Newquay is considered the Surf Capital of the UK and regularly hosts international surfing events. With its safe sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife, Newquay is popular with young adults while families enjoy the many activities nearby.
The big attraction to Newquay holiday rentals are the nine beautiful beaches on this north coast of Cornwall. Swimming, surfing, watersports and sunbathing can be enjoyed beneath the cliffs. Take a walk around the town on a self-guided tour. The Newquay Discovery Trail has 14 sites of interest marked by Cornish slate markers. The town has a good range of shops for gifts and beachwear. Boat trips and fishing charters from the harbour offer scenic cruises along the coast. Further inland, visitors can enjoy playing golf, walking the south west coast path or renting bicycles on the Camel Trail. Newquay comes to life at weekends and after dark with many nightclubs and bars which offer live music and entertainment in the town centre.
There are dozens of excellent places to visit from your holiday rental in Newquay. Small harbour towns such as St Ives, a scenic artists’ colony and home of the Tate, offer pleasant days out. The National Maritime Museum is 24 miles away at Falmouth and has both indoor and outdoor exhibits on the waterfront at Discovery Quay. Gardeners will find a host of National Trust properties such as Trerice and Lanhydrock which offer year-round colour on their grand estates. The Eden Project is one of the best examples of eco-tourism with a series of recreated climates within giant biomes. The Blue Reef Aquarium is right on the beach and has many different exhibits including some large sharks. Families with children will also have a great time at Holywell Bay Fun Park and at Waterworld at Trenance Leisure Park.
Newquay has generally mild winters and snow is extremely rare. Summers are warm with showers and temperatures average 20°C (68°F) in the warmest month of July. However, sunny days can enjoy temperatures up to 27°C (80°F). In winter temperatures remain a mild 10°C (50°F) with more rainfall. Spring and fall can be pleasant but changeable with wide fluctuations in temperatures.
Holiday rentals in Newquay are easy to reach by car, along the A30 from the M5. West Country holiday rentals are also well served by trains with high speed services from London Paddington, South Wales and the Cotswolds provided by First Great Western. Newquay has its own airport making it very accessible. FlyBe operates three times a day from London Gatwick as well as from Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh. BMI Baby also runs summer services with low cost flights to Newquay from Manchester and the East Midlands."