Newquay has 15 beaches in and around this popular surfers town, meaning you can visit a new beach every day. It’s more popular is the legendary Fistral beach which holds fantastic surf competitions all year round attracting a large amount of International visitors. Other beaches include Lusty Glaze, Porth, Towan, Tolcarne, Crantock and Watergate Bay which is on the outskirts.
Newquay’s beaches aren’t just great for surfing, but an abundance of other water activities. Give kayaking or paddle boarding a try, or if you don’t fancy getting wet, enjoy a trip out of Newquay Harbour on one of the boat trips that run daily in peak season.
The stretch of cliff path here offers long rambles or short jaunts, where you can watch the waves roll in and out with the tide and find a new perspective to watch the sun go down. Whether your view is from the South West Coast Path on the cliffs above, or on the sand itself, it’s inspiring, relaxing and invigorating.
Newquay is home to a selection of restaurants that offer delicious food, local ales and wines and most importantly, breath-taking ocean views. The Fish House Fistral has an mouth-watering menu serving seafood and steaks. Sit outside on the terrace, or storm watch from its cosy indoor seating. In Newquay you will also find Stein’s Fistral, Lewinnick Lodge, 12 Beach Road and Lusty Glaze Restaurant.
Newquay is a fantastic place for your four-legged friends, with beaches welcoming dogs all year round, including Fistral beach. You can enjoy walks along the South West Coast Path and many dog-friendly eateries for you to stop off and grab a bite to eat or sip on a well earned cocktails as the sun goes down.
Fistral, Porth and Towan beach, along with most restaurants have level access. There are multiple pay and display car parks throughout the town and located directly at the beach. Toilets are located next to most beach car parks. RNLI Lifeguards are on duty between 10am and 6pm throughout the summer months.