8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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St Austell
— 3 nights
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Penzance
— 4 nights

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St Austell

St Austell ©
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Tintagel Castle will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Fistral Beach Bar and Perranporth Beach. Explore St Austell's surroundings by going to Merlin's Cave (in Tintagel), Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford) and Crantock Beach (in Crantock). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St Just-in-Roseland Church, contemplate the long history of Bodmin Jail, take in nature's colorful creations at Eden Project, and stroll through Lanhydrock House and Garden.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the St Austell travel route planner.

Manchester to St Austell is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodmin, Tintagel, Fistral Beach Bar, St Just-in-Roseland Church, Perranporth Beach
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The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

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Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Visit Porthminster Beach and Godrevy Beach for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Michael's Mount and St Ives Museum. Take a break from Penzance with a short trip to Porthmeor Beach in St Ives, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, stroll through Porthgwidden Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Carbis Bay Beach, and get great views at Land's End Landmark.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Penzance road trip app.

Traveling by car from St Austell to Penzance takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Porthchapel Beach, Land's End Landmark, Hayle Towans Beach, St. Michael's Mount
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach

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