Local Attractions / Area Information

As well as having some of Europes finest surfing beaches Newquay is also known for its vibrant nightlife and large choice of family attractions. Whether you are looking for excitement and adventure, relaxing countryside walks or a fun family day out there is something in Cornwall for you.

We have listed some of the most notable family attractions below or you can visit the Cornwall Tourist Board website for information on a wider range of attractions.


Experience the wildlife with over 130 different species set in lush sub-tropical lakeside gardens. From the amazing open rainforest exhibit to the beautiful oriental garden there is something for all ages and abilities.


Situated on Towan Beach in the centre of Newquay the Blue Reef Aquarium is a stunning visit. Be amazed by the local marine species from the Cornish coast to hundreds of tropical species in the gigantic ocean display complete with underwater tunnel.


The Eden Project is a large scale enviromental complex situated near St.Austell. The complex comprises of two giant transparent domes housing thousands of plant species from around the world. Now world famous with over one million visitors each year Eden is a must see attraction.


Established nearly 30 years ago as the Cornwall Aircraft Park the Flambards Experience is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cornwall. Not only does the Theme Park host the best thrill rides in Cornwall, but also the Flambards Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz indoor tourist attractions.

A list of links related to travel and tourism.

The online guide to Newquay, Cornwall

Bed and Breakfast-Directory
Bed and Breakfast accomadation in Cornwall

"Stay South West has details of places to stay in Newquay and throughout the Southwest"

Croftlea is a Low cost car hire company.

Budget airline now flying from Birmingham to newquay


A great family day out.

Lands End is one of the worlds best loved landmarks.

Beautiful scenic coastal and beach rides.Selection of horses and ponies,close to the town.

Fabulous indoor & outdoor fun pools open daily, 3 water flumes, 30 metre pool and a toddlers area.

Excellent restaurant with breathtaking sea views fully licensed in the centre of town serving extensive traditional Indian food.

La Luna is an Italian restaurant in the centre of town.

Eatoutcornwall.com is the #1 guide to eating out in Cornwall...from Fish Restaurant's to Fine Dining you will find it all in Restaurant's in Cornwall.

Whether you are here for a break or vacation, Eye on Cornwall has valuable details for you. Weather forecasts, tourism guides and an attractions directory are but a few of the features available.

Places To Eat

There are so many great places to eat out in Newquay, but here are a few we recommend you try!

Bush Peppers, a fresh, contemporary Australian influenced restaurant, using a mix of Australian and Cornwall’s finest ingredients to produce an array of dishes that bring a new twist to the usual dining options in Newquay. Visit Website

Cove 24 Restaurant & Cocktail lounge - An elegant open-space dining experience. Visit Website

The Fish House - located on Fistral Beach a stone's throw from the sea, using locally caught fish and shell fish caught straight from Newquay harbour. Visit Website

Butchers Bistro - you'll enjoy the cosy, intimate atmosphere of one of Newquay’s best-loved fish, seafood and steak restaurants. Visit Website

Kahuna - a Pan Asian inspired menu, the tropical modern Asian decor creates a comfortable relaxed dining experience. Visit Website