Newquay is home to some of the finest sandy beaches in the UK. Fistral beach, Crantock, Towan and Lusty Glaze to name a few...
All along the stunning Newquay coastline you will find numerous beaches, each with their own unique character and vibe. At the far west of the town lies Fistral beach - the spiritual home of the UK surfing scene. Right in the heart of the town is Towan beach the bucket and spade type traditional UK beach that has retained all the charm of a bygone era. It's hardly surprising that Newquay has been voted as “one of the nations favourite seaside towns” in the prestigious Which Holiday Survey and “Best Family Holiday Destination” by readers of COAST magazine (source: visitnewquay.org).
The Newquay Information Website have put together this handy guide to all the beaches in the Newquay area. There's so many wonderful beaches to choose from that you may miss one on your visit if you fail to plan ahead of your stay!
The full list of beaches in the Newquay area
Heading north just a couple of miles up the coast road from Newquay you will find the glorious Watergate Bay. The beach is a favourite with Read more »
Little Fistral is a beautiful little spot tucked away behind the rocks at the north end of Fistral Beach to the west of Newquay. Just take Read more »
Lusty Glaze Beach is a hive of activity not just in the summer months but throughout the entire year. Get down to Lusty and take part Read more »
Porth lies just on the outskirts of Newquay itself. A freshwater stream divides the beach into two halves. On one side of the beach you will Read more »
Whipsiderry Beach lies between Porth Beach and Watergate Bay. Due to difficult accessibilty it is one of the quietest beaches in the area. It is only Read more »
Travelling from Newquay to Crantock will take only a few minutes by car or is a pleasent walk over the headland that divides Fistral and Crantock Read more »
Tolcarne Beach is situated below Cliff Road just before you hit Newquay town centre. This stretch of Newquay was once where you would find well dressed Read more »
Just across the road from the Newquay train station you will find Great Western Beach. The beach is accessed by a slip road. At the foot Read more »
Towan Beach lies at the heart of Newquay Town centre. Just a short stroll from the lively shopping area it is both a convienient and pleasent Read more »