14 days in Cornwall Itinerary

14 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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St Ives
— 8 nights
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Padstow
— 5 nights
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St Ives

— 8 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Michael's Mount and St Just-in-Roseland Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and Cornwall Gold. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: Falmouth (Pendennis Castle & Durgan Beach), Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth) and Porthtowan Beach (in Porthtowan). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, view the masterpieces at St. Ives Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthcurno Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cornish Seal Sanctuary,SEA LIFE Trust.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read St Ives tour builder tool.

Cardiff to St Ives is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In August, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Padstow

— 5 nights
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Wave 7 Gallery and Cscape Art. Take a break from the city and head to Eden Project and Fistral Beach Bar. Change things up with these side-trips from Padstow: Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mawgan Church, push the limits with an extreme tour, and get all the information you need at National Lobster Hatchery.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Padstow online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Padstow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.