6 days in Newquay, St Ives & St Austell Itinerary

6 days in Newquay, St Ives & St Austell Itinerary

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Fly
1
Newquay
— 1 night
Drive
2
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive
3
St Austell
— 2 nights
Drive

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1
night
Newquay

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): have fun and explore at Pirate's Quest and then kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Newquay Zoo, learn about all things military at Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Porth Beach.

Before you visit Newquay, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London to Newquay is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. On the 15th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, and then stroll through Carbis Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Tate St. Ives, then admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gwithian Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the St Ives online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newquay to St Ives takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In July in St Ives, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to St Austell.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

2
nights
St Austell

St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. On the 17th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Shipwreck Treasure Museum, then make a trip to Charlestown Harbour, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Eden Project. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Cscape Art, admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at St Austell Brewery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read St Austell tour planner.

Getting from St Ives to St Austell by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip