2 days in Cornwall Itinerary

2 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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Penzance
— 1 day
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Tintagel
— 1 night
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Penzance

— 1 day
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Tate St. Ives, then stroll through Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then explore the historical opulence of St. Michael's Mount, and finally head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Penzance travel route website.

Exeter to Penzance is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tintagel.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

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Tintagel

— 1 night
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 16th (Sat), learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, admire the verdant scenery at St. Nectan's Glen, and then delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tintagel road trip website.

You can drive from Penzance to Tintagel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tintagel

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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Cornwall travel guide

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Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
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.