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
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: London

3
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore Padstow's surroundings by going to Holywell Cave (in Holywell), Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel) and Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at National Lobster Hatchery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Padstow trip planner .

London to Padstow is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Fistral Beach Bar, Woolacombe Beach, Holywell Cave, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Collegiate Church of St Endellion
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 21st (Thu), see the interesting displays at National Maritime Museum Cornwall, take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Glendurgan Garden, and finally explore the historical opulence of Pendennis Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, look for all kinds of wild species at Cornish Seal Sanctuary, and then stop by Cornish Tin & Gold.

Make your Falmouth itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Padstow to Falmouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Helston, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove
Highlights from your plan
Trebah Garden ©
Trebah Garden
National Maritime Museum Cornwall ©
National Maritime Museum Cornwall

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): browse the exhibits of Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, view the masterpieces at New Craftsman Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Tate Gallery St. Ives, then step into the grandiose world of St. Michael's Mount, and finally get great views at Land's End Landmark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Perranporth Beach, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read St Ives route website .

You can drive from Falmouth to St Ives in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in St Ives are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Perranporth Beach, Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm, Land's End Landmark
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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