60 days in Cornwall Itinerary

60 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cornwall journey planner

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Penzance
— 30 nights
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St Austell
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Penzance

— 30 nights
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penzance: Redruth (Victoria Park & Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre), Potager Garden (in Constantine) and The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary (in Penryn). The adventure continues: get outside with Kernow Coasteering, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, hike along South West Coast Path - Penzance to Marazion, and stroll through South West Coast Path.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Penzance trip planner.

London to Penzance is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March in Penzance, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to St Austell.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

St Austell

— 29 nights
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. It is situated on the south coast, approximately south of Bodmin and west of the border with Devon.St Austell is one of the largest towns in Cornwall; in the 2011 Census, St Austell civil parish had a population of 19,958, with a total of 34,700 living in the wider area comprising several other civil parishes.HistoryNamed after Saint Austol (Saint Austell is mostly unrelated), one of the earliest references to the village of St Austell is in John Leland's Itinerary, where he says "At S. Austelles is nothing notable but the paroch chirch".Not long after William Cookworthy discovered china clay at Tregonning hill in west Cornwall, the same mineral was found in greater quantity in Hensbarrow downs north of St Austell. Change things up with these side-trips from St Austell: Newquay (Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre, Spas, &more), Padstow (Padstow and Stepper Point Walk, Padstow Brewing Company, &more) and Cornwall Zorbing Park (in St Eval). Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Camel Creek Adventure Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, stroll through Eden Project, sample the tasty concoctions at St Austell Brewery, and shop like a local with Cscape Art.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our St Austell tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Penzance to St Austell takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cornwall travel guide

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Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.