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Fistral Beach

Headland Road, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
+44 1637 850584
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Stunning

Well worth a visit, this really is a beautiful beach. In peak season they have lifeguards between... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MrsGerks
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Hull, England, United Kingdom
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Good for surfing and body boards

The sound of the waves breaking is the first thing you hear when approaching the beach. This beach... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David K
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Welling Kent
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This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Headland Road, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
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+44 1637 850584
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth a visit, this really is a beautiful beach. In peak season they have lifeguards between 10/6.

Thank MrsGerks
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The sound of the waves breaking is the first thing you hear when approaching the beach. This beach is quite stoney although there is also lots of sand as the tide recedes. RNLI lifeguards are on the beach. You can hire wetsuits and surf/body boards...More

Thank David K
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Reviewed yesterday

Fab beach surrounded by good bars, restaurants and cafes. Sad to leave after a week at Fistral where the sand is fine and soft, the rocks leave great rock pools and the people are friendly. Loved it.

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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing sandy beach that has a lovely atmosphere. Perfect surf for surf lovers like myself and loads of places to hire wetsuits and boards. lovely little beach café to grab a Cornish pasty and an ice cream which is obviously a must. Can feel reassured...More

Thank evieJP
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic beach. Great waves for surfing and body boarding. Plenty of parking. £7 for all day parking. Bars, shops and places to eat next to beach. Did get busy though. Toilets situated by bars and were clean. Did get busy on beach throughout the day...More

Thank Michelle R
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is for people how like surfing ,taking in the views or walking.bit of a climb but very pleasant.

Thank gillian s
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love a trip to Fistral Beach. It’s clean and there is loads of space even in high season. Photos are a must and a bodyboard for those waves. Great little place for a brew and watch the world go by. Love it

Thank Stewart1974_12
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a gorgeous beach, very busy but still loads of room to spread out, lifeguards were everywhere and made it feel very safe, clean toilets and useful shops, i can see why people love it here. Parking charges are high but to be expected and...More

Thank rattybgood
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach and i loved how proffesional the life guard were. They kept everyone safe and updated everyone on the beach what was happening the sea. Well done to all the life guards on the beaches what a fantastic job you do to keep everyone...More

Thank bsoj
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friend of ours took my son surfing. The beech was clean, there is a carpark, that charges £7 for the day, surf equipment hire shop and cafe.

Thank Jonathan P
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Sumy M
July 26, 2018|
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Response from jon f | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommend a park called HENDRA approximately 10 mins drive or a bus stop outside. May not be the cheapest around tho. Worth a look.
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jakejohnson3030
July 4, 2018|
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Response from mazboyce | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are as well as most pubs and eating places. Very dog friendly area.
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