5 days in Cornwall Itinerary

5 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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5 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Padstow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Get out of town with these interesting Padstow side-trips: Eden Project (in Bodelva), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, identify plant and animal life at National Lobster Hatchery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of St Endellion.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Padstow day trip website .

London to Padstow is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newquay, Collegiate Church of St Endellion, Eden Project, Tintagel Castle, The Lost Gardens of Heligan
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. On the 26th (Mon), don't miss a visit to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove and then head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, and then admire the natural beauty at Trebah Garden.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the St Ives driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Padstow to St Ives in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in St Ives sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kernow Coasteering, St. Michael's Mount, Trebah Garden, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

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