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
End: London

2
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Venture out of the city with trips to Eden Project (in Bodelva), Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel) and Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, identify plant and animal life at National Lobster Hatchery, and contemplate the long history of The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Padstow online trip itinerary builder .

London to Padstow is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eden Project, Tintagel Castle, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Fistral Beach Bar
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden, then head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, and finally take some stellar pictures from Land's End Landmark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, identify plant and animal life at Cornish Seal Sanctuary, and then stop by Cornish Tin & Gold.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St Ives day trip planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Helston, Land's End Landmark, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, St. Michael's Mount, Trebah Garden
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

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