A few words about Newquay...
has a long established tradition of hosting holiday
makers. It offers nine sandy beaches
and a range of attractions for a perfect family holiday
The town is regarded as surfing capital of the UK and it is a true centre of surfing industry, with surfing schools, clothes shops and board manufacturers. Fistral Beach is famous for producing powerful, hollow waves and holding a good sized swell and host an international surfing championships.
The resort is known for its anuual events including 'Run to the Sun' on May Bank Holiday attracting Volkswagen camper van owners.
Relentless Boardmasters Festival takes place at Fistral beach, with a music festival taking place at Watergate Bay.
Newquay has lively nightlife. There is a wide selection from chillout bars and traditional pubs, to beachside cafes nightclubs and organised bar crawls. Many venues offer live music featuring local and international acts.
The Park is withing a walking distance from Newquay Zoo opened in 1969 and Waterworld fitness and leisure park offering a range of activities for children and adults.
Newquay has something for everyone and walkers will enjoy South West Coast Path which runs through the town. The Japanese Garden & Bonsai Nursery in
St. Mawgan, Newquay is a tranquil place where you can relax after an active day it town.
Crantock, Holywell and Cubert are beautifull villages with village inns, shops and churches to explore. Further inland there are Lappa Valley and St Newlyn East which used to be important mining areas,now it is a lush green valley bordered by the village on one side and the National Trust house and gardens at Trerice on the other.
Within a few miles you'll discover Mitchell with its 16th Century Coaching Inn and acres of Cornish grown pick your own fruit and then Summercourt home to Dairyland Farm World and St Columb Major - one of only two places where the ancient Cornish tradition of hurling can still be seen. At low tide you can walk to Whipsiderry Beach with it's golden sands and magnificent Cathedral, Concert, Boulder and Fern caves.. Always check the tide times before visiting. Back on the road and Watergate Bay comes into view - time for refreshments on the beach or perhaps some extreme sports at the Extreme Academy.
The enigmatic Bedruthan Steps are always worth a visit - giant stacks of granite towering out of the Atlantic - look out for the cliff top tea rooms, and then on to Mawgan Porth, a delightful bay with golden sands, local pub, pitch and putt and seaside fun for everyone. One more stop on this trip, St Mawgan Village - a real delight with a proper village green and play area, craft shops Bonzai Japanese gardens and the Falcon Inn a truly local village pub.
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Kat & Marek Sulinowski Liskeard, PL14 3TY, Cornwall tel. 07804 814 189