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Newquay Guide Newquay is Cornwall’s most popular holiday destination with fantastic beaches, a wonderful range of accommodation and lots to do.  A holiday destination with something for every family.

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Cornish Choughs Towan Headland

https://youtu.be/VWh_B7eHX88 "Cornish Choughs are a bird in the crow family, one of only two species in the genus Pyrrhocorax. Its eight subspecies breed on mountains and coastal cliffs from the western coasts of Ireland and Britain east through southern Europe and North Africa to Central Asia, India and China. This bird has glossy black plumage, a long curved red bill, r [...]

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Bloodhound Newquay 2017

The 1000 mph supercar powered by a jet engine was seen by thousands of school children in October 2017 at Newquay Airport to watch the final high-speed trials following a full month of testing. The two videos below show the events from that day and the other the background and the important part that Newquay and in particular the Aerohub played in Bloodhound Newquay 2017. [...]

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Surfing the Cribber

Surfing the Cribber - the opportunity to surf this wave only occurs when it appears a few times between September and April. The very large waves are caused by the low-pressure systems in the Atlantic which triggers the huge swells which then rise up as they pass over the reef. Surfing in these conditions is extremely dangerous and should only be attempted by professionals or v [...]

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Making Family Memories in Newquay

It really is not at all surprising that COAST magazine readers voted for Newquay as the best family holiday destination; Cornwall is the perfect destination and staycation for families. Newquay itself has a very obvious draw with 11 beautiful beaches within easy reach providing the opportunity to surf, body board, or simply jump waves, make sandcastles, and write your names [...]

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Newquay Dolphins December 2016

December 2016 - Newquay A pod of Dolphins captured on film while on a trip with Newquay Sea Safaris..  A large pod of common Dolphins swimming in the bay.  Visit web site. [...]

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Boardmasters 2016

Click to Watch the Video Boardmasters Festival is an annual event held in Newquay, usually held over four days in mid-August. The event is a combination of live music and surfing/skateboarding competitions in and around the town of Newquay. The festival has a heritage that goes back to 1981 and a current capacity of over 40,000.The majority of the music performance [...]

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Fistral Beach Night Surfing

Night surfing competition at Fistral beach in Newquay. Part of the UK Pro Surf Tour. [...]

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Fistral Beach again.

Fistral Beach from the air. Newquay's most famous beach seen from the air. [...]

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Santa Surf Newquay

Santa Surf Newquay Video - Surfing Santas raising money for Cornwall Hospice care on Fistral Beach. An event organised by the Joe Way appeal. [...]

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Newquay Zoo 2015

Newquay Zoo 2015 - A year in the life of the Zoo A short video covering a year in the life of the Zoo new arrivals, Penguins, deer, a visit of the Royal Cornwall Show and more. [...]

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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.