- Things To Do
- Activities in Newquay
- Newquay Beaches Map
- Know Your Beach Flags
- A. Fistral Beach, Newquay
- B: The Harbour Beach, Newquay
- C: Towan Beach, Newquay
- D: Great Western Beach, Newquay
- E: Tolcarne Beach, Newquay
- F: Lusty Glaze Beach, Newquay
- G: Porth Beach, Newquay
- H: Whipsiderry Beach, Newquay
- I: Watergate Bay, Newquay
- J: Mawgan Porth, Newquay
- K: The Gannel Estuary, Newquay
- L: Crantock Beach, Newquay
- M: Polly Joke, Nr Newquay
- N: Holywell Bay, Nr Newquay
- O: Little Fistral, Newquay
- What’s your favourite beach in Newquay?
- Newquay Events
- Relax in Newquay
- Explore Cornwall
- Walks in Cornwall
- Eat & Drink
- Travel & Transport
- Moving to Newquay
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Tretherras is proud to offer an exceptionally broad curriculum, individually tailored to each student’s needs.
Ideal for families Porth Beach is situated a mere 100 metres from one of Newquay’s best known and loved family beach’s, a perfect combination of golden sand, pebble filled stream, sandy shoreline, rock-pools and surf!
Newquay Property Centre is a fully independent estate agent established by Andrew Hopkinson in 1994. Andrew has over 25 years experience working in the estate agency business throughout Cornwall. Andrew's wife Deborah is a director of the company which also has a strong team of very experienced staff offering a wealth of local knowledge.
We are a small local family run business. With twenty five properties available, we can offer a very good service backed up with excellent local knowledge. We have been running over several years here in Newquay. We can offer a full range of accommodation from one bedroom apartments to a luxurious water front five bedroom beach house.
At least one dog is welcome at all our Newquay holiday cottages, with some welcoming up to five, so the whole pack can join you under one roof for an unforgettable Cornish holiday. Dogs of all breeds and sizes are welcome, with plenty of features to ensure they feel at home, ranging from dog treats on arrival to spacious, enclosed gardens where they can enjoy a run-around safely and securely.
At John Nicholls Funeral Service in Newquay and Perranporth we pride ourselves on our service and care given to those who are bereaved in their time of need.
We're not just any old Trampoline & Play Park, we have designed our unique bounce facility to include a bit of something for the whole family to enjoy.
Trencreek Holiday Park is an attractive four star park that has been owned and run by the Hautot family for over 60 years. It is situated in the Cornish village of Trencreek, just one mile from Newquay town centre with its beautiful scenic beaches and rugged Cornish coastline.
Harry's is a quirky cafe above On The Rocks with spectacular sea views. we offer an informal relaxing space for great coffee, lunch and homemade cakes.
Nestled in 111 acres of Cornish countryside, Camel Creek Adventure Park is a haven of family-friendly rides, giant play areas and animal encounters. Camel Creek Adventure Park is a vibrant and welcoming visitor destination year-round, uniquely interpreting the legends of the area and famous for delivering great adventures and days out for the whole family. The Park opens in February up to early November, with annual activities reflecting the seasons.
This private members social club is a great place to enjoy a game of pool, snooker or darts or just relax. All sports events are shown on large screen plasma TVs and live music is a regular feature. Non-members are welcomed.
Perfectly positioned, the Carnmarth Hotel enjoys breathtaking sea views over one of the UK’s most iconic beaches combined with contemporary style, modern facilities, a friendly family welcome and stunning service.
Cafe with a vintage twist, just up from Newquay harbour. Lots of gluten free options. All day breakfast and lunch menus.
Treworgans is a small family run Newquay holiday park, we cater for families and couples only and provide peaceful and relaxing caravan holidays in Cornwall.
A warm welcome awaits you at Lane Theatre, home to Newquay’s multi-award winning Dramatic Society. Look forward to great performances - comedy or drama - from this first class troupe.
Nestled in the Ellenglaze Valley, Holywell Bay Holiday Park offers the natural wonder of the Gull Rocks standing proud on the beautiful sandy beach. Located only a short drive from the delights of Newquay and the popular seaside village of Perranporth.
The sea and beach views from this apartment are stunning, by far one of the best positioned apartments on Fistral Beach.
Gentle Dental offer a warm welcome to our customers and work to a very high standard to achieve the best results in terms of patient care and outcomes.
Oasis Fun Pools in Newquay is the ideal attraction for the whole family whatever the weather! With its amazing indoor and outdoor pools you will have fabulous fun.
Stay In Cornwall offer a fantastic selection of self-catering cottages in Cornwall for holidays with all the family, weekend breaks with friends, last minute escapes, and cosy romantic getaways.
Mini Golf & The Bunker Cafe
Newquay's 18-hole mini golf course is fun for all visitors but it is particularly enjoyed by families. After a hard fought round there's not far to go to recharge your batteries with drinks, snacks and treats at The Bunker Cafe.
The Headland Spa is Cornwall's first Five Bubble rated spa with state of the art facilities in a fantastic location at The Headland Hotel overlooking Fistral Beach and the Atlantic Ocean.
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Beachcombers is situated just two hundred yards from the fantastic Watergate Bay. Offering year round accommodation with patio or balcony and many with sea views.
Enjoy space, freedom and luxury service in your own 5-star home by the ocean. Your cottage will be a cosy space in a winter storm or cool respite on a sizzling summer's day.
We could spend hours telling you how good Berties is but we think you'll enjoy seeing for yourself. Last Summers celebrity DJ's and acts have included ASTON (JLS), SCOTT MILLS, JUDGE JULES, DUKE DUMONT, B TRAITS, and TINCHY STRYDER. This summer it's going to even better, make sure to keep up to date with what's going on in Newquay.
With stunning views across the bay, there are Two bedrooms; a large open plan lounge, kitchen, diner; Two bathrooms; Surf store; Parking place. A touch of luxury awaits you in this gorgeous beach side apartment.
Newquay Bay Resort is a family friendly park hidden deep in the valleys of Porth, just two miles of Newquay town centre and only a ten / twenty minutes’ walk from the gorgeous Cornish beaches of Porth, Whipsiderry and Watergate Bay.
Located just outside the charming village of Crantock and overlooking the beach, it is perfect for those seeking a quiet, relaxing escape away from it all. Why not take the ferry from Crantock over the River Gannel to visit the attractions at Newquay?
In a prime location on Cornwall's west coast, Newquay Holiday Park is perfect for exploring some of the finest beaches in the UK. Based only 3 miles from the numerous attractions of Newquay town centre, and 6 miles from Mawgan Porth beach.
Local, Friendly Holiday Coordinators. We love where we live and we love what we do, so whether you are looking for a family friendly holiday, a dog friendly cottage or a hideaway for two, we know our way round and are here to help. Self catering holiday cottages in Cornwall.
Under the stewardship of the Young family, Hotel Bristol - a unique and privately owned hotel - has stood sentinel over the cliff tops of Newquay Bay since 1927. The present generation continues to provide an hospitable welcome.
Sit back and relax as Images Photography take all the photos of your special occasion and tailor a package to suit your needs.
This unique venue was established over ten years ago in the heart of Newquay, and is now Cornwall’s premiere Mexican restaurant and is highly regarded as the local’s choice. We offer a huge range of tantalising Mexican food as well as a range of vegetarian dishes.
Welcome to Cornish Cottage Holidays. If you are looking for holiday cottages in Cornwall, then you are in the right place. We are a local company with nearly 50 years’ experience in the self catering cottage holiday market.
The Beach House Apartments enjoy a superb location virtually on the beach at Porth and just a mile from Newquay. Offering stylish, modern and well-appointed apartments – brand new in 2009 – this small complex of 12 units feature 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and sleep a maximum of four or six adults respectively.
Captain Jack's is located in the heart of Newquay and offers a fantastic range of food and drink in a nautical themed restaurant. Locally sourced Cornish produce from Trevarthans in Penryn, line caught fish from the west coast and fresh fruit and vegetables from the surrounding area, Captain Jack's has top quality dishes.
Everyone enjoys a ride on Newquay's famous Road Train. The relaxing open-air journey around the resort is made much more interesting by the conductor's well-informed commentary. The fully flexible ticket and hop-on-hop-off service offers excellent value for money, allowing you a full day's access to this fun form of alternative transport!
Travel at speed from Newquay's picturesque old port - out to the deep blue waters of Cornwall's azure sea - to enjoy a fantastic day's wreck or reef fishing or a thrilling ocean adventure you’ll never forget.
Overlooking Towan, Great Western, Tolcarne, Lusty Glaze and Porth beach, the Atlantic Hotel provides one of the best viewpoints in Newquay to take in the rugged North Cornwall coastline.
From its base overlooking Towan Beach in the centre of Newquay, opposite the famous island, the Newquay Blue Reef Aquarium is a stunning visit.
Take a seat in one of our new conservatories - with magnificent sea views - and relax while our finest chefs create traditional Indian dishes, with distinct flavours of the East.
Bertie O'Flannigan's is Newquay liveliest Irish Pub with top DJ's, music videos, live bands, live sport and great pub food. Watch all the big games in HD shown on our large screens. Check out when your team is playing and come on down.
123 Taxis Newquay has been established for over 25 Years. We are the largest Taxi company in Newquay with 14 vehicles, including 7/8 seater mini buses.
Located only a short drive from Newquay, White Acres Holiday Park offers the best of both worlds. Stay on park and enjoy stunning scenery, amazing amenities and all round family fun. Or venture out to the many nearby beaches and attractions this area is renowned for... the choice is yours!
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Treloy Touring Park offers families and couples a warm welcome to a beautiful part of Cornwall. Conveniently close to the busy town of Newquay and some amazing beaches, but tucked away from the crowds. Treloy is a family-run park catering for families and couples with touring caravans, tents and motor-homes, who are looking for an un-commercialised, well-equipped site.
Visitors are always made welcome at Newquay’s Holywell Bay Golf Club and with two 18-hole courses there’s something for all level of golfers. Situated on the North Cornwall coastline, Holywell Bay Golf Club offers first class fairways and coastal views overlooking the National Trust protected beach at Holywell Bay.
Try out Cornwall's ultimate adrenaline rush near Newquay for the perfect all-weather day out!
The family friendly Beachcomber Restaurant is based at Sands Resort Hotel in Porth, between Newquay and Watergate Bay. Sit back and enjoy Mediterranean inspired dishes, traditional English cuisine and an extensive wine list. Some of our tables enjoy stunning sea views too.
Newquay Riding Centre
For beach and coastal riding try Newquay's long-established stables at Trenance. Hourly rides for novice/nervous riders accompanied by friendly, competent staff and longer treks, too. Group rates available.
The Cornish Print Company, a friendly and versatile printer based in Newquay. Offering a comprehensive range of print products including letterheads, business cards, leaflets, brochures, posters, banners, flags and much more, all at very competitive prices.
Paul Harwood’s Fish House is a new restaurant in Newquay located on Fistral Beach a stones throw from the sea. The inspiration for our food comes straight from the sea, using locally caught fish and shell fish caught straight from Newquay harbour.
Perched high on Newquay's stunning Pentire Headland, the Pentire Hotel sits between the famous Fistral Beach and the Gannel Estuary. Only 5 minutes from Newquay town centre, we also have the South West coast path right on our doorstep which boasts some spectacular walks. Whether you are looking for a relaxing holiday by the beach or a short break away in a beautiful location, our hotel is perfect for you.
Hotel Victoria commands a stunning cliff top location, overlooking the golden sands of Great Western Beach, with the added bonus of having Newquay's shops, restaurants, bars and attractions on its doorstep.
If you are looking for a self catered holiday in Newquay at a 5 star holiday resort then look no further than Piran Meadows Resort & Spa
Behind the dramatic red brick facade, the Victorian grandeur continues, welcoming guests and non residents into a relaxed home from home, complete with roaring fires, comfy sofas, contented dogs, an excellent dining experience and panoramic views.
Sands Resort Hotel & Spa is situated between the towns of Padstow and Newquay at Porth with stunning views over the Atlantic Ocean. The family hotel is only a short walk from the beach, south west coastal path and has a relaxed and child friendly atmosphere.
If you’re on a budget, Berties Lodge offers fun and affordable accommodation in central Newquay.
Ideally located between Newquay and Perranporth, Newperran Holiday Park specialise in caravan holidays and touring.
Porth Veor Manor Hotel is situated on the north Cornwall coast overlooking Porth beach just one mile from Newquay. The wonderful location not only has fantastic views overlooking Porth Beach but is only 1 mile from the cosmopolitan centre of Newquay. The hotel which is one of the newest members to the BEST WESTERN group and continues to give high standards of 3-star accommodation. Recently recognised by the award of a Silver accolade.
Travelling by train to Newquay is a great way of escaping to the sea without having to find a parking space and by sitting back as you glide through the Cornish countryside before entering the haven of Newquay.
With cars situated at Newquay Station and Newquay Airport car hire in Newquay and Cornwall has never been easier
As Cornwall’s leading wedding car hire and luxury chauffeur- driven travel company, it’s about so much more than getting you from A to B when you travel with us.
The Sandy Lodge Hotel in Newquay is an excellent family run hotel based in Cornwall's premier resort. Situated close to the seafront of Newquay Bay, the hotel features en-suite bedrooms accompanied by excellent British Homemade Cuisine including our “All you can Eat” Full English Breakfast,.
Overlooking a picturesque sea inlet, the Hotel California is just a 5-minute walk from Newquay's popular Fistral Beach, set in an unrivalled location for a relaxing (or energetic!) last minute short break or holiday.
Trethiggey is a beautiful park located right on the edge of Newquay and within easy reach of some of the best, golden surfing beaches in Europe. It is set in lovely countryside and is central to top attractions, including the Eden Project.
Trewan Hall, a 17th century manor house, is located in the middle of Cornwall on the north coast between Newquay and Padstow, 10 minutes drive from the nearest sandy beach. It has been run as a campsite by the Hill Family for over 50 years.
Cornish Horizons is one of Cornwall’s leading VisitEngland accredited agencies representing some of the best holiday cottages throughout Cornwall. Choose from a collection of over 450 cottages in hotspot locations including Newquay, Watergate Bay, Mawgan Porth, Padstow, Looe, Newquay and Fowey.
Enjoy the fun of an all weather attraction providing entertainment for the whole family… rain or shine.
Eat, drink and sleep in a charming 16th century inn that stands equidistant between the north and south coasts of Cornwall. A historic location where John Wesley once preached and Walter Raleigh was once MP, The Plume of Feathers, Mitchell, is a long-standing family business that has been thoughtfully renovated into a country pub and B&B in Cornwall.
Newquay's bus services are an ideal opportunity to get to, around and from Newquay town centre. Leave your car at your Newquay holiday accommodation and step on to a bus to get around without the hassle of parking - and then trying to find the car again!
Why not take a bus to Newquay, or coach, and relax while admiring the wonderful scenery. Traveline, a partnership of transport operators and local authorities, can help you link to public transport information for your journey to Newquay and around Cornwall:
We are very pleased to be Cornwall Airport Newquay’s ONLY Official Taxi Provider. Whether you are looking for an affordable airport transfer or discounted airport taxi prices you will always receive a professional, friendly service.
Sit back and relax as you fly into Newquay Cornwall Airport, just five miles outside of Newquay town centre, so you can start your holiday as soon as possible.
Porth Lodge Ten Pin Bowling
If you've never tried ten pin bowling, or wish to recapture a fun activity from your youth, get along to Porth Lodge Hotel to test your skills on their four computerised bowling lanes. Pool tables, snacks and bar meals available.
This award winning self-catering accommodation is nestled in 27-acres of stunning Cornish countryside, in a secluded valley just a short walk from the golden sands of Mawgan Porth Beach.
Crantock Bay is a selection of 5 star luxury 2, 3 and 4 bedroomed self catering properties, all with glorious sea views of Crantock Bay and the coastline beyond.
Try your hand at deep sea wreck and reef fishing on Newquay's premier charter boat Mystique. Half or full day trips or private charters available and all experiences catered for. Rods, bait, tackle and tuition provided. 07974 021 796
Rhino Car Hire offer discounted car hire rates throughout the UK including Newquay Airport. Search for the best deal on car hire with Rhinocarhire.com.
With the top GOLD 5 Star Quality Award & Platinum AA rating Hendra Holiday Park is one of Cornwall’s premier parks. Set in acres of picturesque countryside Hendra has 80 acres of landscaped parkland with superb award-winning facilities perfect for families and couples. Only minutes from Newquay’s vibrant town centre and miles of golden beaches, Hendra is ideally located to explore all of Cornwall.
Self Cater Cornwall has a wide selection of self catering holiday accommodation across Cornwall so you can choose your perfect holiday location and property type.
White Acres Holiday Park is located in 184 acres of beautiful rolling countryside. The idyllic location is perfectly suited for anglers & families to explore the beautiful Cornish countryside as well as having 13 coarse fishing lakes for customers to experience.
Let our qualified therapists treat your mind, body and soul so you are left feeling rejuvenated and looking radiant. Relax in our calming room while experiencing one of our wonderful massages or benefit from a healthy year round glow with our tanning, spa, health and beauty treatments.
Andrew Henwood Funeral Director of Newquay has been providing caring services to the local community for generations.
A fresh, quirky contemporary Australian restaurant using a mix of Australian and Cornwalls finest ingredients to produce an array of dishes
We are the leading UK holiday cottage booking company and are committed to giving all of our customers an unforgettable holiday experience. With a large range of hand-picked properties to choose from in Newquay and beyond, your perfect place awaits.
Surf Rider Train
Everyone enjoys a ride on Newquay's now famous road train. The flexible ticket and hop-on-hop-off service offers excellent value for money and allows you a full day's access to this fun form of alternative transport.
Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa in Newquay is a lifestyle boutique hotel with coastal chic by the bucket load. Recently revamped, the contemporary hotel in Cornwall has 71 luxury-laden rooms and suites, a stylish spa, a laid-back lounge bar and vibrant beachside restaurant.
Our vision is to create a welcoming and ambitious school with a Christian ethos where everyone is respected and inspired to be successful.
One of the finest five-star campsites in Cornwall, Trevornick Camping and Touring Park boasts exceptional quality and service with a wealth of facilities including a heated swimming pool, golf course, fun park, fishing lake and a choice of shops, restaurants and bars.
Crantock Bay Spa is located on the end of West Pentire Headland, overlooking Crantock Beach and the coastline beyond. The ethical and award-winning Made for Life Organics are hand blended here in Cornwall. They mirror our ethos – to respect and protect our natural surroundings and keep our oceans clean.
C-Bay Café/Bar/Bistro opened in October 2013 and sits with an unsurpassed view over Crantock Beach and the coastline beyond.
One of Britain’s leading venues for watersport tuition and hire, with a two-mile beach as your playground. The Extreme Academy at Watergate Bay also plays host to a year-round calendar of sporting events. The Extreme Academy is a specialist school for surfing, bodyboarding, kitesurfing, waveski, hand planing and stand-up paddlesurf, along with technical equipment hire.
Trenance Holiday Park is ideally situated close to the town centre and beaches and alongside Trenance Leisure Park (independently run, facilities charged as used). Our 4 star graded park makes the perfect base for families and couples looking for self-catering accommodation or camping pitches within easy walking distance of vibrant Newquay and the fabulous beaches.
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, The Kilbirnie Hotel features an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, fully equipped fitness suite, and a secluded sun terrace.
This tranquil riverside park, surrounded by beautiful farmland, makes the perfect place to relax and enjoy your holiday. Yet it is close enough to central Newquay, its superb sandy beaches and cracking coastal walks.
Sun Haven Valley Holiday Park is a small family-owned holiday park in nearby Mawgan Porth. Set in the sublime Vale of Lanherne, Sun Haven offers the best of both worlds with spectacular views of the glorious Cornish countryside, only a 15 mins woodland walk from the sandy beachfront of Mawgan Porth Bay.
Heron Tennis is the Newquay Tennis Club and Tennis Cornwall County Centre, neslted in the busy Trenance Park with a wide range of training and facilities for the novice to the extreme tennis enthusiast.
Come and see our wonderful collection of classic aircraft. Only ten minutes from Newquay next to RAF St Mawgan. Sit in the cockpits of our iconic jet fighters. With indoor and outdoor exhibits, 1950s style café, gift shop and picnic area. A really good day out for all ages.
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Trevella Park is an outstanding 5-star holiday park and campsite in Crantock, near Newquay on the north coast of Cornwall.
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Take a walk on the wild side at Newquay's award-winning zoo. Saunter through the African Savanna, wander along the Madagascan Walkthrough and step inside a steamy Tropical House to meet creatures great and small.
A picturesque and contemporary hotel overlooking the world-famous Fistral Beach in Newquay, The Esplanade is a special place where the whole family can kick back and relax together - a stylish home from home! The hotel offers stunning views from inside and out - especially from the lounge where the dramatic seascapes spill in.
Each property has been personally inspected and carefully chosen by an experienced team of property specialists, ensuring they are great places for families and groups of friends to gather together.
Treviglas is a community college situated right in the heart of Newquay, Cornwall.
For over 25 years, holidaycottages.co.uk have been providing a first class service to holiday property owners and customers, helping people find their perfect cottage in popular holiday destinations in Cornwall and across the whole of the UK. Whether you're looking for a dog friendly cottage by the sea, farmhouse on the moors or an apartment in the city, we have something to suit all requirements and budgets.
A world away from Newquay, yet just a short stroll to Fistral Beach, as locations go it doesn’t get much better than this. A real hidden gem on the North Cornwall coast, Lewinnick Lodge boasts a stylish bar and restaurant that’s long been a favorite with locals and those in the know. The addition of our designer bedrooms have transformed this chic secret spot into Newquay’s first boutique lodge, brimming with understated elegance and cool allure.