"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Newquay - Great Western Beach

Great Western is in Newquay Bay on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sandy beach resort approximately 250 metres wide backed by cliffs and the town of Newquay.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW815618

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Newquay - Great Western Beach

  • Pure Comedy Club (0m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (0m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (0m)
  • Newquay Zoo (0m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (0m)
  • 'Waterworld' (0m)
  • Lusty Glaze (1m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (1m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (2m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (2m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (2m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (3m)
  • Holywell Bay Fun Park (3m)
  • Dairyland Farm World (4m)

Tourist Information

Newquay
Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill
Cornwall
England
TR7 1BD

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visitnewquay.org/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 24 November

06:00


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 66%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:03 GMT
High Tide
08:06 GMT
Low Tide
14:31 GMT
High Tide
20:25 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Newquay - Great Western Beach

A beautiful sheltered sandy beach surrounded by high cliffs. The beach is fully tidal and completely covered at high tide. It is popular with surfers who want to avoid the heavy swells at Fistral beach. It is quieter than the neighbouring Towan beach.

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