- by Gordon
Tolcarne Beach – Newquay
Tolcarne Beach nestles in a beautiful crescent-shaped bay set against a background of cliffs. The beach offers soft sand, easy swimming, fun family surfing, exciting rock pools to explore at low tide, sea fishing and the unique ‘Tolcarne wedge’ for boogie boarding. Cleaned daily in the summer.
The beach shop has all you need for the perfect day on the beach – buckets & spades, wetsuits, boogie boards, sun cream, swimsuits & beach games. Beach huts, windbreaks & loungers are available for hire, as well as surf & bodyboards (foamy, custom or boogie), wetsuit & accessories. Hire by hour or day.
The surf school on the beach offers individual and group surf lessons for the novice or intermediate surfers. Open all year round. Qualified BSA instructors with top-quality equipment and suits. Call 01637 872489.
Lifeguards are on duty from Whitsun to the end of September.
The Venus Cafe, located right on the beach, offers an excellent range of local and organically produced food and drink. The Venus Company specialise in the best alfresco style dining experience and have recently picked up Gold England for Excellence Sustainable Tourism Award. Open for breakfast, lunch, ice creams & early evening meals. 9 am to 6 pm every day in the summer (open later on fine evenings). 10 am to 5 pm from Easter to the end of October. Weekends & school holidays every day and is closed in the winter.
No dogs are allowed on the beach between Whitsun & the end of September.