8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cornwall tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Padstow
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Penzance
— 4 nights
Train to St Davids Station, Fly to Glasgow

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Padstow

— 3 nights
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Let the collections at Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre and Pirate's Quest capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Crantock Beach and Watergate Bay. Go for a jaunt from Padstow to Newquay to see Tolcarne Beach about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Harlyn Bay, stroll through Rock Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre, and grab your bike and head to The Camel Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Padstow trip website.

Glasgow to Padstow is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Penzance

— 4 nights
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Get in touch with nature at St. Michael's Mount and Godrevy Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Porthcurno Beach and Hayle Towans Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cornwall Coast Path, admire the masterpieces at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, see the interesting displays at PK Porthcurno - Museum of Global Communications, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Penzance trip planner.

You can drive from Padstow to Penzance in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Penzance

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cornwall travel guide

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Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.