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
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, admire the landmark architecture of The Old Post Office, and then delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): go for a walk through Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk, then explore the galleries of 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 ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tintagel online trip itinerary planner .

Manchester to Tintagel is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Tintagel

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Falmouth: Eden Project (in Bodelva), Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, admire the masterpieces at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, and don't miss a visit to Truro Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Falmouth trip builder tool .

You can drive from Tintagel to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newquay, Eden Project, St. Michael's Mount, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Penlee House Gallery & Museum
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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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