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“Good Beach for all”
Review of Fistral Beach

Fistral Beach
Ranked #1 of 62 things to do in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good Beach for all”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

We spent a lovely afternoon at Fistral Beach. The beach itself is clean despite dogs being allowed on there. Ideal for those that want to relax, build a sand castle, play beach games and body board / surf. There were plenty of life guards which was reassuring as it was the first time we had tried body boarding. Great fun.
BE WARNED though. We parked at the Tower Road car park which was a good 10 mins walk from the beach through the golf course and bought a car parking ticket. We arrived back with about a minute to spare to the car. loaded up and then my husband started to chat the owner of VW van that had bikes on it and my husband loves bikes. then my son decided that he needed the toilet so we ended up leaving 21 mins after our parking had officially run out and we got a £60 fine.They have parking eye car park management.Yes technically we were over but there were loads of spaces available we had paid our £4.80, we were back at the right time and never thought that a friendly chat in the car park would cost us so much. It had never crossed our minds to go back and top up the extra 20 mins. A very expensive afternoon at the beach

Visited August 2013
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Halifax, England, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“paradise for surfing”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

it's an excellent beach and very famous worldwide for surfing as it is located on the west side of newquay so the big waves comes from Atlantic and a nice spot for surfing; also you will get amazing scene of the sunset; be prepared with with photo gear before the sunset

Visited August 2013
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London
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“For surfers. Very clean and pretty”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

The main UK international centre for surfing, with a great waters centre. Hotel and cafe near by. Very very clean beach, with good surf. SURFERs love it here.

Visited September 2013
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Going to this beach was a test of my photographic skills - determined to get some pictures of surfers actually surfing - successful in the end.

Visited September 2013
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england
Level 6 Contributor
206 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“always brilliant!!”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

always have a great time here, lovely clean, big beach, plenty of life guards, great for kids, a great time had by all.....AGAIN!!!

Visited September 2013
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