Towan Beach - Newquay
Towan Beach is at the heart of Newquay, one of the liveliest resorts in Cornwall, at the bottom of a steeply sloping hill. The beach is bordered to the west by the harbour and at the east by 'the Island' a towering rocky outcrop called which is connected to the mainland by a suspension footbridge.
The beaches at both Great Western and Tolcarne can be reached at low tide forming one extended sandy strip. The Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay is right by the beach is also a fascinating attraction for young and old. A sand chair is available to hire, please book from the Aqurarium, call 01637 878134, for a nominal charge.
Weekend lifeguard cover at Towan Beach, Newquay in April. Full lifeguard cover from the 5th of May until the 30th of September. Weekend lifeguard cover in October and full cover from the 20th - 28th of October (2018).
Parking is in main town with a 10 minute walk and down a steep hill to the beach.
Sand chairs are available from Blue Reef Aquarium. Telephone: 01637878134
Sand chairs are provided by Cornwall Mobility in partnership with Disability Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.