Newquay, Cornwall

Newquay - a great UK holiday destination - Avalon Guest House -


With its vast expanse of sandy beaches and gorgeous serene coastlines, Newquay is a major tourist destination in the UK. This town boasts the best surfing beach in Britain, a lively nightlife, award-winning attractions and an exceptional range of local food and drink establishments. From thrill-seeking adventurists, to families with children, to young and elderly couples – Newquay has plenty to offer everyone!

Surfing and Sand in Newquay

Are you a beginner interested in learning to surf from scratch, or an experienced surfer looking for the next great wave to ride? There are ample opportunities for unforgettable, thrilling moments on the beaches of Newquay. Learn to surf at the numerous surf schools that provide lessons tailored to suit all individuals’ needs. Participate in or watch international surfing championships at Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay, renowned worldwide for their powerful waves and awesome breaks. Or simply enjoy building sandcastles, kite surfing or diving at other renowned surf spots including Towan, Great Western, Tolcarne and Crantock beaches.

Eating and Nightlife in Newquay

All this beach activity will surely get your appetites rolling. Never fear – there are plenty of choices for eating out during your holiday! Newquay hosts a huge range of cafes and restaurants with spectacular views of the beach. Tantalizing seafood platters and local fish can be enjoyed at The New Harbour Restaurant, Two Clomes and many other restaurants.

If you want to savour different tastes, there are Indian, Mexican and Italian joints to suit your liking. The Newquay nightlife is equally as exciting as the surfing is! Go dancing until the early hours at the many night spots open, or simply relax with your friends over beers at the popular Chy Bar.


Not just interested in surfing and dining? Your holiday has plenty of other treasures just waiting to be discovered. Be amazed at the vast diversity of plants at one of the biggest greenhouses in the world – the Eden Project.

Your entire family will be enthralled by the fascinating exhibitions at the Maritime museum, amazing collection of aquatic fauna at the Blue Reef Aquarium, exciting wildlife at the Newquay Zoo, various theme parks and art galleries that this delightful town has to offer.

Accommodation in Newquay

Newquay offers plenty of places for tourists to stay when visiting. While staying at Avalon Guest House in Newquay, you will have easy access to the countryside and beaches and other attractions that it has to offer.

Avalon is a privately-owned non-smoking guest house, situated in a leafy residential part of the town.
We are only 250 metres from Tolcarne Beach and some half a mile from the town centre.

Our guest house is equipped for business travellers, family holidays, and those looking for a romantic retreat.  We also happily accommodate surfing guests, especially for the yearly Boardmasters Competition. Avalon Guest House is also perfect for small groups travelling together.

Avalon Guest House is also perfect for small groups travelling together. Experience Cornish hospitality in your own affordable, stylish Cornish accommodation, home from home. We aim to offer the very best accommodation Cornwall could wish you to experience.

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