20 Best Beaches In Newquay Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Beaches In Newquay

We've rounded up the best beaches in Newquay in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 69 Newquay beaches to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the beaches we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wide shot of Perranporth Beach

Perranporth Beach

  • Perranporth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Perranporth Beach is a sandy beach with rock pools. Surfing, snorkelling, sailing, swimming and paddling are all accommodated, but be vigilant as to...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Porthcothan Bay Beach

  • St Eval
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a fantastic sandy beach in Cornwall? Porthcothan Bay beach is a fantastic find, and it’s great if you've got little thrill seekers lookin...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Treyarnon Bay

  • Treyarnon
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover this popular family beach, Treyarnon beach, a lovely sandy beach in Cornwall that’s got loads of fun seaside activities for the little ones...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Harlyn Bay Beach

  • St Merryn
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Harlyn Bay beach in Cornwall, a wide stretch of golden sand and clear blue water, where little explorers can splash around, or even lear...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Mother Iveys Bay

  • Treyarnon
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a dog friendly beach in Cornwall? At Mother Ivey’s Bay, you can bring along your furry friends all year round for a nice refreshing walk...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Trevone Bay beach

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a large, sandy beach to take the kids to in Cornwall? Head down to Trevone Bay beach, with golden sands and bright blue water, it’s a gre...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Chapel Porth beach

  • Truro
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Explore Chapel Porth beach in Cornwall, a naturally exposed beach that’s at the mercy of the elements, so take caution when going for a paddle.  Take...

Surfer walking on beach at St Agnes Beaches in Truro

St Agnes Beaches

  • Truro
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

St Agnes Beaches St Agnes is blessed with 4 quite individual beaches, so for an epic beach day you can explore the lot or pick and choose between the...

Clear day at Constantine Bay in Padstow

Constantine Bay

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Constantine Bay is a deep sandy beach with a rocky reef for snorkelling and good waves for experienced surfers. There are toilets, stores and a surf...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Porthtowan Beach

  • Truro
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Explore Porthtowan beach in Cornwall, a great sandy beach that’s perfect for a family trip, plus there’s even a lifeguard service in the summer, perf...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Padstow Beach

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover the beautiful Padstow Beach in Cornwall, also known as St Georges Cove. Overlooking the Camel Estuary, it makes for a fantastic and delightf...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Daymer Bay

  • Trebetherick
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a quieter beach that’s a little bit off the beaten track, Daymer Bay in Cornwall is the one for you. Plus, it’s dog friendly al...

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