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Newquay Town in Cornwall

Photograph of Newquay


Newquay (Cornish: Tewynn Pleustri or Towan Blystra) is a town, civil parish, seaside resort and fishing port on the north Atlantic coast of Cornwall. It is bounded to the west by the River Gannel and its associated salt marsh, and in the east by the Porth Valley. The town has been expanding inland since it was founded. According to the 2001 census it had a permanent population of 19,423.

Tourist Information

The nearest source of local information is available from Newquay Tourist Information Centre.

Events near Newquay

Sat, 3 Mar (ca. 18 km)

St. Piran's Bands by the Sands

Mon, 5 Mar (ca. 13 km)

St. Piran's Day

Thu, 8 - Sat, 10 Mar (ca. 16 km)

Duchy Ballet - 'The Nutcrcaker'

Thu, 8 Mar (ca. 16 km)

Art Class with a Cornish Celtic Twist

Fri, 16 Mar (ca. 20 km)

One Voice, One Heart Big Sing - Charity Event for Cornwall Air Ambulance

Fri, 20 Apr (ca. 17 km)

Benji Matthews in Concert - Supported by TAODS Youth Theatre

Fri, 27 Apr (ca. 17 km)

Benji Matthews and TAODS Youth Theatre

Tue, 1 May (ca. 13 km)

Feast of Beltane

Sun, 8 Jul (ca. 17 km)

Truro Race for Life 5k

Wed, 1 Aug (ca. 13 km)

Feast of Lammas or Lugnasadh

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Dining out near Newquay

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

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




arrowSt Columb Major



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

	arrowWatergate Bay

	arrowSt Columb Major




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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