5 days in Cornwall Itinerary

5 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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5 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  3​h
1
Tintagel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Penzance
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Manchester

1
night
Tintagel

Tintagel ©
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, admire the striking features of The Old Post Office, and then delve into the mystery of Tintagel Castle. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk, brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiate Church of St Endellion.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tintagel trip itinerary planner.

Manchester to Tintagel is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Tintagel

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Boscastle, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Collegiate Church of St Endellion, Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre
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Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
The Old Post Office ©
The Old Post Office

3
nights
Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Get out of town with these interesting Penzance side-trips: Trebah Garden (in Falmouth), Eden Project (in Bodelva) and Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, get engrossed in the history at Hayle Heritage Centre, and contemplate the long history of The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Penzance trip planner .

You can drive from Tintagel to Penzance in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Penzance can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newquay, Eden Project, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, St. Michael's Mount, The Lost Gardens of Heligan
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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