5 days in Cornwall Itinerary

5 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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St Austell
— 1 night
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Penzance
— 3 nights
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St Austell

— 1 night
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. Your day by day itinerary now includes Eden Project. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Eden Project, take in the dramatic scenery at Golitha Falls, and then admire the natural beauty at Lanhydrock House and Garden. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Harlyn Bay and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Watergate Bay.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our St Austell trip itinerary planner.

Bristol to St Austell is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penzance

— 3 nights
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Explore hidden gems such as Cornwall Coast Path and Mousehole Harbour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, delve into the mystery of Merry Maidens, admire the natural beauty at Morrab Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Madron Well.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Penzance day trip app.

Getting from St Austell to Penzance by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Penzance, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Penzance

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cornwall travel guide

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Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.