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Beautiful surfing beach with shop and restaurant complex

Situated betwen Perntire Head and the Headland Fistral Beach is a long sandy beach with toilets at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
taclowcoth
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Padstow, United Kingdom
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Watching the waves on fistral beach is a must for anyone visiting Newquay. Seeing the giant waves... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
andykitch
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Selby, United Kingdom
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This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
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Headland Road, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
+44 1637 850584
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All reviews rick stein surfers paradise car park great waves fish and chips life guards great facilities headland hotel rock pools body boarding on duty plenty of space surf school fistral sand lifeguards surfing
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Made a special effort to visit this place in poor weather and found it not worth the effort. Passed plenty of other better restaurants on the way. Food served in paper boxes, mostly rice and small portions.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank droileen
Reviewed 4 days ago

Situated betwen Perntire Head and the Headland Fistral Beach is a long sandy beach with toilets at each end. You can drive along Headland Road and park in the pay and display car park adjacent to the shops and beach or alternatively park on Esplanade...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taclowcoth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Watching the waves on fistral beach is a must for anyone visiting Newquay. Seeing the giant waves or widow makers is so worth it. Drink and enjoy the views from sea spray Cafe over fistral for a treat in winter

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andykitch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach, grew up here knowing it to be quieter which was great. Avoid almost at all costs in the summer and head away from Newquay for sure

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fenn93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came for the weekend for my birthday in November, the beach was beautiful with lots of surfers and dog walkers we went onto the headland to watch the waves crashing against the rocks and even though it was raining it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Toni H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sea was rough and the surfers loved it. There is so many different little gems to see and the walks along the beach are so worth it. Specially if it’s quite.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shayne250978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

May be difficult if not good at walking slightly uneven, lovely long beach and good for a walk and picnic

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lister_natalie82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surfers heaven with its great waves, clean sandy beach, wide choice of eateries and a clean shower/toilet area there is little left to want. There are surf schools with board and wet suit hire shops so even novices can enjoy a day out. Kids will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank markdBS379XD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely long, sandy beach with so much to see and do! Dog friendly with a lovely surf rental shop and a few good bars and restaurants nearby. I’m pretty sure there are lifeguards all year round!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BenHumberstone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful opportunity to see the Atlantic in full force, the waves are mesmerising not to mention the many surfers trying their success. The coastal path passes through this beach area with an old Look out on one headland and an old Huers Hut on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Julia B
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Sumy M
July 26, 2018|
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Response from jonfE2739IR | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommend a park called HENDRA approximately 10 mins drive or a bus stop outside. May not be the cheapest around tho. Worth a look.
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