The beautiful beaches of Newquay and the spectacular coastal landscapes have Newquay Cornwall’s premier resort. Newquay is the paradise of West Country Beach with its seven miles of beautiful golden sandy beaches and the surfing capital of Britain. Many people say that the beaches in and around Newquay are the best in Western Europe with soft sand and crystal clear waters. With so many beaches in Newquay you will be spoiled for choice. Find beaches with long stretches of golden sand at small secluded beaches from surfing to paradise. You will find it hard to find a place that has a variety of beaches and many beaches are within a few minutes walk from the city center and most of them have great facilities nearby.
Fistral Beach is the most famous surfing spot with Great Britain its western orientation, sustained magnificent golden sand dune. It is also one of Newquay’s largest beaches and where all major events and surf competitions are organized world-class. Fistral Beach is often divided into three zones, which are Fistral of the South, North Fistral and Little Fistral. Fistral Beach is home to the Ripcurl Boardmasters, Europe’s largest surfing, skating and music festival.
Beach In-season facilities – coffee, lifeguards, rental service, shops, surfing lessons, toilets, showers and locker rooms
Access to the beach – Bus service and disabled access on the north side of Fistral beach. By car, follow the signs for Fistral and a car park are either along the road above the beach or parking on the beach itself, but it can be filled quickly in season. It is advisable to park in one of the car parks and long stay on foot Newquay Fistral Beach. TR7 1HY Postal Code
Great Western Beach
Great Western Beach is a west facing beach is reached by walking on sand at low tide Towan or a steep slope leading to Cliff Road next to the Great Western Hotel. The beach is also accessible by a private elevator on the cliffs of the Great Western Hotel. Great Western Beach is a popular family beach supported by cliffs which also has the shade of the beach in the afternoon. Great Western Beach is very popular among beginners and surfers.