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Things to do in Newquay

Popular seaside resort full of laid back charm

Are you looking for exciting things to do in Newquay? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your free time.

Known for...   Surfing and Beaches


Did you know...

  • Cornwall's first ever Escalator was installed by F W Woolworth in their Newquay store.
  • Sir William Golding, author of Lord of the Flies, was born in Newquay on 19th September 1911.
  • The Beatles filmed part of the Magical Mystery Tour film in Newquay. Scenes were filmed at the Atlantic Hotel and Towan Beach.



 

  Attractions

Pot Tea Training

Paint your own pottery experience.
25 East Street
Newquay
TR7 1DN

01637874868

 

Blue Reef Aquarium

The ultimate undersea safari.
Towan Promenade
Newquay
TR7 1DU

01637878134

 

Newquay Zoo

Over 130 different species. Great family day out.
Trenance Park
Newquay
TR7 2LZ

01637873342

 

Springsfield Play Park And Pony Centre

Pony rides, adventure play and much more.
St Columb
Cornwall
TR9 6HU

01637881224

 

Dairyland Farm World

Award winning farm animal all age attraction.
Tresillian Barton
Summercourt
TR8 5AA

01872510246

 

Holywell Bay Fun Park

With so many different rides, there is something for all the family.
Holywell Bay
Newquay
TR8 5PW

01637830095

 

Lappa Valley Miniature Railway

Three miniature railways running through a conservation oasis.
Benny Halt
St Newlyn East
TR8 5LX

01872510317

 

Holywell And Crantock FREE

National Trust - Unspoilt golden, sandy beaches, estuary and sandy grassland surprisingly close to Newquay.
North Cornwall coast
Near Newquay
TR8 5PG

 

Carnewas And Bedruthan Steps FREE

National Trust - Dramatic coastline with views over huge rock stacks.
Bedruthan
near Padstow
Cornwall
PL27 7UW

 

Lappa Valley Steam Railway

In the unique historic setting of the Lappa Valley you will find loads of fun things to do and discover.
Newquay
Cornwall
TR8 5LX

 

Trerice

National Trust - Delightful Elizabethan manor house.
Cornwall
TR8 4PG

 
 

  Parks

Trenance Gardens And Boating Lake FREE

Trenance Gardens - the jewel in Newquay's crown - were laid out in 1906 and make an excellent location to quietly stroll.
Trenance Valley
Newquay
Cornwall
TR7 2LZ

 

Porth Reservoir FREE

Porth is a mature coarse fishery and designated bird sanctuary. The lake is a peaceful and picturesque site just outside Newquay.
near Newquay
Cornwall
TR8 4JS

 
 

  Beaches

Newquay Great Western FREE

A beautiful sheltered sandy beach surrounded by high cliffs.



 

Newquay Towan FREE

The beach, backed by a sea wall, is completely tide washed.



 

Porth Joke Beach FREE

Secluded sandy beach off the beaten track.
Newquay
Cornwall
TR8 5SE

Recommended by Paul Kippax, Worcester

 
 

  Galleries

Driftwood Gallery

UK's leading Surf Art gallery.
2 Central Square
Newquay
TR7 1EX

01637839088

 
 

  Cinema

Lighthouse

Multi-screen cinema.
King Street
Newquay
TR7 1ND

08712003304

 
 

  Golf

Newquay Golf Club

Newquay Golf Club is one of the finest courses on the North Cornish Coast.
Tower Road
Newquay
Cornwall
TR7 1LT

 

Perranporth Golf Club

Golf Club.
Budnic Hill
Perranporth
Cornwall
TR6 0AB

 

Treloy Golf Club

Golf Club.
Treloy Golf Club
Newquay
Cornwall
TR8 4JN

 
 

  Leisure centres

Newquay Sports And Community Centre

Offering a full range of indoor and outdoor sports facilities, with a varied sports and activity programme for all ages.
Tretherras Road
Yeoman Way
Newquay
TR7 2SL

 

Curves Gym

Women only gym and fitness centre.
Unit 5F
Treloggen Industrial Estate
TR7 2SX

01637870606

 

Newquay Waterworld

Action packed leisure centre. 6 Lane 25m Swimming Pool. Tropical Fun Pool. 2 Water Flumes.
Trenance Park
Newquay
TR7 2LZ

01637853828

 

Oasis Fun Pools

Indoor and outdoor pools with a great selection of fun slides and flumes.
Hendra Holiday Park
Newquay
TR8 4NY

01637875778

 

Bedruthan

Spa, gym and swimming centre.
Trenance
Mawgan Porth
TR8 4BU

01637860860

 
 

  Water sports

Lusty Glaze Beach And Activity Centre

Experience the thrill of adrenaline fuelled activities at this adventure centre.
Lusty Glaze Rd
Newquay
TR7 3AE

01637872444

 

Errant Surf School

Learn to surf.
Trebarwith Hotel
Trebarwith Crescent
TR7 1DX

01637851403

 

Ocean Crest Extreme Sports

Offers a wide range of white knuckle activities from sea kayaking to go karting.
33 Mount Wise
Newquay
TR7 2BH

01637850450

 

Wavecrest Scuba

Scuba diving school.
Monkey Tree Holiday Park
Scotland Road
TR8 5QR

 
 

  Riding

Newquay Riding Stables

Lessons for all ages.
Trenance Lane
Newquay
TR7 2HU

01637872699

 
 

  Climbing

Hot Rocks

Outdoor climbing and coasteering adventures.
Unit 5
Whitecross Industrial Estate
TR8 4HN

01726869162

 

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