15 days in Cornwall Itinerary

15 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cornwall trip itinerary planner

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St Ives
— 6 nights
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Padstow
— 8 nights
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St Ives

— 6 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth), Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm (in Truro) and Lizard (National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove & The Lizard RNLI Lifeboat Station). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Godrevy Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthminster Beach, and head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your St Ives trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Philadelphia, USA to St Ives is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to St Ives is 5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in May; daily highs in St Ives reach 57°F and lows reach 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Padstow

— 8 nights
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Get out of town with these interesting Padstow side-trips: The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan), Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin) and Mevagissey (Mevagissey, Heligan & the Prehistoric Tin Stream - South West Coast Path Walk & David Weston Gallery). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Padstow Sealife Safaris, delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Eden Project, and brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Padstow trip itinerary builder app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.