29 days in Buckfastleigh & Cornwall Itinerary

29 days in Buckfastleigh & Cornwall Itinerary

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29 days in Buckfastleigh & Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Drive:  45​min
1
Buckfastleigh
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Lizard
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newquay
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Bude
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Exeter

8
nights
Buckfastleigh

Buckfastleigh ©
Buckfastleigh is a small market town and civil parish in Devon, England situated beside the Devon Expressway (A38) at the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buckfastleigh: Salcombe (Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk & Salcombe Distilling Company), Red Propeller Gallery (in Kingsbridge) and St Michael and All Angels' Church (in Princetown). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, relax in the rural setting at Pennywell Farm, have some family-friendly fun at Dart Rock Climbing Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buckfast Abbey.

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Exeter to Buckfastleigh is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lizard.

Things to do in Buckfastleigh

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock, Bovey Tracey, Ivybridge
Highlights from your plan
Virtual Jet Centre ©
Virtual Jet Centre
Buckfast Abbey ©
Buckfast Abbey

4
nights
Lizard

Lizard ©
The Lizard is a peninsula in southern Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Lizard is known for historic sites, trails, wineries, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, look for all kinds of wild species at Mullion Cliffs National Nature Reserve, examine the collection at The Lizard Marconi Wireless Station, and head outdoors with Three Sides of The Lizard.

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Traveling by car from Buckfastleigh to Lizard takes 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Lizard can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Lizard

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mullion, Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach, Frenchman's Creek, St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade, St Anthony Church
Highlights from your plan
Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach ©
Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach
The Lizard Marconi Wireless Station ©
The Lizard Marconi Wireless Station

8
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to SEA LIFE Trust Cornish Seal Sanctuary (in Gweek), Falmouth (Trebah Garden, Pendennis Castle, & more) and The Cowhouse Gallery (in Perranuthnoe). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fistral Beach Bar, take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and contemplate the long history of Lanhydrock House and Garden.

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You can drive from Lizard to Newquay in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bude.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Falmouth, St Ives, Truro, Marazion, Padstow
Highlights from your plan
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Newquay Zoo ©
Newquay Zoo

8
nights
Bude

Bude ©
Bude is a small seaside resort town in north Cornwall, England, UK, in the civil parish of Bude-Stratton and at the mouth of the River Neet (also known locally as the River Strat). Change things up with these side-trips from Bude: Boscastle (Beeny Cliff & Pentargon Falls Path Walk & Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk), Isbell Cottage (in Altarnun) and Rough Tor (in Bodmin). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Walk Bude - Coastal & Canal, learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, steep yourself in history at The Gildhouse, Poundstock, and get your game on at Dragon Archery Centre.

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Traveling by car from Newquay to Bude takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bude

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boscastle, Tintagel, Launceston, Arms of Old - Archery, Isbell Cottage
Highlights from your plan
Dragon Archery Centre ©
Dragon Archery Centre
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
Bude Tunnel ©
Bude Tunnel

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