Fistral beach, Newquay's best surf spot and curiously reminiscent of Australia's Bondi.
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A Fistral surf school, beginners level in action.
Fistral surf on a mediocre day. This is Newquay's largest beach, nearly a mile long and west facing which normally produces good surf. Fistral hosts many surfing competitions, both national and international.
The South West Coast Path pointing at Newquay's Towan beach, closest to the town centre and usually known as Town Beach. Due to its position near Newquay centre, level access and small and small sea-water swimming pool Towan gets very crowded with families in the summertime.
Young Newquay tourists experiencing Coasteering, north Cornwall, before returning to copious drinking.
Coasteering involves throwing yourself off high rocks into the sea, then climbing back up and doing it again further along the coast. Later the kids get busy with vodka-induced blackouts in Newquay clubs and pubs followed by a night of noise terrorism and vomit fundamentalism.
Tolcarne beach, Newquay, backed by 50m cliffs and west-facing so good for surf, is provided with all the facilities for a comfortable day on the sand or in the water. Access is via a short walk from the town centre and a substantial descent of 200 steps down the cliff.
The curiously named Lusty Glaze beach, similar to Tolcarne, with high cliffs and fine surfing conditions. Lusty Glaze is free of charge and popular with families as its many facilities include a children's crèche, though it also needs a steep walk down, and worse, back!
A typically less-than-interesting Newquay street, though on the positive side it's too early to be awash with vomit and rampant rascals.
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