18 days in Cornwall Itinerary

18 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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18 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Blue Mountains
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
St Ives
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Padstow
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
End: Blue Mountains

8
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Ives: National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard), Falmouth (National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Pendennis Castle, & more) and Truro (Truro Cathedral & Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, make a trip to Land's End Landmark, kick back and relax at Gwithian Beach, and stroll through Perranporth Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our St Ives attractions planner.

Blue Mountains, Canada to St Ives is an approximately 17-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Blue Mountains to St Ives is 5 hours. When traveling from Blue Mountains in June, plan for a bit cooler days in St Ives, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Marazion, Helston, Truro, Hayle Heritage Centre
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

8
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
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: Crantock Beach (in Crantock), Newquay (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Newquay Zoo, & more) and Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (in Launceston). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, take in the pleasant sights at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, admire the natural beauty at Lanhydrock House and Garden, and delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Padstow trip app .

Traveling by car from St Ives to Padstow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodmin, Newquay, Tintagel, St Austell, Eden Project
Highlights from your plan
Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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