The Beach Guide

Beaches near Newquay

Map featuring Newquay beaches. Click on pins to view beach details

The beach guide has 15 beaches listed in and around the town of Newquay.

  • Towan Beach

    Towan Beach

    Whilst the name of this beach is Towan, many people mistakenly call it 'Town beach' as it is so close…

    dog friendly lifeguarded toilets beach cafe car park good surf
  • Tolcarne Beach

    Tolcarne Beach

    Large, west-facing expanse of sand that joins up with neighbouring Great Western and Lusty Glaze at…

    lifeguarded good surf
  • Great Western Beach

    Great Western Beach

    The beach is popular with both families and surfers and although it is close to the heart of Newquay…

    dog friendly car park
  • Fistral Beach

    Fistral Beach

    Newquay, if not Cornwall's, most popular beach and at the very heart of the British surfing scene. The…

    dog friendly lifeguarded toilets beach cafe car park good surf
  • Lusty Glaze Beach

    Lusty Glaze Beach

    Lusty Glaze beach is situated in a natural ampitheatre of 200ft high cliffs. Smaller than its more expansive…

    lifeguarded toilets beach cafe car park good surf
  • Porth Beach

    Porth Beach

    Beautifully positioned on the north coast of Cornwall between the Newquay beaches and Watergate Bay…

    lifeguarded
  • Whipsiderry Beach

    Whipsiderry Beach

    Voted in the top 20 of Europe's Best Beaches in the Sunday Times, Whipsiderry Beach is a hidden gem…

    dog friendly car park
  • Crantock Beach

    Crantock Beach

    Crantock beach forms part of the expanse of sand between Pentire and West Pentire headlands. At the…

    dog friendly lifeguarded car park good surf
  • Porth Joke Beach

    Porth Joke Beach

    Situated in a deep cove between headlands, with Crantock beach to the north and Hollywell Bay to the…

    dog friendly car park
  • Watergate Bay

    Watergate Bay

    At low tide the beach at Watergate Bay becomes a vast expanse of unbroken golden sand backed by high…

    dog friendly lifeguarded car park good surf
  • Holywell Bay

    Holywell Bay

    First impressions of Holywell Bay can be deceptive as the main beach is obscured by sand dunes as you…

    dog friendly lifeguarded car park
  • Mawgan Porth Beach

    Mawgan Porth Beach

    Mawgan Porth beach is just far enough from Newquay (4 miles) to avoid the crowds and summer excesses,…

    dog friendly lifeguarded
  • Penhale Sands Beach

    Penhale Sands Beach

    Set on the north Cornwall coast Penhale Sands is part of a Special Area of Conservation. At low tide…

    dog friendly lifeguarded nudist beach
  • Bedruthan Steps Beach

    Bedruthan Steps Beach

    One of the county's more dramatic beaches. It gets it's name from the huge slate outcrops scattered…

    dog friendly car park
  • Perranporth Beach

    Perranporth Beach

    At low tide Perranporth beach and neighbouring Penhale sands join together to form one of the largest…

    dog friendly lifeguarded toilets beach cafe good surf