Newquay occupies a benign slice of the English Riviera, where the sun shines generously and hippies still flock in 1970s VW vans, hoping to recapture the flower-power dream. There’s a beach for almost everyone, from the quiet and family-friendly Porth Beach to the west-facing Fistral Beach, where you can hit the curling surf. Throughout the day, you can dine on seafood so fresh, you might still be able to taste the sea. For after-dark hedonism, Newquay's provocatively named Lusty Glaze Beach is the place to be for loud beats until the early hours. 

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  • 10 Best Restaurants in Newquay

    The best restaurants in Newquay include places serving great food with spectacular views of Cornwall's northern coast. After a day on Newquay's famous beaches – whether riding the waves, soaking up the sun, or taking in the views – discover attractive menus and settle for a pleasant meal at one of the many great restaurants and eateries. Join us as we...

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Where to shop & what to buy in Newquay

  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Newquay

    Shopping in Newquay heavily leans towards the town’s reputation as one of Britain’s main surfing hubs. With well-defined retail hubs and a thriving independent scene to explore, it’s a great place for stocking up on quintessential surfwear or for picking up quality local produce to create a delicious Cornish cream tea. Newquay boasts exceptional seaside retail therapy alongside that salty Cornish...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Newquay

  • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Newquay

    If you’re wondering about the best things to do after dinner in Newquay, you might be surprised to hear that it’s not all about busy nightclubs and rowdy bar crawls. Newquay may have a bit of a reputation as being a haven for stag and hen dos, but there’s far more to the UK’s premier surf spot than just boozy...

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