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My favourite Newquay beach

Like all of the beaches in Newquay it is clean with lovely sand, great for kids and patrolled by... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Julie F
London, United Kingdom
Quiet beautiful sandy beach

We visited early morning, but had a hotel room overlooking this beach and it never seemed to be... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
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“steep walk” (6 reviews)
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“the cliff” (12 reviews)
Newquay, England

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Like all of the beaches in Newquay it is clean with lovely sand, great for kids and patrolled by lifeguards. None of the beaches are really easy to access because of the height of the cliffs, but if you just want to wander along the...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We visited early morning, but had a hotel room overlooking this beach and it never seemed to be crowded. Quiet beach popular with surfers and early morning swimmers. Extremely clean. Beautiful rock formations on the cliffs surrounding the beach. 'Sharp' rather than soft sand, except...More

Thank Sarah238
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We let the tide go completely out and then we walked for about 2 miles , between the cliff hideaway and the rock pools it was just amazing

Thank lauraj20152015
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a great beach with superb bar, restaurant and apartments looking over straight onto the sand, there are steps from the main road at the top of the cliff and a sloping road coming down, the beach is clean and tidy, excellent food and...More

Thank robert w
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We spent everyday of our holiday here last year. Enjoyed it so much we are returning again, this year

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Just visited for a walk but the beach is clean, the sand is nice and the sea is very pleasant. There are nearby food & drink and toilet facilities and very near the town centre. Like most of the beaches in Cornwall it's very nice....More

Thank PeterBaker36
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Steep access but good facilities and looks good for the surf. No dogs allowed but no parking facilities

Thank alanrbax
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great beach with Loverly views. There is a cafe and bar and the beach huts look brilliant. It's not to far to walk to the sea and once the sea goes out it reveals lots of little cave and great places to go fishing with...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Best break we have had due to the good weather for 5 out of 7 days. Apartment was well presented and the sunsets to die for.

Thank fortrusf42
Reviewed 11 August 2016

As beaches go this is the best beach in Newquay. Its ideal for the novice surfer but also for those who just want to lay on the beach and sunworship.

Thank Roger W
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