Huers Hut, Newquay
Surfing at Newquay
Surfing at Newquay
Newquay, in Cornish, Tewyn Blustri, is famous for being the most well known resort in Cornwall and highly acclaimed for its surfing. It is named after the "newe kaye" that is believed to have been built here in the 15th Century.
Newquay is the setting for a number of annual surfing championships with the world famous Fistral Beach being the prime location for these events. Experience the full might of the Atlantic Ocean and thrill to the skill of the competitors' as they challenge the elements for mastery of the waves!
Explore the wealth of beaches which Newquay has to offer. Long stretches of golden sand, rock pools, home to a variety of fascinating marine creatures and discover caves hidden along the magnificent cliffs. See Newquay Beaches on the menu for details.
New Year's Eve in Newquay is a huge celebration with fancy dress and a carnival atmosphere. For information about forthcoming events see Events.
BPSA UK Tour 2004 Newquay.
Newquay has a commercial centre with all the major facilities including banks, a Post office plus a huge range of pubs and restaurants.
In addition to its natural attractions, Newquay has many visitor attractions in or close to the town.
There is a wide range of accommodation available. For holiday accommodation in and around Newquay see Newquay accommodation listings on this page or for accommodation throughout Cornwall visit our Cornwall Accommodation.
The Tourist Information Centre is situated at The Municipal Offices, Marcus Hill. Tel: +44 (0)1637 854020 Email: info@ newquay.co.uk
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Newquay is situated on Cornwall's North coast. It is easily accessed from the A30 or A39 trunk roads.
Newquay Cornwall Airport is a short distance from the town. Buses, taxis and hire cars are available.
For rail travellers, change at Par for Newquay.
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