8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Padstow
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  6​h 45​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

3
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: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth), National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard) and Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm (in Truro). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, get outside with Kernow Coasteering, get lost in a book at Falmouth Library, and look for gifts at Cornish Tin & Gold.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our St Ives travel itinerary planner .

Newcastle upon Tyne to St Ives is an approximately 8-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight 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 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Padstow.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, St. Michael's Mount, Perranporth Beach, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, Kernow Coasteering
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4
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Get out of town with these interesting Padstow side-trips: Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford), Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, enjoy some diversion at Cornwall Football Golf, take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop, and pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiate Church of St Endellion.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Padstow trip app .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

St Austell, Newquay, Eden Project, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop
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Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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