12 days in Cornwall Itinerary

12 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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Penzance
— 5 nights
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St Austell
— 6 nights

5
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Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Explore Penzance's surroundings by going to The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary (in Penryn), Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith) and Carn Brea (in Camborne). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, go deep underground at Geevor Tin Mine, don't miss a visit to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Penzance trip builder tool.

London to Penzance is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Penzance are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St Austell.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Helston, Falmouth, Marazion, Wheal Coates
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove ©
Trebah Garden ©
Trebah Garden

6
nights
St Austell

St Austell ©
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. Explore St Austell's surroundings by going to Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford), Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar, Spas, &more) and Tintagel (Trevena Square, The Old Post Office, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Crantock Beach, and steep yourself in history at Lanhydrock House and Garden.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St Austell trip maker tool.

Getting from Penzance to St Austell by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tintagel, Newquay, Padstow, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Lanhydrock House and Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

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