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Sea Kings Flypast Newquay Bay

The Sea Kings Flypast - 771 Squadron flew around the coast in a 150 mile tour from Helston to Land's End, up to Newquay and over Truro, before flying back to the Lizard via Falmouth. [...]

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Newquay Night Surf Fistral Beach

  The Night Surf started off 13 years ago at Lusty Glaze and recently moved to Fistral Beach. It is one of the biggest and most important surf events in the area and continues to go from strength to strength. This year there is an Open division as well as a Women’s and Pro Junior category and included the Adams Under 18 Boys and Beach Bum U14 Boys divisions. [...]

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Polo on the Beach Watergate Bay

GWR Polo on the Beach will take place on the beach at Watergate Bay on Friday 26, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June 2015.     [...]

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Vintage Newquay Surfing Video

Surfing in Newquay in the 70's.  Archive surfing film of the early days of surfing in the days before mobile phones, when tablets where a medication from the chemist and flares where in. This vintage Newquay surfing video was made in the decade of the Vietnam War, Nixon as president of the United States,  Films like Jaws, The Sting and the Godfather. It was the period [...]

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Blue Reef Creative Creatures

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is carrying on the theme from the recent Art8 Festival by hosting a "Creative Creatures" event over the May Half Term holidays (May 23rd – 31st) 2015. [...]

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Thundercats Experience Watergate Bay

If you have wondered what it is like to be in one of these fast inflatables this is the video for you. Thundercats Experience Watergate Bay This video gives you real feel to what it is like being in one of these boats at high speed and what the experience of being tipped out is really like.  Looks like great fun..   [...]

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Thundercat Racing Watergate Bay

The inflatable catamarans come in all shapes and sizes from manufacturers mainly from South Africa where the sport began way way back in the early eighties. All fitted with either a 2 stroke Tohatsu or Yamaha outboard motor. Video: Thundercat Racing Watergate Bay Saturday 9th of May 9th.  A popular and spectacular annual event held every year. Thundercats are back at Fi [...]

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Newquay Surfers Film Audition

A major movie adaptation of a Westcountry author’s surf novel attracted dozens of hopefuls from the local surfing community auditioning for a role in the film. The Newquay surfers film audition took place in Newquay. [...]

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Families love Newquay because of the choice of accommodation and the great beaches. There are safe and gentle beaches to suit young toddlers or beaches with pounding surf for the experienced surfer.  Come to Newquay and learn to Surf, go Kayaking, sea fishing, coasteering, wind surfing, Kite surfing, seal watching, walk the coast path, enjoy the nightlife or just to relax and watch the world go by.

Come for a festival we have festivals of Surfing, Music, Folk and fish.  Visit the Zoo and see how much the kids just love the antics of the Meerkats and Penguins.  Take the land train around the town walk through the undersea world at Blue Reef.

A great base for exploring the rest of Cornwall visit the fishing villages of the south coast, thee rugged cliffs of the north coast see the landscape where Winston Graham based Poldark and where much of the TV series was filmed.  Go cycling along old mineral Tramways, walking over moors, watch seals play in the surf and peregrine falcons soar and stoop over cliffs.

 

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