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
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Padstow
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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hours
Tintagel

Tintagel ©
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, admire the striking features of The Old Post Office, and then explore the ancient world of Tintagel Castle.

You can plan Tintagel trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Manchester to Tintagel is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Tintagel

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum
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Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
The Old Post Office ©
The Old Post Office

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore Falmouth's surroundings by going to St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion), Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay) and Eden Project (in Bodelva). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Lost Gardens of Heligan, admire the natural beauty at Lanhydrock House and Garden, explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and don't miss a visit to Truro Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Falmouth online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tintagel to Falmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. October in Falmouth sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Padstow.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Eden Project, Lanhydrock House and Garden, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, St. Michael's Mount
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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

1
night
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, then get your bearings at National Lobster Hatchery, and then trek along The Camel Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Padstow trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Falmouth to Padstow in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Outdoors Trails
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National Lobster Hatchery ©
National Lobster Hatchery
Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour

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