Things to Do
Looking for things to do in Newquay whilst you are on holiday or just visiting for the day then you have come to the right place!
If you are looking for something a little different then take a look on the events page to see what is happening when you are here – who knows it could be when Boardmasters, Polo on the Beach or the Newquay Fish Festival is on!
In Newquay you will find many action packed attractions to keep all the family happy both in the town and the surrounding area – each one a great day out.
Newquay being family friendly has lots of attractions to keep everyone entertained. Newquay is very lucky to have Cornwall’s largest zoo and Cornwall’s largest aquarium along with the interactive pirates at Pirate’s Quest. Just outside of Newquay are two enjoyable small theme parks Flambards and Camel Creek, which are both all-weather attractions.
Looking for a relaxing day admiring beautiful homes and gardens? Then just outside of Newquay you will find the National Trust property - Trerice Manor, an Elizabethan house which has some very pretty gardens and a very good tea room! Throughout the year Trerice Manor hosts many events for adults and children so be sure to check out their entry on here to see what is going on.
Newquay is known as the surf capital of England and with the incredible beaches here it is no wonder that surfing is the main activity. There are numerous surf schools, surf hire and surf shops on the beaches and in the town to get you kitted out and ready to hit the waves. It is not just surfing though Newquay has much more to offer and has all kinds of water sports for you to try.
Newquay activities do not just start and end on the beach, there are plenty more in and around the town including go karts, bike riding, sea safaris, fishing, golf, day tours - exploring some of the other towns and coastline that Cornwall has to offer and Newquay’s very own Cornwall Zorbing if you fancy something a little different!
Whatever your age, fitness level, ability or experience there will be something to suit you and you will be in safe hands with some of the UK’s top coaches and instructors that we are lucky to have here making sure you will enjoy every minute of the fun.
Here in Newquay we are very proud of the beaches and when you see them you will see why! It is not just us who think they are the best around. Fistral Beach, Porth Beach and Crantock Beach have all been voted in the Top 25 Beaches on Trip Advisor.
Wherever you are in Newquay or the surrounding areas, you are guaranteed not to be far from one of these stunning beaches - all of them with golden sand and Atlantic breakers, each of the beaches offer a different beach experience for every day of your stay.
Places to Visit
Whilst you are staying in Newquay for a couple days, a week or even just for the day here are some of Newquay’s hidden gems that we think you would like to visit:
Special Offers and Discounts
Throughout the year many of the attractions and activities have special offers for you to take advantage of whilst you are visiting Newquay.
For a full list of the special offers please click here
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