Newquay is one of the UK’s favourite holiday hot spots! Previously a sleepy fishing village, it has been transformed into a bustling town known for its super water sports and thriving nightlife. There is plenty to do from playing in the arcades to relaxing on golden sand beach beaches! It is the perfect place for a family getaway!
Take a look at our top 7 things to do whilst you’re in Newquay below!
1. Learn to surf in the UK’s surf capital
You can’t visit the UK’s surf capital without picking up a surfboard!
Newquay is known as surfer’s playground, the perfect place to catch a wave an explore the exposure of the west Atlantic swell channels!
New to surfing and wanting to book lessons? Take a peek at the list below for a few of our favourite surf schools!
1. King surf school
2. Escape Surf School
3. Quicksilver surf school Newquay
4. Fistral Beach Surf School
5. English surf school
6. Westcountry Surf School
2. Relax on some beautiful beaches!
No matter where you stay in Newquay, you are never too far from of its beautiful golden sand beaches! All of which are perfect for a relaxing day out or a busy day full of surfing and body boarding! The beaches of Newquay are what makes the town so fantastic and perfect for your summer holiday!
Enjoy our small list of our favourite beaches to visit when we’re in Newquay!
1. Fisteral Beach
2. Watergate bay
3. Holywell bay beach
4. Towan beach
3.Follow Newquay’s coastal walks!
Strap on your walking boots and hike around Newquay’s beautiful coastal paths! Whether you are in need of that perfect instagrammable location or that perfect leisurely walk, Newquay is the place for you!
Click here to find your favourite!
4.Newquay Blue Reef Aquarium
A fun visit for all, Newquays Blue Reef Aquarium is the perfect place to visit on your holidays! Take yourself on a undersea tour of the UK’s coastline and visit local marine species they have on display! Complete with an underwater tunnel the Aquarium is a great place to learn about British marine life.
Click here to book tickets!
5. Grab a bite to eat!
Feeling peckish after a long day of exploring, why not stop of a grab a bite to eat in one of Newquay’s top restaurants?
Take a look at our list of favourite places to eat whilst in Newquay below!
The fish house Newquay
Rick steins Fistral
Toast tapas and bar
Lusty glaze beach
6. Crazy golf
If you’re watching to steer away from the beach and wanting to do something a bit different whilst visiting, why not head over to one of Newquay’s crazy golf courses and make a day of it!
Pirates Quest Adventure gold
Gilmores Golf, Tacos, Tequila and Beer
Newquay Football golf
Holywell Bay mini golf
7. Hit the arcades!
My own childhood staycation memories are filled with the memories of feeding pennies after pounds into the arcade machines across the UK’s coast and where myself and my family had some of our best fun!
Paying a visit to the arcade is a must do when holidaying in England! It is a real seaside tradition!
So grab yourself a cup of pennies and start playing to win yourself a holiday keyring or teddy to take home!