If the town beaches are too hectic, you'll find more elbow-room further afield. Three miles southwest is Crantock, sandwiched between...
National Surfing Centre
On the headland between Towan and Fistral stands the 14th-century Huer's House, a lookout once used for spotting approaching pilchard...
As its name suggests, this pre-club pub is in the heart of town, and is usually packed at weekends.
Another great sundowner option, in the glass-and-steel retail complex behind Fistral Beach. Thai and Med flavours mix with Cornish...
Pentire Head, Newquay · interesting places nearby
Lewinnick Lodge information
Perched on the dramatic outcrop of Pentire Head, the Lewinnick is a super lunch spot. The wraparound views over the clifftops are the main selling point here, but there's a decent choice of gourmet burgers, mussels and Thai-style salads on the menu.