Located on the North Coast of Cornwall, Newquay is considered one of the UK’s best seaside destinations. With 7 miles of sandy beaches, and stunning coastal views, it is a great family resort. The town has an abundance of top-quality accommodation, restaurants, amusements, shops, and activities to enjoy, with a laid back atmosphere to get you in the holiday mood.

The town is well-known for playing host to the UK’s biggest surfing championships and other watersports on Fistral Beach, including the Boardmasters Festival. On the seafront, the Blue Reef Aquarium features an underwater tunnel going through a coral-reef tank with pufferfish, sharks and rays. Newquay Zoo is situated further inland, it houses hundreds of different animals and species, from lions to wildebeest.

Newquay is accessible by the A30, which is being continually improved for ease of travel. The Cornwall Airport acts as a gateway to other cities in the UK, as well as mainland Europe and beyond. For accommodation, you have of lot of choice, with many hotels, B&Bs, self-catered properties, hostels, and camping available.

So if you’re looking for a couples getaway or a family holiday with a plethora of sun-soaked shores, activities, and places to relax, then Newquay is the place for you.

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Main Attractions: Beaches, Aquarium, Zoo, Surfing Competitions

Accommodation: Hotels, B&Bs, Hostels, Camping, Caravans

Food: Restaurants, Takeaways, Ice-Cream Parlours

Accessible Via: A30

Coast: North

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