Surfing and Holidays in Newquay

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If you are looking for an adventure experience-based holiday, you'll find Newquay in Cornwall the ideal place to visit. Newquay has access to some of the finest coastline to discover in the UK, and an array of top restaurants making the very most of the fresh local daily catch. Newquay often has a keen focus of attention from the Surfing brigade, who adore surfing here in Cornwall, for good reasons too.

Apart from the best line-up of surf events in the UK, fantastic waves and great atmosphere, there are many surfing beaches to choose from. For those in the know, the most famous being Fistral Beach, which can be split into North Fistral and South Fistral – both producing excellent waves, extremely popular in the summer, which unfortunately means crowds. However, you'll find many more beach options to discover for surfing. Here's a few other beaches to check out: Crantock, The Cribber, Great Western, Tolcarne, Watergate Bay, Lusty Glaze, Porth and Whipsiderry. Not all of the beaches have lifeguard services so be careful, be aware of the tides and choose your beach according to your ability and situation if you are choosing to go surfing.

Accommodation in Newquay is plentiful, with many hotels and bed and breakfast options available. If you prefer a quieter and relaxing hotel away from the busy and lively town centre nightlife, the Pentire Hotel in Newquay offers the best of all worlds. Perfectly positioned above Fistral Beach, this hotel offers the ideal location for surfers and a quieter location for those looking for a family holiday or a relaxing short break in Cornwall. They also have a good-sized heated indoor swimming pool. So if the sun isn't shining or the weather changes, you can always have fun in the swimming pool back at your hotel.

Newquay has many family friendly attractions such as Newquay Zoo, Blue Reef Aquarium, Lusty Glaze Adventure Park, Hollywell Bay Fun Park, Crazy Golf Pitch n Putt, Riding Stables, Cornish Birds of Prey, and Trenance Park and Gardens to name but a few. Depending on what time of the year your are visiting Newquay on your holidays, you'll also discover many family friendly events to take part in like treasure hunts, wildlife walks, activity days and beach fun events.

You don't have to be into surfing to choose Newquay for your holidays. Newquay is full of experience-based fun with something to suit everyone at all ages. Whether it's walking, cycling, fishing, diving, sailing, food, nightlife, history and nature - there's much to inspire your thinking in Cornwall.

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Howard Evans has 1 articles online

I have visited Newquay in Cornwall on many occasions and appreciate the beauty of this stretch of the UK coastline. I am lucky to live and work in the South West of England and write on behalf of the Pentire Hotel in Newquay

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This article was published on 2010/12/21