16 days in Grantham, Newquay & St Ives Itinerary

16 days in Grantham, Newquay & St Ives Itinerary

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Grantham
— 10 nights
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Newquay
— 2 nights
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St Ives
— 2 nights
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Fly to Leeds Bradford, Taxi to Horsforth, Train to Grantham

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Grantham — 10 nights

Grantham is a market town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. Your inner history buff will appreciate Woolsthorpe Manor and Belton House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Donna Nook Nature Reserve and Bulldog Barns. Change things up with these side-trips from Grantham: Wells Next The Sea Beach (in Wells-next-the-Sea), The One Stop Nature Shop (in Burnham Deepdale) and Walsingham Farms Shop (in Heacham). And it doesn't end there: stop by Edward and Vintage, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beverley Minster, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Holt Antique Furniture, and stroll through RSPB Titchwell Marsh.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grantham online day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are East Midlands Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Humberside Airport, Birmingham International Airport, RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newquay.
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Newquay — 2 nights

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
You've now added Bodyboard Holidays to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Poly Joke Beach and then see Bodyboard Holidays. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Daymer Bay Beach and then stroll through Trebarwith Strand Beach.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Newquay route planner.

Getting from Grantham to Newquay by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.
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St Ives — 2 nights

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Godrevy Beach, then stroll through Portreath Beach, and then look for gifts at The Mowzer Gallery. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Carn Euny Ancient Village, take an unorthodox tour of Merry Maidens, take in the exciting artwork at The Cowhouse Gallery, then see the interesting displays at St Ives Museum, and finally stroll through Porthkidney Sands.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our St Ives online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Newquay to St Ives takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In November in St Ives, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 44°F at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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