8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly + Train:  18​h 15​min
1
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Padstow
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Birmingham

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Change things up with these side-trips from St Ives: National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard), Trebah Garden (in Falmouth) and Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, look for gifts at Cornish Tin & Gold, sample the tasty concoctions at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm, and stroll through St. Michael's Mount.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St Ives online holiday planner .

Birmingham, USA to St Ives is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in June, expect nights in St Ives to be a bit cooler, around 52°F, while days are much colder, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Trebah Garden, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, Kernow Coasteering, Perranporth Beach
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

4
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Change things up with these side-trips from Padstow: Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan) and Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay). The adventure continues: delve into the mystery of Tintagel Castle, admire the natural beauty at Eden Project, identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, and have fun at Cornwall Football Golf.

Before you visit Padstow, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from St Ives to Padstow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Newquay, St Austell, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Tintagel Castle, Screech Owl Sanctuary
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

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