7 days in Bude, Padstow & St Ives Itinerary

7 days in Bude, Padstow & St Ives Itinerary

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Bude
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Padstow
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St Ives
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Bude

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Bude is a small seaside resort town in north Cornwall, England, UK, in the civil parish of Bude-Stratton and at the mouth of the River Neet (also known locally as the River Strat). Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the activities along Bude Sea Pool. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Walk Bude - Coastal & Canal, then brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, then take an unorthodox tour of Tintagel Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bude travel route planning app.

Nottingham to Bude is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Padstow.

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Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Padstow

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Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Venture out of the city with trips to Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan) and Eden Project (in Bodelva). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, stroll through Treyarnon Bay Beach, contemplate the long history of Bodmin Jail, and identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

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Traveling by car from Bude to Padstow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Beaches

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Fistral Beach Bar
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Padstow Harbour
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St Ives

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St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbis Bay Beach, head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, browse the exhibits of New Craftsman Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Salthouse Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, then kick back and relax at Gwithian Beach, and then kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the St Ives trip maker.

Traveling by car from Padstow to St Ives takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in St Ives are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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