LayoutThe glorious sandy beaches and rolling waves of Newquay’s five beaches are favoured by holiday-makers and extreme sports fanatics alike – and for good reason. The seaside town has the perfect blend of family-friendly attractions, clean, safe beaches and a wide choice of exciting activities to pick from if you are after something a little more challenging than sunbathing…

Stay at…
The Headland Hotel, Newquay’s iconic hotel, which overlooks the beautiful raw Cornish coastline. The stunning red-bride façade of the Grade II listed building is just a beautiful as the interior, and provides a relaxed base to explore the charms of the town on foot. Or, if you’re after budget-friendly accommodation, there are a great selection of contemporary holiday apartments available to rent, and some very well equipped campsites, including the award-winning Hendra Holiday Park, all within a 10 minute drive of the town centre.

Eat at…
The delicious new Bank St. Bar and Grill, situated on the main high street. This contemporary burger bar serves up a choice of mouth-watering gourmet beef and chicken burgers for under a tenner, and has a rather tempting cocktail menu too! Or, for a meal with a view, don’t miss the majestic Maharajah Indian Restaurant on Cliff Road. One of the oldest restaurants, the curry house has been serving up authentic Indian dishes for over 30 years, and the dining room offers spectacular views over the cliffs and beaches below.

Explore…

  • The five famous beaches – beaches are at the heart of Newquay, and a week-long stay will give you the chance to sample them all. From the central-based Towan beach set just behind the main high street, to the iconic surf of Fistral beach, and the sheltered stretches of sand at Porth beach. Each one has its own unique charm and they make the perfect places for an invigorating morning walk, afternoon sunbathing session or a relaxing evening stroll.
  • The sea life at Newquay Aquarium – located at the head of Towan beach, the Bluereef Aquarium has something for everyone. From friendly sting-ray, to dwarf crocodiles, giant pacific octopus, reef sharks and a giant loggerhead turtle, kids and adults alike will be fascinated by the 40 themed habitats. The centre also holds regular feeding sessions throughout the day, and educational talks for visitors to find out more about the species on show.
  • The surf with Quicksilver Surf School – no trip to Newquay would be complete without a surfing lesson. The Quicksilver Surf School offers world-class lessons to help beginners up to advanced surfers improve their techniques and ride safely. Or, if you’re not too keen on surfing, why not trying the Newquay coasteering route and climb, jump and paddle your way around the beaches coastline?
  • The rare wildlife at Newquay Zoo – packed with over 130 different species, Newquay zoo gives you the chance to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most endangered species, including Red Pandas, Owston’s Civets and Black Wildebeests!

Whether you are after family-friendly fun, or a relaxing week of sand, sea and surf, Newquay is a beautiful town with a huge variety of attractions and entertainment on offer. If you are planning a summer break to the Cornish town let us know what makes it onto your to-do list @MapMarketingUK.

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