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Great Western Beach

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Great Western Beach, Cornwall, TR7 2NE

Great Western Beach

Great Western Beach in Newquay is a popular destination for families and surfers alike, and is located close to the centre of town. Rock pools are abundant, providing ample opportunities for exploring the local marine life. The beach is ideal for beginner surfers and is often frequented by those learning to ride the waves.

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During low tide, visitors can walk to neighbouring beaches, including Towan Beach which is to the west and Tolcarne Beach which is 0.5km to the east.


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If you're looking for a quieter beach experience, Great Western Beach is a great option. However, if you prefer a more bustling atmosphere, Towan Beach and Tolcarne Beach both have their own unique features, making them all worth a visit.

Overall, Great Western Beach is a fantastic spot to spend a day with family and friends. Its stunning location and abundance of activities make it a must-visit destination in Newquay.

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Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Lusty Glaze Beach (1km east)

Tolcarne Beach (0.5km east)

Towan Beach (0.5km west)

Fistral Beach (2.5km west)

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