23 days in Cornwall Itinerary

23 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cornwall trip planner

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Fly to Exeter International Airport, Drive to Mevagissey
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Mevagissey
— 6 nights
Drive
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Penzance
— 7 nights
Drive
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Tintagel
— 9 nights
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Mevagissey

— 6 nights
Appreciate the collections at Wheal Martyn and Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling & Fishing. Get some historical perspective at St Mawes Castle and St Just-in-Roseland Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Falmouth (Falmouth Seafront Promenade & Falmouth Lifeboat), The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre (in St Columb Major) and Looe (Purely Cornish Farmshop & Deli & East Looe Beach).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mevagissey trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Mevagissey is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in Mevagissey

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penzance

— 7 nights
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Appreciate the collections at Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre and Penlee House Gallery & Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Crantock Beach and Kernow Coasteering. Take a break from Penzance with a short trip to Pirate's Quest in Newquay, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Godrevy Beach, examine the collection at Leach Pottery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cornwall Coast Path, and take in the exciting artwork at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Penzance journey planner.

Getting from Mevagissey to Penzance by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tintagel.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Tintagel

— 9 nights
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Visit Boscastle Harbour and St. Enodoc Church for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Golitha Falls and The Camel Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Tintagel side-trips: Padstow (Constantine Bay Beach & Harlyn Bay), Pencarrow House and Gardens (in Washaway) and Treyarnon Bay Beach (in St Merryn). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Trebarwith Strand Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trevone Bay Beach, get in on the family fun at The Hidden Valley Discovery Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Breward Parish Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tintagel road trip app.

Traveling by car from Penzance to Tintagel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tintagel

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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.