6 days in Cornwall Itinerary

6 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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6 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Padstow
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Bristol

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Change things up with these side-trips from St Ives: Falmouth (National Maritime Museum Cornwall & Trebah Garden), National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard) and Cornish Seal Sanctuary (in Gweek). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, make a trip to Salthouse Gallery, and stop by Cornish Tin & Gold.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the St Ives trip planner.

Bristol to St Ives is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Falmouth, Helston, St. Michael's Mount, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove
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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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Padstow: Holywell Cave (in Holywell), Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin) and Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar & Newquay Zoo). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, get answers to all your questions at National Lobster Hatchery, admire the natural beauty at Eden Project, and identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Padstow driving holiday planning website .

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 26th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Newquay, Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Screech Owl Sanctuary
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

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