A picture-perfect seaside resort and fishing port makes Newquay a front runner for UK escapes. The scenic town perched on the north coast of Cornwall is famed for its sandy beaches so don’t forget your wet suit as the waves from the Atlantic Ocean make for a strong surf. All this and more contributes to Newquay being highly regarded as a luxury holiday destination.
Newquay has a wide variety of accommodation to suit all including classic house hotels, cottages and luxury, modern five-stars. Set on Cornwall’s Atlantic coast, when staying in the idyllic seaside town you are guaranteed salt air and stunning sea vistas. From family-friendly resorts packed with indoor and outdoor activities to adults-only hotels, there truly is something for everyone.
When visiting, Newquay make sure to take advantage of its fantastic spa offerings. With such beautiful grounds, it’s no surprise that many of the hotels widen your spa experience to the great outdoors. How does taking a dip on a cliff top sound?
As you would expect from one of the nation’s favourite seaside towns, Newquay has plenty of watersports to keep you active whatever the weather! Ride a jet ski, embark on a kayak tour, give stand up paddle boarding a go or book yourself in for a surf lesson. Don’t quite fancy taking the plunge? Then give horse riding, hiking or abseiling a go.
With an array of inviting pubs situated on the harbour boasting pretty beers gardens, fresh fish and chippies and fine dining eateries Newquay offers versatility and deliciousness. With all its culinary ventures you can taste the world here with an array of international cuisines hidden in every corner. Whether you want to dine Indian, Italian or stick to your favourite British grub, this town has you covered. Good food is at the heart of Newquay dining so you can expect organic, seasonal dishes supplied from growers, fishermen and farmers throughout your stay.
If you enjoy shopping, then Newquay’s town centre has lots to offer you. Whether you’re after the latest fashion attire, surfing gear, groceries or souvenirs you will be able to find it here. Don’t forget to browse in the boutiques and stop off for a coffee and pastry at one of the cafes before strolling back to your retreat. Your seaside staycation awaits.
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Newquay Zoo makes for a great family day out! Get close to more than 1,000 of the world’s rarest animals. Surrounded by acres of tropical gardens, you are encouraged to run wild, explore and release your inner animal! Embark on the Wildlife at Night exhibit and get to know the species that avoid the heat of the day.
Good to know
- Nearest Airport: Cornwall Airport Newquay
- Must See: Blue Reef Aquarium
- Best Foodie Hangout: Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall
- After Dark Destination: Silks Bistro and Champagne Bar
Best Time To Travel
|Jan: 8°c||Feb: 8°c||Mar: 9°c|
|Apr: 11°c||May: 14°c||Jun: 16°c|
|Jul: 19°c||Aug: 19°c||Sep: 17°c|
|Oct: 14°c||Nov: 11°c||Dec: 9°c|