31 days in Cornwall Itinerary

31 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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31 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Saltash
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
St Ives
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Tintagel
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Exeter

9
nights
Saltash

Saltash ©
Saltash is a town and civil parish in southeast Cornwall, England, UK. Shop till you drop at Stax Reclamation and Great Atlantic Map Works Gallery. Relax by the water at East Looe Beach and Cawsand and Kingsand Beaches. Venture out of the city with trips to King Doniert's Stone (in St Cleer), Fowey (Gribbin Head, St Catherine's Castle, & more) and Duloe Stone Circle (in Duloe). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Cotehele, look for all kinds of wild species at The Monkey Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Downderry Beach, and have fun at Trax and Trails - Private Courses.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saltash holiday planner.

Exeter to Saltash is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to St Ives.

Things to do in Saltash

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fowey, Looe, Liskeard, Callington, Great Atlantic Map Works Gallery
Highlights from your plan
East Looe Beach ©
East Looe Beach
Cotehele ©
Cotehele
Downderry Beach ©
Downderry Beach

10
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Appreciate the collections at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and Tate Gallery St. Ives. Relax by the water at Fistral Beach Bar and Crantock Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Waves Gallery (in Porthleven), Cornish Seal Sanctuary (in Gweek) and Truro (Just Books & Truro Cathedral). The adventure continues: head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, stop by I Should Coco, kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gwithian Beach.

Before you visit St Ives, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Saltash to St Ives takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tintagel.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Penzance, Helston, Truro, St Just-in-Roseland Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

11
nights
Tintagel

Tintagel ©
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre and Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Tintagel: Bodmin (Bodmin Moor, Trethevy Quoit, & more), Eden Project (in Bodelva) and Cornwall Football Golf (in St Austell). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, kick back and relax at Northcott Mouth Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Constantine Bay Beach, and take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tintagel trip planning website .

Traveling by car from St Ives to Tintagel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tintagel

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Padstow, Bodmin, Bude, St Austell, Boscastle
Highlights from your plan
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

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