Fistral Beach

Visit Fistral Beach

Wide open West facing Fistral Beach, is one of Newquays’ most famous beaches and one the most highly rated surfing locations in the UK. The water quality is excellent and families flock to this beach each year and it can get very busy during summer holidays.

There are RNLI lifeguards on duty full time between from April 2 until October 31.

Fistral is made up of three areas – South Fistral, North Fistral and Little Fistral which is a small bay to the North only reached at low tide. The beach is backed by the South West Coast Path and the Newquay Golf Club’s scenic 18 hole course.

Surfing at Fistral

One of Cornwall’s most famous surfing destinations the beach hosts many top international surfing events. Surf lessons are available here for all ages and experience.

The 4 star Victorian Headland Hotel and Spa overlooks Fistral Beach.

This beach is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • A Surfing Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Patrolled By RNLI Lifeguards

What to see and do

  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Get active on the beach

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