9 days in Sheffield & Cornwall Itinerary

9 days in Sheffield & Cornwall Itinerary

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9 days in Sheffield & Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Train:  1 h
1
Sheffield
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Bude
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Newquay
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield ©
A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Family-friendly places like Alton Towers and Chester Zoo will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sheffield: Warwick Castle (in Warwick), Liverpool (Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool & Royal Albert Dock Liverpool) and Shakespeare's Birthplace (in Stratford-upon-Avon). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Holly Hagg and make a trip to Peak District Photography Gallery.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read Sheffield trip itinerary app .

Manchester to Sheffield is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sheffield are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bude.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Liverpool, Shakespeare's Birthplace, Warwick Castle, Peak District Photography Gallery, Alton Towers Theme Park
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Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Alton Towers Theme Park
Alton Towers Theme Park
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

1
night
Bude

Bude ©
Bude is a small seaside resort town in north Cornwall, England, UK, in the civil parish of Bude-Stratton and at the mouth of the River Neet (also known locally as the River Strat). Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bude Sea Pool, look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, and then brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bude, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sheffield to Bude takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bude

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre
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Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre ©
Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre
Bude Sea Pool ©
Bude Sea Pool

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Kids will enjoy Eden Project and Crantock Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Newquay side-trips: St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion), Cornwall Football Golf (in St Austell) and Penzance (Kernow Coasteering & Penlee House Gallery & Museum). The adventure continues: push the limits with an extreme tour, admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, don't miss a visit to Truro Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Newquay travel route website .

You can drive from Bude to Newquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Penzance, Crantock Beach, Cornwall Football Golf, Wheal Coates, Eden Project
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Kernow Coasteering ©
Kernow Coasteering
Eden Project ©
Eden Project
Cornwall Football Golf ©
Cornwall Football Golf

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