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Great Western Beach

Great Western Beach beach, Cornwall

Great Western Beach, Newquay is a large sandy beach situated just to the north of Towan beach. It a very popular family beach and is best approached from the west by crossing over Towan Beach. The beach forms a wide crescent at low tide along with Lusty Glaze and Towan, offering plenty of space for beach sports and games, inexperienced surfers or just somewhere to top up your tan. Great Western Beach can also be reached by following the steep path that winds down from the Great Western Hotel.

The beach is just a few minutes walk from the town centre and has all the usual amenities. Great Western lies close to the railway station and attractions. The excellent Blue Reef Aquarium is just about 300 metres away as are a range of pubs, cafés and shops.

Lifeguards patrol the beach between 21st May and the 25th of September and dogs are permitted all year.

Facilities

 Flora and Fauna

 Cafe, shop or pub

 Dogs permitted

 Easily accessible

 Family friendly

 Lifeguard in summer

 Good Surfing

 Toilets

OS Explorer Map 104: Redruth & St Agnes

OS Explorer Map 104: Redruth & St Agnes

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Newquay, Watergate Bay, Holywell Bay and St Columb Major.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowNewquay

arrowPerranporth

arrowPadstow

arrowSt Columb Major

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowWatergate Bay

	arrowSt Columb Major

	arrowPerranporth

	arrowNewquay

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Newquay, Perranporth, Padstow and Truro.

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