15 days in Cornwall Itinerary

15 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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St Ives
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Padstow
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St Ives

— 7 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Ives: Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm (in Truro), Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth) and Porthcurno Beach (in Porthcurno). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, stroll through Hayle Towans Beach, admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and take some stellar pictures from Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the St Ives trip planning website.

Manchester to St Ives is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Padstow

— 7 nights
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore Padstow's surroundings by going to Eden Project (in Bodelva), Mevagissey (Mevagissey Harbour & The Lavender Pillow) and Treffry Viaduct (in Luxulyan). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, contemplate the long history of Lanhydrock House and Garden, and identify plant and animal life at National Lobster Hatchery.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Padstow trip itinerary builder website.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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.