Newquay  is the surf capital of Great Britain. Generally a youthful vibrant city located in the county of Cornwall. Check out the official award winning tourism website here for actvities, beaches, maps, downloads, blogs and accommodation.
Get in 
By road 
Follow the M5 to Exeter, then take the A30 to Newquay. Leave there and continue on the A392 which takes you directly into the town.
By train 
Newquay is connected to the national rail network via a branch line linking to Par Station. There are frequent services from Par to London Paddington, Manchester and Glasgow (and points between) and vice versa. Connecting trains on the Par-Newquay branch line are limited to a few per day - check before travel to avoid long waits at Par.
By coach 
Daily services operated by National Express go directly to Newquay from all parts of the country. Local bus services to many parts of Cornwall are operated by Western Greyhound, Summercourt Travel, First Devon & Cornwall and Truronian.
By plane 
Newquay has its own international airport, which has daily flights to London Gatwick and Manchester, operated by Flybe, plus summer flights to Edinburgh. The airport is located a bit outside of the town (about 20min by car) and can be reached by bus or taxi. When departing from Newquay Airport be prepared to spend £5.00 extra tax used for the extension of the terminal building).
Get around 
All places in Newquay are within walking distance.
- Tunnels Through Time, St. Micheals Road TR7 1RA, ☎ 01637 873379, e-mail: email@example.com. Open from April to October from 10AM to 4PM.. 4.40 Adults, 2.20 Children. Discounts for students (ID required) and families.. A museum dedicated to Cornwall's history and legends. Phone for more details.
- Run to the Sun Festival. taking place at the end of May, this festivals brings loads of people in VW camper vans, Beetles and other cars to the city. The festival is a typical VW festival and is supported by live-DJs and live music.
Blue Reef Aquarium This aquarium is right next to Towan beach. Although it is small is well worth checking out. It has an octopus along with many other fish and marine animals, sea horses, starfish, sharks, etc. Also has a fish tank tunnel you can walk thorough.
Newquay is well-known as a surfer's paradise. Therefore it offers plenty of beaches:
- Crantock Beach - quiet beach, 2km away from the city centre along the coastal path
- Fistral Beach - Newquays most popular beach, located to the West of Towards Head. Famous as a surf centre, has life guards during summer months. International surf competitions are held here.
- Great Western- a popular family beach, can be accessed from Cliff Road besides to the Great Western Hotel.
- Harbour - Newquays smallest Beach, very popular with families
- Holywell Bay (North of Perranporth) -
- Lusty Glaze Beach - offers a large variety of shops and restaurants.
- Porth Joke (Polly Joke)
- Porth (North of Newquay)
- Tolcarne Beach
- Towan Beach - (Town Beach) - close to the town centre. Surfing is not allowed at this beach apart from at low tide. The beach can be accessed from the harbour (there are steps leading to the beach right from the end of the quay) Parking space for car is available, dogs are allowed too.
- Watergate Bay (North of Newquay)
- Newquay Golf Club, Tower Road, TR7 1LT (http://www.multimap.com/maps/?zoom=16&countryCode=GB&qs=TR71LT), ☎ Club House: (01637) 872091. £31 non-member. A semi-private golf club in 1890. Total yardage Championship:6141, Mens: 5708, and Womens: 5364.
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- The Central Inn - Nice pub, if you are not bothered with the television screens playing MTV all the time. Serves good food.
Newquay's town centre is home to a large number of nightclubs listed here .
- St Christopher’s Inns Newquay (Newquay Hostel), 35 Fore Street, Newquay, Cornwall, UK, TR7 1HR, ☎ +44 163 785 91110, fax: +33 140 343 440, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: 11AM. £10.50 with breakfast included. A rugged but well maintained hostel located on the cliff above Towan Beach. Attached surf school and backpackers bar.
- The Square House, Chapel Hill, tel. 01637 872094 - Nice Self Catering Holiday House, great location. Sleeps up to 12
- Minerva Hotel, The Crescent, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1DT, overlooking the ocean,close to city centre, friendly staff. (Tel. 01637 873439)
- Pendeen Hotel, 7 Alexandra Road, Porth, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 3ND, very nice hotel. They have great food. Their specialty is seafood. Tel. 01637 873521
- Goofys - Boutique Hostel, Headland Road, Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HW, Take a blend of facilities - from Hotel, Bed & Breakfast, Surf Lodge, Hostel - together with one of Newquay's most prominent and popular locations - and you get a Boutique Hostel - Goofys. Tel. 01637 872684
Stay healthy 
While Cornwall may seem harmless, it has the highest chlamydia rate in the country due to the large number of tourists, mostly in Newquay.
- Newquay.co.uk is the independent website for Cornwall's No.1 resort. Find Newquay Accommodation, Things to Do, Events, Places to Eat, Tourist Information, Newquay News and much, much more 
- Newquay Tourist Information Centre on 01637 854020 or visit the official website here 
- Cybersurf @ Newquay Internet Cafe, opposite Somerfield Shopping Centre. A friendly, small internet-cafe, with laptop connection service. (call 01637 875497 for more details on opening times)
Go next 
- Go for Land's End, Englands most southwesterly point.