3 days in Cornwall Itinerary

3 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cornwall visit planner

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St Austell
— 1 night
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Penzance
— 1 night
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St Austell

— 1 night
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll through The Lost Gardens of Heligan and then take in nature's colorful creations at Eden Project. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Padstow Sealife Safaris, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our St Austell trip planner.

London to St Austell is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Penzance

— 1 night
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, then take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and then head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Penzance day trip app.

Drive from St Austell to Penzance in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Cornwall travel guide

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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.