Newquay, Cornwall

Newquay Postcard

Newquay has eleven sandy beaches to choose from with plenty of opportunities for surfing, board-sailing, swimming and building sand castles. You are also many caves and rook pools to explore.

Away from the beach the town also offers Golf, Riding, Restaurants, clubs and all the other ingredients for a great seaside break.

Newquay's Local Attractions

From its base overlooking Cornwall's most popular surfing beach, Newquay's Blue Reef Aquarium uses high tech marine displays to recreate a variety of underwater habitats including the county's world famous coastline as well as vivid recreations of warmer Mediterranean waters and the tropical splendour of the Caribbean and its stunning coral reefs.

Formerley known as "Tunnels Through Time", Buccaneer Bay has been revamped as the place to discover the secrets of pirate life and be told tales, TALL and true, as you navigate the mystical coves and lanes of old Cornwall. In the heart of Newquay (and a great place to visit in the wet or extreme heat) brings to life the history of Cornwall & its smugglers.

Set in lush sub-tropical gardens this is the home of many of the world's endangered species and has earned a reputation as one of the best wildlife parks in the country.

Part of Hendra Holiday Park, Oasis is fun for all the family with indoor and outdoor fun pools, three water flumes, a water canon and much more besides. Oasis fun pools are open to non-residents.

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