Newquay, in Cornwall is a popular coastal town in the very south west of England. Whether you choose to stay within one of the nation’s favourite seaside holiday destinations or venture out to see what other wonders lie in sunny Cornwall; arrive in Newquay airport in no time and begin your coastal break.
With a bustling harbour area, gorgeous coastal scenery and fantastic beaches Newquay is a real favourite with families looking for a holiday a little closer to home. With fantastic activities in and around Newquay, there is plenty to keep the family occupied, from taking a journey on a beautiful steam engine at the Lappa Valley Steam Railway to embarking on an unforgettable voyage at the Pirate’s Quest. Furthermore in recent years, Newquay’s nightlife has become legendary with its enormous selection of clubs, pubs and themed bars so there is certainly something for everyone.
Newquay is not the only gem that Cornwall holds so you may wish to travel further afield to see what else this peninsula has to offer. In fact Cornwall is bursting with picturesque fishing towns with the likes of Padstow and Mevagissey being just two of the best. Or head even further south to the year round favourite, St Ives where you can enjoy its slight Mediterranean feel as well as its fantastic independent galleries, the Tate Gallery and the impressive Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.
What’s more is that it is not only its coastal towns and a beautiful 300 mile long coast that make up Cornwall but also a range of culture, heritage and beauty just waiting to be discovered. Visit Truro, the region’s only and very small city where you can marvel at the impressive Truro cathedral which certainly dominates the skyline or learn more about Britain’s aviation history at the interesting Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre.