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Address: Newquay, England
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Activities: Dining, Surfing

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Spectacular beach

Rolling swell, blue green sea, rocks and cliffs with views to Newquay. Tide comes in a long way so be aware, beautiful hard sand when tide is out. Perfect for running, surfing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Rolling swell, blue green sea, rocks and cliffs with views to Newquay. Tide comes in a long way so be aware, beautiful hard sand when tide is out. Perfect for running, surfing, walking or just watching...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is so worth a visit to this bay for the annual Polo on the beach. There is food, a bar, lots of entertainment all set in the beautiful backdrop of Watergate Bay. This was our third visit and we'll be back

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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Love the beach. Definitely my favourite beach In Cornwall. It's quieter than the others and I think that this could maybe as a result of having to travel a distance from Newquay to get there.

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Northants
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Decided to visit this beach for a change from Fistral on our holiday and weren't disappointed. Easy to park almost on the beach front (usual Newquay parking charges apply so be prepared),

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Stunning beach dog friendly, been here several times never had a problem parking Let's celebrate what we have here in the UK, the view of this beach from Porth is simply stunning Lord knows how I haven't crashed my car admiring this view, especially when the surf is up

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Plymouth
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Very clean gorgeous flat beach without sudden shelving. However, as it's known for surfing there are currents to be aware of so make sure you stay between the flags. Lifeguards are on the ball here so you're very safe. Lots of pools for kids to play in other than the sea itself.

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New Milton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We went to the restaurant on 14/02/2013 avery wet windy dark night , we put the money into the parking machine and entered our car registration , a few weeks later we received a parking fine .parking eye say we did not pay ? We have witnesses, they want us to pay the fine plus legal fees , we have... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is one of my favourite beaches in Cornwall. Very clean beach and water and good amenities and cafe. Car park gets full at times.

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Windy day watching the surfers. Tide was out so we could walk pretty far round the bay. Lovely rock formations & pools to explore.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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728 reviews
444 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is a massive expanse of beach and very popular with surfers as well as dog walkers. A couple of restaurants at the back end so a good destination for the day.

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Address: Address: Newquay, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay

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