Newquay is the surfing capital of the UK. Newquay’s laid back charm is perfect for everyone to enjoy.
Newquay boasts a range of diverse extreme water activities. Known best for its surf, Newquay is also the place to try out kitesurfing, kayaking, bodyboarding, kite buggying, paddle boarding, coasteering and diving. Whatever your ability, age or fitness level there is something to suit everyone.
Newquay is famous for its stunning coastline, with soft sandy beaches and blue sea. Each beach offers something different, whether you are looking for beaches for the family to play on all day, or somewhere to surf the Atlantic waves, you will find it in Newquay.
Less than an hour drive away from Newquay, the largest indoor rainforest in the world is a must visit. Stunning plants and exhibitions serve as a backdrop to striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and year round family events. It makes a great day out, whatever the weather.
Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre
Explore the world of aviation at Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre. Take a glimpse of bombers, giant in-flight refuelers and more, and feel like a pilot while sitting in the cockpit of an original jet fighter. Moreover, experience an unforgettable flight over Cornwall and admire the beautiful coastline at 1500 feet.
Zoo and Aquarium
You love animals? See over 130 species in the award-winning Newquay Zoo, explore the stunning underwater world at Blue Reef Aquarium or visit the Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek which is the only fully operational seal rescue centre in Cornwall.