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Public transport in Cornwall:

Newquay is a popular seaside resort with sandy beaches and good bathing, it is well known for surfing. The Bus Station is ½ mile from the Rail Station. Newquay PlusBus tickets are valid within the local urban area.

TI Municipal Buildings, Marcus Hill. Tel. 01637 854020.

The National Trust has many holiday cottages in Cornwall: National Trust Holidays

Bluereef Aquarium ½ mile

Naturally themed marine life habitats from Cornish waters to exotic seas. Ocean tank with underwater tunnel. Café. Tel. 0844 549 9088.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (1800 SSu), last admission 1 hour before closing.

Pirate's Quest ½ mile

An hour long tour through various pirate experiences. Theatrical actors and special effects. Tel. 01637 873379.
Open A new attraction, opening April 2015, please check website.

Newquay Heritage Museum ½ mile

Exhibits and collections that reflect the heritage of Newquay. Tel. 07572 581945. Admission free.
Open WThF 1030-1530, Sat 1000-1200.

Newquay Zoo ¾ mile (via Edgcumbe Ave)

Cornwall's largest zoo with big cats, red pandas, lemurs, penguins and many other creatures. Tropical house, maze, children's play area. Café and snack bar. Tel. 0844 474 2244.
Open Daily 1000-1700.

Holywell and Crantock NT by bus

The beaches at Holywell and Crantock have wide expanses of golden sand, great for sandcastles and surfing, plus wildlife rich dunes, sandy grassland, cliffs carpeted with wild flowers, unspoilt coves and caves. Tel. 01208 863046.
Open anytime.
Bus 85 from Bus Station (½ mile) and Great Western Hotel (near Rail Station) to Crantock, Square (less than ½ mile to beach) and Holywell Bay, Treguth Inn (less than ¼ mile to beach). M-S hourly, about 20 minutes journey to Crantock, about 30 minutes journey to Holywell Bay. Operated by First.