Towan Beach, Newquay

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Towan Beach is the western-most of four beaches in Newquay which combine at low tide to cover over a mile of family-friendly sands. Of the four beaches, the north-facing Towan Beach is situated closest to Newquay town centre.


Towan Beach, Newquay

Newquay is a popular destination for holiday-makers and self catering accommodation in the town is provided in Newquay holiday cottages. Truro and Padstow, both 15 miles from Newquay, also provide a range of accommodation options.

Access to the beach is easy for all, and this, combined with its’ proximity to the town centre and its’ shops, cafs, restaurants, pubs, toilets and more, makes it one of the most popular beaches in the area. Car parking is available in the town centre. Surfing is limited during busier times.

A private island, which has featured in several TV documentaries, is located on the east end of the beach, connected to the mainland by a short suspension bridge. Towan Beach sits adjacent to Newquay harbour. Newquay Sealife Centre is situated to the rear of the beach. Lifeguards patrol the beach during peak seasons.


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