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Great Western Beach, Newquay

4.6
#10 of 10 in Beaches in Newquay
Thought to have been the UK's original surfing beach with the waves being ridden by the lifeguards of the early 1960's, who introduced surfing to Newquay. This beach produced many of the UK's earliest, and current, national and international surfing champions.
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4.7
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  • Absolutely love it. Soft sandy beach Clear and clean waters Well maintained. Rivals the beaches I’ve been to in Jamaica. Definitely recommend  more »
  • lovely beach with plenty to do surfing and lots more very clean beach close to amenities the shops are not far away and a couple nice bars  more »
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  • Great Western Beach Newquay is one of the finest beaches in UK. Beautiful beach with plenty of activities to choose and region to explore. There are plenty of Bars and restaurants right on the doorstep. Beach is well maintained and services are clean. I highly recommend it if you visit Cornwall.
  • Easily accesible from the town... good access road with clean beach. Toilet facilities, surf hire store and bar on the beach. If you are staying in Newquay or can get parking close by this is a great beach to visit with the family.
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