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We'd heard of this beach and took a long walk to get there. Well worth it. A lovely clean beach... read more

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Wonderful in everyway

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. We had a sea facing room with a balcony... read more

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Christine D
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This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
Headland Road, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
+44 1637 850584
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Reviewed today

We'd heard of this beach and took a long walk to get there. Well worth it. A lovely clean beach popular with dozens of surfers. Lots of dogs and owners chasing about. One area was roped off into lanes with lots of men and ladies...More

Thank NAIRDA55
Reviewed today via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. We had a sea facing room with a balcony, which if you are staying here is worth paying extra for. Spectacular views and wonderful to wake up each morning looking at Fistral beach and...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed today via mobile

We visited late afternoon/early evening. Parked easily just above the beach and made our way down the steps to the beach. Dog friendly beach, we have two girls under 8 and they love building sand castles, so we spent a couple of hours playing. Lovely...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed yesterday

We wanted to visit a beach on our Newquay holiday and this one seemed the easiest to get to especially with a baby buggy. I must admit it really was easy and even getting the buggy on and off the beach was easy. The weather...More

Thank Lee821974
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely beautiful beach, perfect setting for our engagement 😍 this place will always have a very special place in my heart

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The weather was amazing and the kids loved the surfing. One of the best places in Newquay! Will be back next year

Thank SeanJ1975
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on a sunny but windy day. It was lovely to see surfers in action. The beach was clean and it was lovely just to walk then rest and just watch the sea and chill

Thank anse134
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The famous beach for surfing was what we were looking for,we had an excited 8 year old with is who just loves the sea but has never been surfing. Hiring a wetsuit and body board from the whole day is inexpensive for a day's worth...More

Thank Davidmreed
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in an apartment overlooking the beach.watching the surfing was breathtaking. We walked on the beautiful sandy beach and had a drink in one of the main bars near the beach

Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic beach especially if you are into surfing etc. Very clean beachand looked like everyone was picking up their dogs mess. Cracking restaurants at the beach with great food at good prices. A must visit if you are in Newquay.

Thank sandy m
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Highly recommend a park called HENDRA approximately 10 mins drive or a bus stop outside. May not be the cheapest around tho. Worth a look.