8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h
1
Newquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sennen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: London

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Get some historical perspective at St Mawes Castle and Trerice. Get in touch with nature at Treyarnon Bay Beach and Watergate Bay. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Porth Beach, explore the engaging exhibits at Pirate's Quest, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tolcarne Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Newquay trip planner .

London to Newquay is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sennen.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Crantock Beach, The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre, St Mawes Castle, Treyarnon Bay Beach
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Porth Beach ©
Porth Beach
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Treyarnon Bay Beach ©
Treyarnon Bay Beach

2
nights
Sennen

Sennen ©
Sennen is a coastal civil parish and a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Gwithian Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Porthgwidden Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): kick back and relax at Porthcurno, then admire the natural beauty at Trengwainton Garden, and then kick back and relax at Sennen Cove Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sennen road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newquay to Sennen takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sennen can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Sennen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Penzance, St Ives, Porthcurno Beach
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Gwithian Beach ©
Gwithian Beach
Porthcurno Beach ©
Porthcurno Beach
Porthgwidden Beach ©
Porthgwidden Beach

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
On the 25th (Mon), kick back and relax at Widemouth Bay Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Crooklets Beach and then kick back and relax at Sandymouth Beach.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Sennen to Launceston in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bude
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Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre ©
Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre
Crooklets Beach ©
Crooklets Beach

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