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Looking towards Newquay Harbour
Population 19,562 (Civil Parish, 2001)
OS grid reference SW815615
Civil parish
  • Newquay
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWQUAY
Postcode district TR7
Dialling code 01637
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places

Newquay (Cornish: Tewynn Pleustri) is a town, civil parish, seaside resort, and fishing port on the north Atlantic coast of Cornwall, South West England. It is bounded to the west by the River Gannel and its associated salt marsh, and in the east by the Porth Valley. The town has been expanding inland (south) since it was founded. According to the 2001 census it had a permanent population of 19,423. It is the largest holiday resort in Cornwall and is served by Newquay Airport. The large beach provides very good conditions for surfing. There are numerous shops varying from the usual charity shops to shops selling many different brands of surf clothing. There are many places to enjoy eating within the town.

Great Western Beach, Newquay

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