Visit Cornwall-Newquay

This is Poldark Country

On Cornwall’s spectacular northern shores, where the Atlantic breakers roar onto glorious beaches, discover fabulous countryside, immense tranquillity and a wealth of things to see and do.

Newquay, with no less than 12 sandy beaches, has earned the title of surfing capital of England, but you don’t have to catch waves to coast through a pleasant day by the seaside. Bustling Newquay Harbour is a must-see, and you can hook up with fishing trips and excursions. 


Family friendly attractions

The bright, wide-open spaces of the beaches are ideal for all the family, plus Blue Reef Aquarium on the town seafront boasts sharks and rays. Another creature feature is Newquay Zoo and its lions, sloths, penguins and tropical creepy crawlies.  Stroll in Trenance Gardens and have fun in Trenance Leisure Park.

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And plenty for the grown-ups to unwind too...

You’re in Poldark country, so delve into the old tin mining landscapes and hands-on history at Tolgus Mill near Redruth. High up on atmospheric Bodmin Moor, at centuries-old, iconic Jamaica Inn, be captivated by the Smugglers Museum. Your inner artist will appreciate lovely St Ives, where so many great painters have found inspiration. Land’s End, western most tip of England, is just a few miles further. Don’t forget to have a Cornish ice cream or two.

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