26 days in Cornwall Itinerary

26 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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26 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  6​h
1
St Ives
— 14 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Padstow
— 11 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Manchester

14
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: Truro (The ATV Centre, Skinner's Brewery, & more), Lizard (National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, Three Sides of The Lizard, & more) and Perranporth (Perranporth Beach & Perranporth to St Agnes Clifftop Walk). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Porthmeor Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthminster Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the St Ives trip planner .

Manchester to St Ives is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manchester in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in St Ives, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Penzance, Truro, Marazion, Helston
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

11
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Change things up with these side-trips from Padstow: St. Breward Parish Church (in St. Breward), Eden Project (in Bodelva) and Tintagel (Merlin's Cave, Tintagel Castle, & more). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, stroll through The Lost Gardens of Heligan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Just-in-Roseland Church, and identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Padstow online trip maker .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Newquay, Bude, Tintagel, Bodmin, St Austell
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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