Listing of Newquay Beaches
Cornwall is a county of beaches. There are so many to choose from with the most popular centred around the main holiday centres. Newquay’s growth and popularity since the days Great Western Railway first brought mass tourism to Cornwall has been partly due to its wonderful beaches.
This page lists the beaches both in and around Newquay. One of the UK’s most famous beaches, Newquay’s Fistral beach is the home of UK Surfing .
The claim that you could spend your whole holiday in Newquay and be on a different beach every day is quite true.
For more information on Newquay visit the Newquay Guide web site.
- Whipsiderry Beach Newquay - Whipsiderry Beach Steep steps to reach Whipsiderry beach. At low tide as there is lots to explore; caves, rock pools and dry sand for sheltered sun bathing if the wind is blowing off shore. Whipsiderry Beach is a ten minute drive from Newquay centre but there is limited parking on site, there are no lifeguards […]
- Watergate Bay Beach – Newquay - Watergate Bay Beach – Newquay Large expanse of fine golden sand at the foot of steep cliffs is the outsatnding feature of watergate bay. Annual surfing events and the famous Extreme Academy for all manor of exciting sports activities such as kite surfing, mountain boarding, etc. Level paths down from the car park. The Beach […]
- Towan Beach – Newquay - Towan Beach – Newquay Towan beach is a 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. Towan Beach, Tolcarne and Great Western Beach in Newquay join together at low tide to form a great exapanse of sand. […]
- Tolcarne Beach – Newquay - 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 […]
- Porth Beach Newquay - Porth Beach Porth beach provides a large area of flat golden sand. Very popular with families. Safe bathing. Access: Easy from car park. Disabled access. Seaside Award 2006 Refreshments Toilets Seasonal Dog Ban Regarding disabled access we advise that you contact the local Tourist Information Centre who will be happy to provide further details – […]
- Mawgan Porth Beach – Newquay - Mawgan Porth Beach A large popular family beach, west facing between two steep headlands. Plenty of sand at high tide. Access – easily accessible from the car park across the road. Facilities Refreshments and toilets Lifeguard Seaside Award 2006 Disabled access Beacon Cove- On the southern headland Beacon Cove beach can be reached which is […]
- Lusty Glaze Beach – Newquay - Lusty Glaze Beach – Newquay One of the smallest of Newquay’s main beaches, well sheltered by surrounding high cliffs. Bathing huts on beach. Popular with families. Surfing, rockpools, beach activities, parking, good food, Reached either by walking along the sands northward from the town centre or from a path on the cliff top. Refreshments at […]
- Holywell Bay Beach – Newquay - Holywell Bay Beach Holywell Bay Beach is a large beach with sand dunes. A shallow stream runs down the beach, perfect for paddling. At high tide there is ample room amongst the dunes. Access Easy level walk from car park Services Refreshment and toilets Seaside Award 2006 Disabled access All year dog friendly beach. (Leads […]
- Harbour Beach Newquay - Harbour Beach Newquay Harbour beach Newquay is a small north facing small beach, part of a working harbour where you can watch the fishermen bring back the catch. Only accessible at low tide. Popular with families due to the safe sheltered bathing. Refreshments Limited parking Toilets.
- Great Western Beach – Newquay - Great Western Beach – Newquay West facing beach reached by walking along sands at low tide, or access via a path between the Barracuda night-club and the Great Western Hotel. Surfing, caves and rock pools. Refreshments and toilets Seaside Award 2006 Lifeguard
- Fistral Beach – Newquay - Fistral Beach – Newquay Newquay’s most popular beach. Excellent surfing conditions, a large beach, west facing with fine golden sand. International surfing events regularly take place here. A sandchair is available for hire at Fistral, call 01637 850584 to book in advance, or call in at the beach hire shop or main surf centre. Links […]
- Crantock Beach Newquay - Crantock Beach Newquay Large expanse of golden sand surrounded by dunes. Rockpools and caves. Access – Difficult through steep dunes Refreshments Lifeguard Parking and Toilets Dog friendly