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The best Newquay campsites

The popular town of Newquay in Cornwall isn’t just a surfer’s paradise. Campsites in Newquay offer the very best aspects of a seaside holiday with beautiful surroundings and plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors at your own pace.

Newquay camping FAQs

Which campsites in Newquay allow dogs?

Most of our campsites allow dogs and have facilities to cater to your four-legged friend. Look out for dog friendly facility icons on campsites, such as whether there’s a designated dog walk or doggy shower. View a list of our top dog friendly campsites.

Last Modified: 28 Apr 2023
Which are the best family friendly campsites in Newquay?

Our campsites have their facilities listed to make finding a site suitable for you and your family quick and simple. Look out for facility icons such as play area, parent and baby room and washing machines.

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Can I camp on Newquay beach?

Camping on the beach in Newquay, such as camping on Fistral Beach, would fall under the bracket of wild camping. The rules on wild camping are varied but generally, no, you can’t camp on the beach in Newquay. However, many of our campsites are within easy reach of the beach.

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Are there any glamping campsites in Newquay?

Please view our glamping and self-catering accommodation to find out more.

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Things to do and see while camping in Newquay

Known as the surf capitol of England, Newquay is home to some of the best beaches in the UK. Fistral Beach, Watergate Bay and Lusty Glaze Beach are just a few of our top picks. Whether you’re up for surfing the waves or prefer long, picture-perfect walks and sandcastle building, camping in Newquay offers something for everyone.

The buzz around Newquay isn’t just owed to its coastal culture, there are plenty of other things to do:

  • Newquay Zoo is one of Cornwall’s top visitor attractions is in Newquay and ideal in any weather, for all ages. From feisty lynx all the way to colour changing chameleons, there are species from across the globe to discover.
  • Blue Reef Aquarium, home to hundreds of animals, makes a great day out in Newquay being one of the top family friendly attractions.
  • Newquay Harbour is one of Newquay’s most picture worthy locations. A small beach and restaurants with incredible views create a purely Cornish atmosphere.
  • The Japanese Garden in Newquay is for tranquillity seekers. Admire beautiful landscaping, water features and much more in this haven.
  • The Newquay Land Train is great fun for kids and is an easy way to get around with small children.
  • Pirate’s Quest Adventure Golf is a 12-hole course, perfect for the whole family.
  • The National Trust owned Trerice house is a beautiful location to visit. Both the interior and exterior will take you on a journey through history.

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