8 days in St Ives & Truro Itinerary

8 days in St Ives & Truro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cornwall travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Bristol, Train to St Ives
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St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive
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Truro
— 4 nights
Drive to Exeter International Airport, Fly to Sofia Airport

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St Ives

— 3 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Get outdoors at Rock Beach and Godrevy Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Porthkidney Sands and St Ives Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Enodoc Church (in Trebetherick) and Watergate Bay (in Newquay). And it doesn't end there: trek along South West Coast Path - Godrevy Head, kick back and relax at St Ives Harbour Beach, stroll through Porthgwidden Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St Ives trip planning tool.

Sofia, Bulgaria to St Ives is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Sofia in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in St Ives: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Truro.

Things to do in St Ives

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Truro

— 4 nights
Truro is a city and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Take a break from the city and head to Chapel Porth Beach and Carne Beach. Get some historical perspective at Wheal Coates and St Mawes Church. Step out of Truro with an excursion to St Mawes Castle in St Mawes--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Just-in-Roseland Church, step into the grandiose world of Caerhays Castle, kick back and relax at Portreath Beach, and sample the tasty concoctions at Skinner's Brewery.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Truro journey planner.

You can drive from St Ives to Truro in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Truro

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips