- by Gordon
Towan Beach – Newquay
Towan beach is popular and is often a very busy beach, right in the centre of town. Good size of sand and rock, popular with both surfers and families. Due to its position close to town and within easy walking distance of many hotels and guest houses it is one of the most popular beaches of the Newquay beaches.
Jago’s Island is a tall pillar of rock that rises from the beach. There has been a house on top of this island from the turn of the twentieth century. The house was built in 1901. its various illustrious owners have included Alexander Lodge, the inventor of the spark plug.
Blue Reef Aquarium right by the beach is a fascinating attraction for young and old.
A sand chair is available to hire, please book from the Aquarium, call 01637 878134, a nominal charge of £5.00, plus a deposit.
Parking in the main town with a 10-minute walk and down a steep hill to the beach.
- Beach huts, refreshments and toilets
- Disabled access
- Seaside Award 2006