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 15​min
2
St Ives
— 4 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Padstow: Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay), Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford) and Eden Project (in Bodelva). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, get a taste of the local shopping with Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop, don't miss a visit to Bude Tunnel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Padstow trip simple and quick.

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 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

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

4
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth), National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard) and Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm (in Truro). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, take some stellar pictures from Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps, admire the natural beauty at Trebah Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Godrevy Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our St Ives route builder site .

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. October in St Ives sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Helston, Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps, St. Michael's Mount, Godrevy Beach
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

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