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Fistral Beach

Newquay tr7 1hy, England
01637 850584
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Ranked #4 of 23 Attractions in Newquay
Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing
Description: This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Great place to surf. Pretty beach and beautiful views. Would recommend visiting. Good for families, groups of friends, couples.

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Fistral is far enough from Newquay to not feel like Newquay and is a lively and vibrant beach with good surf (not ideally for beginners but has beach lifeguards) and lots of events e.g. surf competitions for spectators. The famous Cribbar break off of the headland is near by an is amazing to watch when it is working. Plenty of... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Lovely beach to walk on, during the day there is always something going on, and is great for surfers.

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Perthshire, Scotland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Visited this beach in early September with my elderly mother and a friend. I was delighted to find parking down on the beach, so we were able to enjoy the delights of Fistral beach without the ordeal of having to climb back up for the car. The beach was clean, the toilet facilities were excellent, there was a good selection... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

all you need on this beach shops selling beach wear and designer gear Bar and café where food is reasonable but a bit pricey drinks hot and cold and in August you can watch the surfers in the surf festival

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tucson
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Beautiful beach, tons to do, we walked and watched others. The weather was perfect and the beach was crowded. Plenty of concession/food spots available. Parking in car parks not far and the hike over the headlands past Headland hotel is lovely. Go.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

A stunning beach with golden sand and fab waves. Good bars and a few nice shops. Great for water sports.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Fistral beach is the best for surfing great waves and plenty of room for mistakes . Also once snack bar

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

This beach is fantastic plenty too do and great for walking on the cliffs the views are spectacular.

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

excellent surf, clean sand with areas of no stones. Local beach rental shops are pretty cheap. Parking could be an issue at really busy times.

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