips from St Ives: Saint Breaca Church (in Breage), Porthchapel Beach (in St Levan) and The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary (in Penryn). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Godrevy Beach, stroll through Porthcurno, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gulval Parish Church, and view the masterpieces at Art Space Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read St Ives day trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to St Ives is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to St Ives due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect nights in St Ives to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are much colder, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marazion, The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, Carn Euny Ancient Village, Carthvean Farm, Gulval Parish Church
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
St Just-in-Roseland Church ©
St Just-in-Roseland Church
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach

4
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Talland Church and Portloe. Relax by the water at Crantock Beach and Little Perhaver Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (in Launceston), Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford) and Morwenstow Parish Church (in Bude). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St.Eval Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St James Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Padstow trip maker site .

You can drive from St Ives to Padstow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bude, Talland Church, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Crantock Beach, St.Eval Church
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Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach

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