8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Padstow
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Padstow: The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan), Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel) and Eden Project (in Bodelva). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of St Endellion.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Padstow trip planning website .

London to Padstow is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Newquay, Bodmin, St Austell, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Screech Owl Sanctuary
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Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

3
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Ives: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth), National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard) and Land's End Landmark (in Sennen). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, stop by Cornish Tin & Gold, and head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St Ives holiday planner .

You can drive from Padstow to St Ives in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in St Ives are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Perranporth Beach, Trebah Garden, Kernow Coasteering, Trelissick
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

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