Towan Beach is at the heart of Newquay, one of the liveliest resorts in Cornwall, at the bottom of a steeply sloping hill. The beach is bordered to the west by the harbour and at the east by ‘the Island’ a towering rocky outcrop called which is connected to the mainland by a suspension footbridge.
The beaches at both Great Western and Tolcarne can be reached at low tide forming one extended sandy strip. The Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay is right by the beach is also a fascinating attraction for young and old. A sand chair is available to hire, please book from the Aqurarium, call 01637 878134, for a nominal charge.
Parking is in main town with a 10 minute walk and down a steep hill to the beach.
Sat nav: TR7 1EA