15 days in Cornwall Itinerary

15 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Drive:  5 h
1
St Ives
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Padstow
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: London

7
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kids will appreciate attractions like Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and St. Michael's Mount. Explore St Ives' surroundings by going to Flambards Theme Park (in Helston), Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith) and National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, identify plant and animal life at Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perranporth Beach, and get outside with Kernow Coasteering.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St Ives trip planner.

London to St Ives is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from London in August: highs in St Ives hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marazion, Penzance, Flambards Theme Park, Hayle Towans Beach, Perranporth Beach
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Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Hayle Towans Beach ©
Hayle Towans Beach

7
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Attractions like Treyarnon Bay Beach and The Lost Gardens of Heligan make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Padstow's surroundings by going to Newquay (Pirate's Quest, Fistral Beach Bar, &more), Mevagissey (Fishing Charters & Tours & The Lavender Pillow) and St. Just Church (in Gorran Haven). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, kick back and relax at Crantock Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Eden Project, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden.

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You can drive from St Ives to Padstow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newquay, Launceston, Tintagel, Mevagissey, Eden Project
Highlights from your plan
Treyarnon Bay Beach ©
Treyarnon Bay Beach
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

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