6 days in Cornwall Itinerary

6 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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6 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  5​h
1
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Padstow
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Venture out of the city with trips to Trebah Garden (in Falmouth), National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard) and Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps (in St Eval). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, stop by Cornish Tin & Gold, identify plant and animal life at Cornish Seal Sanctuary, and step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the St Ives online travel planner .

London to St Ives is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Helston, Trebah Garden, Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, St. Michael's Mount
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

3
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Get out of town with these interesting Padstow side-trips: Holywell Cave (in Holywell), Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar & Newquay Zoo) and Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, look for all kinds of wild species at National Lobster Hatchery, take in nature's colorful creations at Eden Project, and experience rural life at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Padstow trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from St Ives to Padstow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Newquay, Holywell Cave, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Eden Project, Screech Owl Sanctuary
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Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

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