- The most popular Cornish seaside resort is
which was once a flourishing fishing port until the shoals of pilchards gradually disappeared from the coastal waters. Nowadays the harbour, is filled with
pleasure boats, and there is a magnificent stretch of beach, with lofty cliffs and fascinating caves beyond. Newquay is also one of Englands most important
Newquay is probably the most popular family holiday
resort in Cornwall, yet less than a century ago it was only a small pilchard fishing
- Newquay has everything for the holiday maker, beaches,
excellent surfing, gardens, fishing, and cliff walks.
Towans beach is the sheltered end of a mile long stretch of fine,
flat, firm sand ( practical for wheel chair users ) with plenty of
space at low tide. Cliff walks close by. All the amenities of a large
resort are available as it is very close to the town.
Fistral beach is a wide expanse of flat firm wet sand just outside
Newquay. This is a very popular surfing beach and has a life guard
in season. Snack and ice creams and hire of beach goods and surf
boards is available on the beach. One must walk 10 minutes to find a
Dogs are welcome on Fistral
beach all year.
- Local towns and villages to visit..
- Port Isaac
- Sea Fishing in
Newquay from the Camel Estuary and beach at Perranporth. Shark
fishing can be arranged from Newquay.
- Sailing on the Camel Estuary. Harbour authorities
should be consulted about off shore sailing.
- Newquay is the main centre. Surf-boards can be
hired on all the main beaches. Championships are often held at
Newquay Caravan and Camping
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