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Newquay Travel Guide, United Kingdom

Newquay, UK – Overview: The City of the Surfers

Surrounded by the salt marsh of river Gannel and Porth Valley, Newquay is truly a surfer’s paradise in summer. As the city resides on the coast of Cornwall, Great Britain, it appears to be an attractive fishing port for the tourists. A collection of ten beautiful and accessible beaches make it a worth visiting tourist spot. Due to its magnificent beaches, it is rightly said as the “The Surfing Capital of Great Britain”.

Ancient & Traditional Iron Age

The historical facts relate the life in Newquay with the ancient and traditional Iron Age. The area called Burrow fields shows the complete depiction of ancient civilization of the city incorporated with the pre-historical mounds called burrows. The curve of headland surrounding the harbor of Newquay is a natural protection against bad weather and intruders in past. Formerly known by its fishing port, it now appears as one of the most buzzing tourist spot.

Beaches in Newquay

There are many worth seeing places in Newquay, where you can pay a visit. Plan a visit to Blue Reef Aquarium, which is one of the most buzzing places, after the release of the movie “Finding Nemo”. Plan a visit at the feeding time to enjoy the fun filled acts of aquatic life. Spend a day around the coast of beautiful and yet so natural Fistral Beach. You can also visit Towan Beach which the closest to the city center. If you are a privacy sensitive person, you can rent a beach hut at Tolcarne Beach, which is a private beach.

Getting to Newquay

There is more than one option for getting to Newquay. You can choose a means of transport out of many, as there are well-structured bus routes, rail connection and airline routes connecting to all other major cities. National Express Coach Service has daily routes from the city to all of the other parts of the country. Rail connects Newquay to major cities of Great Britain like London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Restaurants in Newquay

You can test and taste numerous dished during your stay at Newquay. You can try the thick crust pastries at Pastry parlour. Alternatively, you can pay a visit to Maharaja Restaurant to enjoy the Indian dishes with splendid sea views. You can also enjoy pizza with chips and olives at ‘Buzios’ or you can enjoy your dinner at Fistral Blu overlooking the clear beach.

Whether its surfing, food, nightlife or family tourists, you can find everything in Newquay. So, don’t waste your time and plan your next vacation to the city today.

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