a station-by-station guide for tourist attractions


National Rail | station code NQY

Cornwall Offers & Links

Newquay map

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.

Newquay 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.
Open Daily 1000-1700, last admission 1 hour before closing.

Pirate's Quest ½ mile

An hour long tour through various pirate experiences. Theatrical actors and special effects.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily, see website for times.

Newquay Heritage Museum ½ mile

Exhibits and collections that reflect the heritage of Newquay. 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.
Open Daily from 1000, closing time varies, see website.

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.
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. For bus times see Transport for Cornwall.

Pathfinder Guide Cornwall

Explorer Map Redruth & Camborne

Explorer Map Falmouth & Truro

Explorer Map Newquay & Padstow

Explorer Map St Austell, Liskeard & Looe

Explorer Map Lower Tamar Valley & Plymouth

National Trust Holidays
National Trust Holidays
National Trust Holidays