7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Drive
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Bude
— 1 night
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2
Padstow
— 1 night
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3
St Ives
— 1 night
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4
Penzance
— 1 night
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5
Newquay
— 2 nights
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Bude

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): contemplate the waterfront views at Bude Sea Pool. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Walk Bude - Coastal & Canal, then learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, then delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, and finally examine the collection at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bude trip builder tool.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Padstow.

Things to do in Bude

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
night
Padstow

Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Treyarnon Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Harlyn Bay, then get all the information you need at National Lobster Hatchery, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour.

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Getting from Bude to Padstow by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

1
night
St Ives

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stroll through Gwithian Beach, then explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Tate St. Ives, and finally kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St Ives trip planner.

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 in St Ives, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

1
night
Penzance

Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. On the 20th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering, then admire the natural beauty at Trengwainton Garden, and finally head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Penzance driving holiday planner.

Penzance is just a stone's throw from St Ives. In August, daily temperatures in Penzance can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

2
nights
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 21st (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Newquay Zoo, then have fun and explore at Pirate's Quest, then kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Eden Project and then stroll through The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

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Traveling by car from Penzance to Newquay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.