Attractions in Newquay
No seaside resort is complete without a range of action packed attractions and Newquay is no exception!
Newquay is home to Cornwall’s largest Zoo where you can get closer to over 130 species in acres of grounds. See the penguins relaxing in their pool, visit the creepiest crawlies in the atmospheric tropical house, watch the big cats get their lunch and learn more about animal and environmental conservation.
Blue Reef Aquarium, close to the sea at Towan Beach is home to seahorses, tropical sharks and stingrays. Situated on Towan Beach in the centre of Newquay, opposite the famous island, the Blue Reef Aquarium is a stunning visit. Be amazed by the local marine species from the Cornish coast to hundreds of tropical species in the gigantic ocean display complete with underwater tunnel.
Newquay remains an important Cornish fishing port and a trip to Newquay Harbour is a must on your “things to do” list. From the Harbour you can join fishing trips and excursions with Newquay’s fleet of brightly coloured fishing boats.
Trenance Gardens in Newquay with its boating lake, fountain and restaurant is a perfect place to stop a while and enjoy the flora and fauna before you discover Trenance Leisure Park, complete with miniature railway, bowling green, tennis centre, crazy golf, pitch and putt, children’s playground, and Waterworld swimming pool. It's all here for you to discover, experience and enjoy in Newquay.