Porth Beach is a large, family friendly sandy beach only 10 mins walk from Pensalda it has a sheltered aspect being protected by headlands on both sides. Great for bodyboarding and kayaking! Lifeguarded in summer months.
Porth island to the east, which can be accessed by a narrow footbridge, has some impressive prehistoric defensive earthworks and the remains of a Bronze Age settlement as well as impressive views across the bay and towards Trevose Head lighthouse.
There is a family friendly pub called The Mermaid right on the beach and cafes and shops nearby.
There is also a river which flow across the beach, caves to explore and many rockpools!
Jampen Cafe and football golf is located on the stunning Porth Island in Newquay, which is in between Porth beach, and Watergate Bay, there is parking available nearby at Porth. Licenced and dog friendly.
Football Golf is suitable for all ages. We also have a Crazy Golf in our palmed gardens with awsum views over the cliff top onto Porth beach.
Beach Huts are available for you to hire where you can unwind, change, store your beach equipment or to have birthday parties.
This well-known traditional Newquay pub, The Mermaid Inn, sits right on the edge of Porth beach making it an ideal place to grab a spot of lunch or a cool pint after a day on the beach. They offer food and snacks and also have the usual pub games and a children’s play area. The pub makes the perfect base for spending a day on Porth beach and there is a lovely covered outdoor terrace for enjoying the summer without getting burnt to a crisp.
The pub has regular entertainment such as quiz nights, karaoke and live music. They have a fantastic restaurant and offer great tasting and great value food through the day and into the night.
Directly adjoining Porth Beach
Children’s play area
Pool table, Dartboard
The very first Trampoline & Play Park in Newquay! Situated behind Waterworld on Trenance Park near Newquay Zoo, the park caters for children from 18 months and is great fun for adults too looking to bounce and dodge into a heap of fun. We’re not just any old Trampoline & Play Park, they have designed a unique bounce facility to include a bit of something for the whole family to enjoy.
Pre-book tickets online and get them cheaper.
Fistral Beach is in Fistral Bay on the north coast of Cornwall, England. As one of the world’s top surfing destinations, backed by high cliffs and sand dunes, Fistral is the playground for hundreds of enthusiasts who flock to the beach to get a fix of the big waves.
All the big UK surf competitions take place here including Boardmasters, the Quicksilver Skins, the UK Pro Surf Tour and the BUSA Championships so if you’re a gung-ho pro or a just a timid beginner, this is the ideal place for you to show off or take your first tentative dip in the ocean.
There is a large golf course overlooking the bay and a range of restaurants, cafes, a beach bar and shops right on the beach! Fistral Bay is bounded by two promontories, Towan Head to the north and Pentire Point East to the south. Whether you're a surfer, golfer, sun lover or a walker, there's something here you'll love!
Please respect our beaches and marine life and dispose of all litter in the bins provided at the car park. If bins are full, please take your rubbish with you.
Treffry Tavern Table Table, a short drive away in Quintrell downs serves a great range of food and drinks for all to enjoy, from perfectly grilled steaks to classic family favourites.
With some fantastic offers available too, it's a great place for those wanting to dine in the Newquay area but out of town. Parking on site.
The contemporary interior, coupled with a cosy environment, provides the perfect setting to enjoy truly authentic cuisine, whether it’s a relaxing family meal, romantic dinner or a catch up with friends.
Service is extremely personable with staff trained to a high level to provide professional but warm service. The menu, not only offers your favourite curries, baltis and other authentic specialities but more unusual offerings, providing a fresh and flavourful choice for the more adventurous eastern food fan, further special dietary requirements, vegetarians and vegan diets are a speciality.
***Please book a table online or by phone to eat in at the restaurant. Takeaways are not to be brought back to the guest house. Thank you***
The Red Lion pub and live music venue, situated over looking the harbour. A traditional pub with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Serving good quality food daily 12-9pm, our menu is popular with the local trade, and has an exceptional reputation for a good steak! The Red Lion has many offerings such as traditional ales, live music, cosy log fire, pool table, dart board, gaming machines, superb harbour and bay views and a warm & friendly atmosphere.
With superb views like no other, why not sit back and soak up the atmosphere at Newquay's HIDDEN GEM!
An intimate Elizabethan manor and a Cornish gem, Trerice remains little changed by the advances in building fashions over the centuries, thanks to long periods under absentee owners. Today the renowned stillness and tranquillity of Trerice is much prized by visitors. Only 10 minutes from our guest house.
A small but varied garden featuring an Elizabethan knot garden, cottage borders and Cornish kayling lawn.
The gorgeous Barn Café Offers a range of light refreshments, hot and cold drinks, cakes and cream teas.
There is also a brilliant shop with a wide range of gifts, homeware and local produce. Second-hand bookshop in the Undercroft. You can also purchase some of the plants grown at Trerice.
Rosamunde Pilcher is one of the best-loved authors associated with Cornwall, with a literary career that has spanned five decades. Born in 1924 in Lelant near St Ives, it is here - her childhood home - that inspired many of her novels, which have since been adapted for TV and film. Much of the filming took place here in Cornwall, featuring the county’s iconic beaches, breath-taking coastline and impressive architecture.
Are you a fan of Rosamunde Pilcher books or TV series? This site shows you where the filming locations are that you can visit!
Prideaux Place is highly recommended :)
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