Newquay is a gorgeous, Cornish seaside town that is the perfect destination for anyone planning a surfing or hiking holiday or simply looking to relax in beautiful surroundings. Book cheap flights to Newquay, England and explore Cornwall and its wide range of English heritage sites, jaw dropping seascapes and cosy pubs.
When to book cheap flights to Newquay
England isn’t exactly known for its sizzling summer temperatures, but down in Newquay the summers tend towards the upper end of the temperature scale, making summer the perfect time to search for Newquay cheap flights.
The weather is usually still pleasantly warm in autumn so if you book cheap Newquay flights in September you’ll experience the seaside without the crowds.
Spring is a wonderful time to visit Cornwall too. It’s important to remember that everywhere in England is prone to rain all year, so no matter what time of year you decide to fly to Newquay you should pack rain gear.
What to see in Newquay
Newquay is known as the surfing capital of Britain. When you book cheap flights to Newquay you can take your pick from 12 beautiful beaches. Each beach offers a different experience, whether you’re planning to kick back and soak up some rays or take your first surf lesson. There’s a great selection of rainy day activities to choose from too. Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre is a must for aviation geeks, while music lovers won’t want to miss a trip to Retro Sound Records, the home of rare, collectable vinyl. When the sun is shining, there’s no greater joy than a simple walk along the harbour with an ice-cream or traditional fish and chips.
Newquay is well connected to the rest of Cornwall by First Kernow bus service. Planning to see more of the West Country? Rent a car via Ryanair Car Hire and explore the Cornish countryside at your own pace. Newquay has plenty of bus services to bring you around the town itself, or you can take a trip on the very popular and famous Newquay Road Train. The open air train takes in the whole town with running commentary from a knowledgeable and informative conductor. Most beaches are within walking distance of the town centre too, so you’ll never be too far from the sea.
What to eat in Newquay
Foodie? When you book Newquay flights you’re in for a treat.
With Newquay being a seaside town it’s no surprise that seafood is very popular – and very tasty. Pop into a traditional country pub and feast on the catch of the day or on some of the local farm-to-table produce. Sitting in a country pub, in front of a fire, with a plate of delicious food and a pint of local cider is the perfect way to end a long day of hiking or surfing. We recommend heading to Lewinnick Lodge where you’ll have a stunning view across Fistral Beach. For something a bit more sweet, get yourself into a beachfront café for some Cornish cream tea and the region’s famous ice-cream. Enjoy!