8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

8 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Exeter
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Bude
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Padstow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Exeter

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 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Bude Tunnel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Walk Bude - Coastal & Canal, then identify plant and animal life at Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Morwenstow Parish Church. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, go for a walk through Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk, then explore the ancient world of Tintagel Castle, and finally examine the collection at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bude trip planner.

Exeter to Bude is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Padstow.

Things to do in Bude

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Boscastle, Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Tintagel Castle
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Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum ©
Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum
Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre ©
Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre

3
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Padstow: Eden Project (in Bodelva), Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, hike along The Camel Trail, identify plant and animal life at National Lobster Hatchery, and kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Padstow online trip maker.

Drive from Bude to Padstow in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eden Project, Perranporth Beach, Fistral Beach Bar, The Lost Gardens of Heligan
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Falmouth: Penzance (Penlee House Gallery & Museum & Kernow Coasteering), Marazion (Marazion Museum & St. Michael's Mount) and National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove (in Lizard). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden, take in the exciting artwork at New Craftsman Gallery, kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, and savor the flavors at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Falmouth trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Padstow to Falmouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

St Ives, Penzance, Marazion, Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Trebah Garden ©
Trebah Garden
National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove ©

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