"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Newquay - Fistral Beach

Fistral Beach is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 950 metres wide, backed by high cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW796622


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Newquay - Fistral Beach

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (1m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (1m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (1m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (1m)
  • Newquay Zoo (2m)
  • 'Waterworld' (2m)
  • Lusty Glaze (2m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (2m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (3m)
  • Holywell Bay Fun Park (3m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (3m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (3m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (4m)
  • Dairyland Farm World (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 22 March


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:06 GMT
High Tide
08:05 GMT
Low Tide
14:28 GMT
High Tide
20:23 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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Fistral is a west facing long sandy beach offering some of the best surfing in the country. Commonly divided into two beaches - North and South Fistral. Backed by high cliffs. Very popular with families and day trippers, and offers numerous beach and seafront facilities.

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