4 days in Cornwall Itinerary

4 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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4 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Padstow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
St Ives
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Exeter

2
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Padstow: Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay), Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel) and Eden Project (in Bodelva). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, experience rural life at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of St Endellion, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Padstow trip itinerary planning app .

Exeter to Padstow is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Tintagel Castle, Bude Tunnel, Collegiate Church of St Endellion, Eden Project, Lanhydrock House and Garden
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Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

1
night
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and finally admire the masterpieces at Tate Gallery St. Ives.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the St Ives trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Padstow to St Ives takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in St Ives, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

St. Michael's Mount
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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