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Address: Newquay tr7 1hy, England
Phone Number: 01637 850584
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This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.

This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.

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Awesome time at Fistral. Not very accessible for my mother in law in wheelchair due to steep incline. Immaculately clean and tidy. Excellent views and Surfers paradise Well... read more

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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Awesome time at Fistral. Not very accessible for my mother in law in wheelchair due to steep incline. Immaculately clean and tidy. Excellent views and Surfers paradise Well worth a visit

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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Big gorgeous beach with plenty of waves for surfers. Sand is everywhere and it's great just to walk along the beach feeling the water on your feet. When tide is a bit out-rocks create little pools of water, great for kids to explore. Dogs are allowed and it's fun to watch them running around. Very clean. Loads of places to... More 

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Thank elena c
Rochford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a lovely beach with good waves for bodyboarding and less experienced surfers. Lifeguard cover is very good. Only drawback is the number of people there when we visited in August.

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Thank Peter W
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A serious world famous surfing beach and a great location for a beach day and plenty of facilities for eating and drinking...word of warning ...do not take any young children or non swimmers in the main tide without accompanied adult good swimmers..Excellent life guards on duty and advising all the time where safe to swim but despite all this ..this... More 

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Thank terencewilley
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is probably the most famous beach in Newquay. It us busy when the sun is out this place gets full. Good place to learn to body board and surf. We had a good time but if you don't like crowds then you need to go somewhere else.

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Thank Santa1973
Warrington
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72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This has to be one of the best beaches I have ever been to I my life. A gorgeous view of it when you come in from the car park in the town which is a 5 minute walk down a stoned track. It is life guard patrolled and they have a section for bathers anybody boarders away from the... More 

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great day out for all ages, plenty of little shops alongside the beach and great places for food. My children couldn't wait to go back to the beach to bodyboard, kept them entertained for hours!

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Thank Julie R
Oxford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great beach to relax or practice surf. Plenty of places to eat, surf schools, nice bathrooms where you can get changed or even a quick shower, life guards. It was nice to enjoy the sunset and some fish & chips from Rick Stein.

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Cowes Isle of Wight
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of decent shops and bars restaurants, plenty to do, always busy and impossible to park .We always walked as it was easier

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place and fantastic weather on the day. Great for swimming and surfing. Bit crowded because of the lovely weather on the day but was expected. Great day out and good fresh seafood to eat

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