8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
1
Padstow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
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 Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford) and Collegiate Church of St Endellion (in Port Isaac). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, identify plant and animal life at Eden Project, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanhydrock House and Garden, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Padstow journey planner.

London to Padstow is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Newquay, Tintagel Castle, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Lanhydrock House and Garden, The Lost Gardens of Heligan
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

4
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps (in St Eval), Land's End Landmark (in Sennen) and National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, get outside with Kernow Coasteering, head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, and view the masterpieces at New Craftsman Gallery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read St Ives day trip planning site.

Drive from Padstow to St Ives in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in St Ives, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Helston, Falmouth, Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm, Perranporth Beach, Kernow Coasteering
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Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden ©
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Trebah Garden ©
Trebah Garden

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