Towan Beach
Towan Beach
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  • Matt S
    Staffordshire, United Kingdom343 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely Newquay beach
    Great beach, spent the day here. Clean and dog friendly. Crystal clear waters. Just spend the day chilling or walking and exploring the caves and rock pools. Depending on times you do get tidal cut off. Plenty of shops and things to do around. Hire deckchairs, surfboards, suits paddle boards.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Rod M
    Hale, United Kingdom107 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great value surf rental
    Visited the beach and hired body boards from Towan Surf Hire right on the beach. The rates were really good and the service terrific ( as were the waves). The surf gear is also in very hood condition!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 September 2023
  • Vikkii
    Greater London, United Kingdom127 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Life's a beach
    Lovely clean beach, loads of tide pools to find crustaceans in, plenty of lifeguards and loads of surfers. We spent some time just watching life happen whilst eating an ice cream. Rental places available for wetsuits, boards etc, close to the town and Bluereef Aquarium
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 April 2024
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The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, UK3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Lovely beach but homeless people/wild campers? have set up on the cliffside, so the area is a real mess. Men congregate there drinking and making noise.
Their encampment photo bombs in a negative way every picture taken towards the iconic Island House. I really hope something can be done soon to get the people and encampent moved as it lets the area down badly.
Written 6 June 2022
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Jonathan R
6 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Family
Avoid the surf hire shop and the shop attached to it if you are self conscious regarding you're appearance. The owner and what I believe to be his son were both stood near the shack making fun of a larger female and her partner in a wet suit. It was appalling to hear and we obviously did not stick around to use there service. Shame on you when you rent people wet suits, it's bad enough as it is wearing one when you are slightly over weight!
Written 27 May 2021
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T T
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Went with my 8yo daughter to walk along the beach, searching for pearls!!! 😂 Was fun to watch the surfers brave the waves, saved a Pug from drowning and discovered a mysterious tunnel in the cliffs. Nice to walk along at sunset when the tide is out, but also fun to get splashed by the waves during the afternoons. Lots of points of interest here.
Written 13 June 2022
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Vikkii
Greater London, UK127 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Lovely clean beach, loads of tide pools to find crustaceans in, plenty of lifeguards and loads of surfers. We spent some time just watching life happen whilst eating an ice cream. Rental places available for wetsuits, boards etc, close to the town and Bluereef Aquarium
Written 16 April 2024
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Shaun G
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Family
Tried to hire some deck chairs from Towan Surf Hire, my scottish notes were refused even though there was no signs up saying that they are not accepted. Reason for this was they dont like them. simple as that. I thought i was in the United Kingdom where scottish notes are readily accepted throughout England. Seems lile this establishment is a bit xenophobic. Refused sale of goods due to where you are from is discrimination.
Written 10 July 2024
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chrissieb94
Dorset, UK3,104 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Towan Beach is near the town centre. The tide was out but there was a lot of activity going on. Lovely sand and dog friendly. Lifeguards patrolling the beach. Lovely afternoon spent here, not busy as mid week in term time.
Written 13 June 2023
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Sidcup, UK1,288 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Couples
We was lucky enough to spend some time here whilst in Newquay. The beach was lovely with beautiful golden sand and lots of surfing going on. The house at the top of the rocks is really cool too
Written 20 March 2022
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AnnieAries
Lichfield, UK605 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Love Newquay and particularly Towan Beach - we used to come here when I was a child. Great memories of this beach and the rock pool at the foot of the rocks. The sand is gorgeous and this is a great place to bring your family. Be aware of the time when the tide is due in. Don't get caught out when the tide is coming in and get off the beach well before that>
Written 19 February 2020
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SJRandSMR
The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020
Wonderful beach, great promenade with tasty bites. Many water sport activities inc boat trips, fishing, diving, surfing, coasteering, paddle boarding, kayaking. Dog friendly, life guard service.
Written 28 September 2020
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Matt S
Staffordshire, UK343 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Great beach, spent the day here.
Clean and dog friendly.
Crystal clear waters.
Just spend the day chilling or walking and exploring the caves and rock pools.
Depending on times you do get tidal cut off.
Plenty of shops and things to do around.
Hire deckchairs, surfboards, suits paddle boards.
Written 22 July 2023
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