26 days in Cornwall Itinerary

26 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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26 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  29​h
1
Padstow
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
St Ives
— 12 nights
train + Fly:  31​h
End: Melbourne

10
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Get some historical perspective at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum and St Just-in-Roseland Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tintagel Castle and The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic. Venture out of the city with trips to Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum (in Davidstow), Isbell Cottage (in Altarnun) and Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, identify plant and animal life at National Lobster Hatchery, explore the ancient world of St Mawes Castle, and take an in-depth tour of Charlestown Shipwreck Centre.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Padstow vacation maker tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Padstow is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Padstow due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bodmin, St Austell, Newquay, Lostwithiel, Tintagel
Highlights from your plan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

12
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Michael's Mount and Cotehele. Appreciate the collections at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and Tate Gallery St. Ives. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: Falmouth (Trebah Garden, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, & more), Jackson Foundation (in St Just) and Callington Methodist Church (in Callington). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at St. Ives Gallery, see the interesting displays at The Count House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ia, St. Ives Parish Church, and contemplate the long history of Wheal Coates.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our St Ives online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Padstow to St Ives in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in St Ives, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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