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“Peaceful and beautiful”
Review of Holywell Bay Beach

Holywell Bay Beach
Ranked #6 of 67 things to do in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Lovely quiet beach and dogs are allowed which is perfect for me. The views are beautiful and the sea is lovely and clear.

Thank Eve W
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"sand dunes"
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"national trust car park"
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"fresh water stream"
in 5 reviews
"play safely"
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"the pub car park"
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"polly joke"
in 3 reviews
"rock pools"
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"park dean"
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"conservation area"
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"van selling"
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"free to national trust members"
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"life guards"
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I love Holywell Bay for it's unspoilt views and surounding area. It's a National Trust beach and in a conservation area and if you are lucky you may get to see filming of the latest Poldark. The beach has life Guards and decent surf. There is quite a large area of sand. so sun bathing is good. There is also a little stream that runs down the length of the beach which is ideal if you have small children that can play in the stream. There is a food vehicle that serves pasties ice creams and drinks, there is a toilet off the beach for those in need. There is also a pub at the edge of the beach too

Thank mrtafft
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Just a perfect beach, great for walking, dogs,surfing and swimming, beautiful dunes and close to the coastal path

Thank Jen H
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The beach was excellent for all the family and is dog friendly all year. Exploring the dunes can be fun and there is a cafe at the beach. The biggest downside was the abuse we got from the lady at the carpark who accused me of being a cheapskate for having a Scottish National Trust card. My partner had a English N.T. card and was told the her card was a proper one. I do not expect this type of, or any, abuse from members of the N.T. Staff. Having never had any problems before I can only assume this lady was ignorant in the ways of dealing with the public and requires retraining.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Holywell Bay is Holywell Bay. Its a few bays away from Newquay, being nearer to Perranporth. Basic geography is utterly wrong on trip advisor.

3  Thank energzied
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