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Fistral Beach

Headland Road, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
+44 1637 850584
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Out of season

Just had a nice walk on this beach, as it was not the time of year for sunbathing 😂 but a lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
meggiez01
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Manchester
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Awesome body boarding fun!

This beach is amazing for waves! Endless fun body boarding and a nice strip of beach to walk along... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jurassicduo287
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This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“car park” (193 reviews)
LOCATION
Headland Road, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
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+44 1637 850584
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"rick stein"
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"car park"
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"fish and chips"
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"headland hotel"
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"great facilities"
in 62 reviews
"on duty"
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"rock pools"
in 90 reviews
"body boarding"
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"great waves"
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"plenty of space"
in 37 reviews
"surf schools"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just had a nice walk on this beach, as it was not the time of year for sunbathing 😂 but a lovely beach and you can watch the surfers.

Thank meggiez01
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This beach is amazing for waves! Endless fun body boarding and a nice strip of beach to walk along. Easily the best beach we've been to in terms of big waves, so much fun!! The parking seems abit dodgy, so if it's possible maybe take...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

this is the most beautiful beach and the surf is amazing no wonder all the surfers go there it has the most beautiful sand too

Thank Block22
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time I've surfed can easily hire equipment and it was amazing, great beach. Will definitely be returning in the summer!

Thank Lucy2117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I write many reviews on trip advisor but i have never considered writing a review about a beach until now. My partner and I were fortunate enough to stay at The Headland Hotel and Spa right on Little Fistral beach. Each morning we opened the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach spotlessly clean great facilities for food etc either end of beach home of British Surfing

Thank M3evodakar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Fistral beach. The parking is reasonable (£3 for the day) and during the winter months dogs are allowed on the beach. At low tide there is loads of room to roam.

Thank James T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit as this is the most stunning place to watch the sun go down. Great beach for dogs. Easy assessable. If you want to park on the beach car park there is a charge but that’s the case across Cornwall. You won’t be...More

Thank Sykers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love Fistral. Such a lovely place. Todays visit we sat on the sand dunes watching the waves crash on the rocks. The beach is clean and well looked after with a good few shops at the North End and a lovely cafe at the South...More

1  Thank Justin H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just one of a number of brilliant sandy beaches all around Cornwall. The beach itself is kepted very clean and, in the summer, staff litter pickers ensure it stays like it. It is also one of the main north coast beaches for surfing,...More

Thank Roddy999
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Susan P
29 September 2017|
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Response from KatyRibbit | Reviewed this property |
I like the Falmouth Bay Seafood Restaurant in Truro.
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Nicky B
27 August 2017|
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Response from sevans153 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, lockers and showers, up the steps next to the toilets.
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kazibeth
30 July 2017|
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Response from Busyasabe |
Yes they are. We were there last Monday. It's a fantastic beach for dogs to run to their hearts content 😌
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