8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Padstow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
St Ives
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

3
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: Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin), Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fistral Beach Bar, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Eden Project, and get all the information you need at National Lobster Hatchery.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Padstow trip tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Padstow is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Padstow. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Newquay, Bodmin, St Austell, Eden Project, Tintagel Castle
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The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

3
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, then take an in-depth tour of Marazion Museum, and then head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Land's End Landmark, head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering, then take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden, and finally explore the historical opulence of Pendennis Castle.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our St Ives day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Padstow to St Ives takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in St Ives, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Marazion, Kernow Coasteering, Land's End Landmark, The Mowzer Gallery
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Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden ©
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Kernow Coasteering ©
Kernow Coasteering

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