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Thought to have been the UK's original surfing beach with the waves being ridden by the lifeguards of the early 1960's, who introduced surfing to Newquay. This beach produced many of the UK's earliest, and current, national and international surfing...more
Almost a hidden gem of a beach.
Beach is very clean and when the tide is out you can walk into Newquay avoiding the high street.
Decent surf for body boarders and surfers.
A nice cafe at the entrance for a beer and some food.
Great Western Beach is less busy than both Fistral & Towan Beach, Newquays most popular beach strips. The reason for that is easy to see: There are basically no amenities here. No pub, no bar, no restaurant. Just a broad and deep strip of sandy...More
We love this place and we look forward to a lovely long walk every time we visit. Our pooch loves running around n chasing her ball & we usually meet other people with pooches to play with too. The beach is a great space to...More
we decided to try this venue for a change , we will be going back there.
although we did not eat , viewing meals that were around and seeing the menu , they looked very appetising and also good value .
we only had drinks...More
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ssh57, Manager at Great Western Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017
Hi - we think this review is for the Great Western Hotel, not the Great Western beach. We do have a restaurant & bar located down on the beach called The Slope Beach Bar + Kitchen at the bottom of the path
Yes, we have The Slope Beach Bar + Kitchen for meals and drinks plus SandBox for drinks, snacks, and ice-creams.
You can hire deckchairs from Newquay Surfing School, also based on the beach.