Newquay Attractions

Things to See and Do in Newquay

A vast range of exciting attractions awaits you in Newquay. There are loads of things to see and do whatever the weather and for all the family. From the Aquarium and Newquay Zoo to exciting adventure playgrounds, Newquay boasts a world of family attractions away from its beaches.

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Newquay Road Train

Everyone enjoys a ride on Newquay's road train, the best fun transport around the resort. Use it to visit the Zoo or Trenance Gardens or just to explore the town.

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Newquay road train

Gardens in Newquay

Visit the lovely Trenance Gardens with their exotic trees, plants and shrubs. You can also take a walk through Trenance Gardens to the Boating Lake.

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Newquay Beaches

Newquay is renowned for having the finest beaches in Britain. Newquay's beaches provide the opportunity to surf, swim, make sand castles and much more.

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Towan beach

Newquay Harbour

Newquay's Harbour is not just a working fishing port, but also a pleasure area where you can compete in races, take sea-trips or just sit and watch the fascinating scene.

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Newquay Harbour

Swimming in Newquay

Newquay has two excellent swimming facilities available, Waterworld situated near Newquay Zoo and Oasis just on the outskirts of the town, but both with ample parking facilities.

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Skating in Newquay

If your kids have brought a skateboard or bmx with them then let them loose at Wooden Waves, Newquay's skate park.

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Theatre in Newquay

With comedy plays on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from May to October, The Lane Theatre offers you an intimate auditorium and a welcoming bar area.

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Lane Theatre

Tennis in Newquay

Everyone is welcome at Heron tennis centre in Newquay, Cornwall, from those who want to try the game to those who wish to come for a coffee and a bite to eat.

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Heron Tennis Centre

Tree Climbing in Newquay

Recreational tree climbing is a whole new way of tree climbing. Adults and children can climb together and have fun in a safe way.

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Atlantic Coast Line Rail Ale Trail

Sit back, relax and let the train take you on a scenic tour of real ales along the Atlantic Coast branch line – running from the English Channel at Par on the southern coast of Cornwall to the surfing capital of Newquay.

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atlantic line