Newquay

Aerial View Newquay, c John Such
Newquay, North Cornwall
Newquay, North Cornwall
Newquay, North Cornwall
Newquay, North Cornwall
Fistral beach c Lisa Malone
Newquay, Cornwall
Huers Hut, Newquay c Adam Gibbard
Newquay, Cornwall, c Adam Gibbard
Newquay, Cornwall, c Adam Gibbard
Newquay, Cornwall, c Adam Gibbard
Newquay, Cornwall, c Adam Gibbard
Tolcarne Beach Newquay c Lowenna Pascoe
Newquay, North Cornwall
Fistral Beach c Visit Cornwall
Fistral Beach c Adam Gibbard
Newquay, Cornwall, c Adam Gibbard
Newquay, Cornwall, c Adam Gibbard
Newquay, Cornwall, c Visit Cornwall
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Newquay, Cornwall, c Visit Cornwall
Newquay, Cornwall
Newquay, Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Boardmasters, Newquay, Cornwall

Discover Newquay

Newquay, one of the nation's favourite seaside towns, exudes the laid back atmosphere you would expect from a town perched on Cornwall's Atlantic cliffs and bordered by 7 miles of glorious golden sandy beaches. It's a place where all the family gets to relax and enjoy a proper holiday - toes in the sand, ice-cream in hand. There's a different beach for every day of the week and glorious open spaces looking out to sea. The town manages to be both trendy and yet remains a great family resort - all wrapped up in the most fantastic coastal scenery.

Reasons to visit Newquay

• Surf centre of Europe
• 11 superb beaches within easy reach
• Town has an infectious up-tempo vibe
• Great festival and events calendar
• Voted one of the nation’s favourite seaside towns in the ‘Which Holiday Survey’ and best family holiday destination by readers of ‘COAST’ magazine
• Newquay also has plenty of attractions to keep the kids entertained
• Lots to do for night owls who like to live it up when the sun goes down
• For foodies there are top notch eateries located up and down the coast

Things to do in Newquay  

  • Join the coast crowd at the epicentre of the UK’s surfing culture at Fistral beach. For seasoned pros, the waves are awesome, for beginners there are instructors to help get your balance on a board and for those who prefer to be less active, a cafe to watch all the action from 
  • Newquay is blessed with a fantastic coastline and an array of stunning beaches; some great for walking on, some for surfing, others for making sandcastles 
  • Take the town trail around Newquay to get an overview of the town’s heritage. Follow the trail of discs sunk into the ground and discover all about Newquay’s evolution from fishing port to surf mecca 
  • Conquer your fears and learn how to do something new at one of the many adventure sports centres in the area where you can have a go at surfing, rock climbing, abseiling and coasteering all under the watchful eye of a trained instructor 
  • As the party capital of Cornwall, a night out on the town is certainly on the cards. Start your evening in a cosy real ale pub or a stylish bar and head off to a live music venue featuring international acts or a happening nightclub hosted by a top DJ 
  • For all things boating, the harbour is the place to be. A plethora of boats head out to sea each day (weather and tide permitting) between May and September giving you a fascinating perspective of Newquay and its surrounds. Witness towering cliffs, golden sands, tranquil inlets and secret coves on a memorable day or half-day boat trip. You'll even have a chance to catch a mackerel or two for your tea while you're there 
  • For something a little more sedate how about heading to Trenance Boating Lake? Situated within Trenance Park, a beautiful 26 acre recreational area with gardens, children's play area and crazy golf, the boating lake enables families to hire pedaloes and rowing boats 
  • Newquay is a great base for a walking break. Slap bang on the famed South West Coast Path, there are walks in and around Newquay to suit all ages and abilities, from short beachside ambles to more strenuous cliff and coastal path romps
  • Visit Newquay Zoo and be entertained by the meerkats or the penguins, or take a trip out to see with Newquay Sea Safaris in search of seals and dolphins.

Beaches in the Newquay area

Bedruthan Steps beach
Crantock beach
Fistral beach
Great Western beach
Holywell Bay beach
Lusty Glaze beach
Mawgan Porth beach
Porth beach
Porth Joke beach
Tolcarne beach
Towan beach
Watergate Bay beach

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Visit Newquay the hassle-free way. Trains depart from Par on the main line, taking you into the heart of town, ready to hit the beach.

★★★☆☆ AA
North Coast > Newquay
The Three Tees is a family-run 9 bed roomed licensed hotel with a friendly & Informal atmosphere. Situated in the quiet Lusty Glaze area of Newquay, a short walk from the beach, & 10/15 mins walk from the town centre.

★★★★★ Visit Britain
North Coast > Mawgan Porth > Newquay > Watergate Bay
A small but perfectly formed collection of apartments, cottages and houses with one thing in common – their location on or within earshot of a stunning North Cornwall beach.

★★★☆☆ Visit Britain
North Coast > Newquay
Centrally based comfortable modern two bedroomed house with gas central heating and car parking. Ideal for beach and sightseeing holidays around Cornwall.

★★★★Visit Britain
North Coast > Newquay
White Acres Holiday Park - Parkdean is set in 184 acres of stunning countryside with 13 fishing lakes, making it one of the UK’s premier fishing destinations. White Acres also had other great facilities on park meaning it has something for everyone.

★★★☆☆ Visit Britain
North Coast > Newquay
Peaceful family run hotel in overlooking Porth Beach with breathtaking views. Set in 2.5 acres; 20 bedrooms, some with sea views and some on ground floor level. Attractive bar with panoramic views. Award winning cuisine. Swimming pool. Breakfast Award.

★★★★AA
North Coast > Newquay
Four-star Atlantic Hotel in Newquay - Victorian charm with stylish, contemporary finishing touches. Built in 1892 on 10 acres of headland, the hotel boasts breathtaking coastal views and just 5 minutes’ walk to the town and the world famous surfer's paradise F

North Coast > Newquay
Monkey Tree Holiday Park is an award winning family and couples’ Holiday Park near Newquay. Set in 56 acres of countryside, the Park is ideally situated just minutes away from the sandy beaches on the North coast.

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