5 days in Dorset, Devon & Cornwall Itinerary

5 days in Dorset, Devon & Cornwall Itinerary

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5 days in Dorset, Devon & Cornwall Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Weymouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Exeter
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Newquay
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): learn about all things military at Castletown D-Day Centre and then kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Weymouth Harbour, explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, and then identify plant and animal life at Monkey World.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Weymouth trip itinerary planner.

London to Weymouth is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Exeter.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Lulworth Cove, Monkey World, Castletown D-Day Centre
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Castletown D-Day Centre ©
Castletown D-Day Centre
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Weymouth Harbour ©
Weymouth Harbour

1
night
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral, then have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Jet Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckfast Abbey.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Exeter online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Exeter takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Buckfastleigh, Virtual Jet Centre
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Virtual Jet Centre ©
Virtual Jet Centre
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then admire the natural beauty at St. Michael's Mount, and then kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Eden Project and then steep yourself in history at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Newquay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Exeter to Newquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Eden Project, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, St. Michael's Mount
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Eden Project ©
Eden Project
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

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