Why visit Newquay?
With British Airways offering regular flights from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Newquay, and with a flight time of around 30 minutes, London is now easily connected to Cornwall.
Moreover, with the airline offering connections from regional airports, you can get some excellent fares by booking your entire journey with British Airways as you will be rewarded for using them for the entire booking.
Once here you can basque in a Mediterranean climate whilst remaining in the United Kingdom, making your holiday uncomplicated. And, with the area offering an excellent selection of resorts and hotels you will have a great time. For families, the Newquay Bay Resort is a good choice where you can choose between glamping camping or caravans. With a salon, water sports and several pools the whole family will love it here. And, the name says it all, but couples wanting a romantic getaway should visit Lusty Bay. This is simplicity with self-catering accommodation. Choose between a rustic cottage with wood burner, Swiss-style chalet or glamping under the stars. Those wanting to save even more can choose the home-from-home Premier Inn which looks out on the beach.
When should I visit?
Fistral Beach, located in the centre of Newquay, has it all ... caves, rock pools and you can even get a Cornish pasty! It provides fun for all the family.
However, a visit to Newquay can be an excellent starting point to tour Cornwall and learn about its myths, legends and stories from yesterday. Saint Maws Castle, Falmouth is one of the best preserved of Henry VIII fortresses; enjoy the beauty of Frenchman’s Creek, Helford that influenced Daphne du Maurier to write her book of the same name; soak up a 1930s vision which became Minack Amplitheatre; visit magnificent Saint Michael's Mount, Marazion and learn about its varied spaces ... monastery, castle and family home; venture into Trengwainton Garden, Penzance with its global backdrop full surprises or step into a prehistoric age whilst walking The Rumps, Port Quin.