10 Things Not To Miss in Newquay

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  1. Newquay Harbour
  2. Take a stroll down to Watergate Bay
  3. Fistral Beach
  4. Catch a few waves
  5. Go Coasteering
  6. Porth Reservoir
  7. Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre
  8. Trerice Manor House
  9. Dairyland Farm World
  10. Newquay Zoo

Situated on the North coast of Cornwall, Newquay is a top destination for nature lovers and surfers who love to explore the miles of golden sand the area has to offer. 

If you are planning a trip to the hippest area of Cornwall, here are the top 10 things to do that you cannot miss. 

Newquay Harbour 

The harbour is the most picturesque part of the town where you can stroll around watching the fishing boats come in, before heading to one of the many nearby pubs and coffee shops. 

Take a Stroll Down Watergate Bay 

Situated 3 miles from Newquay, beach lovers should head to the beauty that is Watergate Bay. 

If you are feeling energetic, you can walk to the bay from Newquay in around 50 minutes, but it is quite strenuous. 

The area is popular with surfers and families who love to pack the beach during summer. 

Fistral Beach 

Fistral is arguably the best beach in Newquay and it is certainly one of the most popular among the surfing community. 

Think long sandy beaches and rugged rocks that offer picture postcard views. You can easily soak up many hours at Fistral Beach. 

Catch a Few Waves 

If you have always wanted a surfing lesson, Newquay Activity Centre provides 121 surfing and bodyboarding lessons for surfers of all ages and abilities. 

With over 15 years of experience in the surfing industry, you can rest assured that you will be looked after to the highest degree. 

Go Coasteering 

If you do not fancy a surfing lesson, Newquay Activity Centre also offer coasteering sessions so that you can explore the rugged coastline of Cornwall in the most exciting way possible. 

Porth Reservoir 

Not only is Porth Reservoir a relaxing place to head for a stroll, it is a dedicated bed sanctuary and fishery that will delight nature lovers. 

Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre 

For aviation enthusiasts, the Heritage centre should be your first port of call when visiting Newquay. 

You can explore the exhibitions in the main museum and get up close and personal in the cockpit to try your hand at flying—well kind of! 

Trerice Manor House 

This stunning Elizabethan manor house is owned by The National Trust and attracts thousands of visitors each year. 

After an action-packed day surfing or coasteering, you can explore the delightful gardens and luxury interior of Trerice. 

Dairyland Farm World 

Dairyland Farm World is an award winning activity centre for children that will keep them entertained for hours at any time of the year. 

With an indoor play centre, a nature trail, and a milking parlour, there is a lot more to do other than say hello to lots of cute animals. 

Newquay Zoo 

Newquay Zoo is the perfect day out for families as adults and big kids alike can enjoy getting up close and personal with over 100 animals. 

If you are looking to book a surfing lesson, Newquay Activity Centre has a range of packages on offer for surfers of all levels. 

Get in touch to book your lesson and explore the delights of Newquay.

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