20 Best Things To Do In Newquay Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Newquay

If you love the sun and the sea, you’ll fall in love with all the cool things to do in Newquay.

The stunning sandy Fistral Beach is a slice of coastal heaven. With the backdrop of Newquay town just ten minutes walk away it’ll be hard to tear yourself away. If you’re looking for something quieter, Lusty Glaze Beach, has all the beauty but usually with less people around.

If your kids fancy themselves wildlife lovers, Newquay Zoo with over 130 species is a great place to go in Newquay. If you’re up for an underwater adventure, visit the Blue Reef Aquarium and walk through an ocean tunnel filled with tropical sharks, colourful fish and much more.

Arrrrgh you ready for a swashbuckling adventure? Take your mini buccaneers to Pirate’s Quest for a day of seafaring and treasure hunting with real pirates. Check out what our trusted explorer and mother of 2, Kate had to say in her review of Pirate's Quest


For some more indoor action, check out Newquay Trampoline Park, Jungle Jacks soft play and the home of indoor and outdoor water fun, Oasis Fun Pool!

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Newquay Trampoline and Play Park

Newquay Trampoline and Play Park

  • Newquay
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Ready for a fun day out that will have you jumping off the walls (literally)? Head out to Newquay Trampoline and Play Park and get ready to discover...

Pirate helping kids at Pirates Quest in Newquay

Pirate's Quest5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Newquay
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Catch a glimpse of Cornwall's pirating past as you embark on a swashbucklin' adventure at Pirate's Quest. Previously known as Buccaneer Bay, Pirate's...

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

Newquay Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Head down to the seaside for a spot of code busting on the Newquay Mystery Treasure Trail. If your tribe love loot, it’s a great way to spend the day...

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

  • Newquay
  • Indoor
  • Aquariums

Situated on Towan Beach in Newquay this underwater adventure takes you on a journey from local waters to the more exotic over 40 different displays....

Kids swinging at Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo

  • Newquay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Newquay Zoo takes you on a journey that allows you to get close to over 1,000 of the world’s rarest and most endangered animals! Set in beautiful, su...

Surfers at Fistral Beach in Newquay

Fistral Beach

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Fistral Beach is a surfer's paradise - with some of the best waves in the country! The beautiful sandy beach is west facing, long and backed by rocks...

Sunset at Lusty Glaze Beach in Newquay

Lusty Glaze Beach

  • Newquay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Hang ten or hang out at Lusty Glaze Beach. This privately owned beach had all kinds of summer fun, from swimming to abseiling. So what are you waitin...

Staff at Jungle Jacks Newquay

Jungle Jacks Newquay4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Newquay
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

If you’re looking for fun then Jungle Jacks is the place for you! The indoor play centre boasts over 1,700 square feet of crawling tubes, racing slid...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Porth Beach

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Porth Beach in Cornwall for a fantastic family beach, with golden sand and bright blue water, it’s perfect for little explorers to disco...

Woman on swim ring at Oasis Fun Pool in Newquay

Oasis Fun Pool

  • Newquay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Make the most of all weathers at Oasis Fun Pool. Two fun pools, one indoor and outdoor means you can recreate that holiday feeling sitting poolside,...

Kids playing zorb football at Stay Active Adventures in Newquay

Stay Active Adventures

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Fancy trying something out of the ordinary? Not to worry as Stay Active Adventures has a load of alternative activities to get families outside and a...

Hill top view of Crantock Beach in Newquay

Crantock Beach

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Crantock Beach is situated on the River Gannel estuary, which you can follow for an easy stroll. The mouth of the tidal river Gannel is to the north...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Watergate Bay Beach

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover the incredible Watergate Bay beach in Cornwall, a wonderful slice of the Cornish coast. With 2 miles of golden sand, there’s plenty of space...

Holywell Bay Golf

Holywell Bay Golf

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

How about a lovely day at the golf course? Take the whole family to Newquay's Holywell Bay Golf and have a go at two 18-hole courses. You don’t have...

Families on miniature train at Lappa Valley Steam Railway in Newquay

Lappa Valley Steam Railway

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Jump aboard a steam engine and journey on through the beautiful, Cornish countryside at Lappa Valley Steam Railway. A nature park awaits you with ple...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Holywell Bay Beach

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover your new favourite beach, Holywell bay beach in Cornwall. This mile long stretch of glorious sand is perfect for little explorers to discove...

Cow at Dairyland Farm World in Newquay

Dairyland Farm World

  • Newquay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Dairyland Farm World offers indoor and outdoor farmtastic fun for the whole family. This all-weather attraction has the best of both worlds, with all...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Mawgan Porth Beach

  • Newquay
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover this beautiful huge sandy beach, Mawgan Porth in Cornwall, with golden sands and bright blue water, it’s the perfect place for families to p...

Cove in Carnewas at Bedruthan in Wadebridge

Carnewas at Bedruthan

  • Wadebridge
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Bedruthen Steps is an extensive and picturesque sandy beach for walkers and sunbathers. Set off along the stunning South West Coast Path to visit the...

Family watching race at St Eval Kart Circuit in Wadebridge

St Eval Kart Circuit

  • Wadebridge
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

St Eval Kart Circuit is fun for all the family, open six days a week. With Junior Karts for ages 12 plus years that have a top speed of 35 mph which...

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