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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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Latest Newquay Guide Blog Posts

  • Surfing the Cribber Surfing the Cribber November 10, 2017 - 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 […]
  • Towan Beach Making Family Memories in Newquay February 22, 2017 - 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 […]
  • Newquay Zoo 2015 Newquay Zoo 2015 December 17, 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.    
  • Blue Reef Creative Creatures Blue Reef Creative Creatures May 15, 2015 - 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. Blue Reef Creative Creatures: The staff at the Towan Promenade wildlife attraction are inviting visitors to get creative by using the aquarium’s aquatic inhabitants […]
  • Thundercat Racing Watergate Bay Thundercat Racing Watergate Bay May 13, 2015 - 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 […]

Latest Newquay Guide Videos

  • Fistral Beach Night Surfing August 13, 2016 - Night surfing competition at Fistral beach in Newquay. Part of the UK Pro Surf Tour.
  • Newquay Zoo 2015 Newquay Zoo 2015 December 17, 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.    
  • Phillip Schofield Huers Hut October 29, 2015 - Phillip Schofield Huers Hut In an interview with the Cornish Guardian on the Hures Hut, Phillip said: “I watched the campaign to look after the hut very carefully and it wasn’t very successful; it closed before I really got to grips with how to donate, as well as how poorly it had all become,”. The […]
  • Taylor Knox visits Newquay Taylor Knox visits Newquay June 10, 2015 - Surfing legend Taylor Knox visits Newquay’s Watergate Bay. Saturday 6th June – Taylor Knox visits Newquay Surf and travel brand Reef together with Carve magazine brought legendary Surfer Taylor Knox to Watergate Bay Newquay for a day of surfing with the local kids. Over one hundred kids turned up for the Reef ‘Get Your Hack […]
  • Pentire Fistral Crantock Video Pentire Fistral Crantock June 1, 2015 - An aerial video from AirVue taken over Pentire Fistral Crantock. This shows off the spectacular coastline both the rugged cliffs and wonderful beaches around Newquay. With Kind permission of AirVue
© Photograph of Lifeguards Towan Beach with kind permission of Robert Pittman (Flckr)

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