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BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol

Narrowcliff, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2PQ

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Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (100 spaces)
  • Sauna
  • Pets Allowed
  • Indoor Pool
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • WIFI
  • Lift
  • 24hr service
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

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near the BEST WESTERN Hotel Bristol, Newquay

Newquay Harbour Seals

The calm green waters of Newquay harbour make a tempting spot for Cornwall's local wild grey seal population. One-hour boat trips travel across the bay to see local marine life as well as Newquay from a new angle.

Available : Daily

Trenance Gardens

Trenance Gardens is a 26-acre park and one of Newquay's most popular family attractions. It is home to Newquay Zoo, a 25-metre swimming pool, a kids pool, fitness centre, boating lake, mini railway and, of course, the lush landscaped gardens.

Available : Daily

Newquay Zoo

Set within the exotic gardens of Trenance Park, Newquay Zoo is home to hundreds of animals from around the world. Fascinating talks, feeding times and daily animal encounters give visitors the chance to get closer to the creatures.

Available : Daily

Blue Reef Aquarium

Newquay's Blue Reef Aquarium features local marine life, hundreds of tropical species in an ocean display, and an underwater tunnel. Take the kids to see the amazing octopus, which can even open jam jars to get at its food.

Available : Daily

Relentless Boardmasters Festival

The Relentless Boardmasters Festival takes place in Newquay's Watergate Bay alongside the annual Boardmasters Championships. The Men's World Qualifying Series surfing event is the highlight on the water, while famous musicians provide the festival atmosphere.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)


Trerice is a charming Elizabethan manor house in Kestle Mill, near Newquay, renowned for its barrel-roofed Great Chamber. Explore its fine period rooms, flowering gardens and old Cornish apple orchard.

Available : Daily; not Fri

Dairyland Farm World

Dairyland Farm World in Newquay provides a hands-on farm experience for children and their parents that aims to promote a better understanding between town and country.

Available : Daily

Lappa Valley Steam Railway

The Lappa Valley Steam Railway runs from Newquay to East Wheal Rose on one of the oldest trackbeds in Cornwall. Trains run daily during opening season. Please check the railway's website for details of reduced April and October services.

Available : Apr - Nov 2013 (annual)

'Obby 'Oss Celebrations

Prepare yourself for a strange tradition that's said to aid fertility! Padstow town centre's 'Obby 'Oss Celebrations see two black-clothed hobby horses make a bee-line for every woman they pass, drawing them under their cloaks and daubing them with coal.

Available : May 2013 (annual)

Royal Cornwall Museum

Located in the heart of Truro, the Royal Cornwall Museum features permanent displays on the county's history as well as a diverse range of temporary exhibitions.

Available : Daily; not Sun

Truro Cathedral

Construction works on this majestic building started in 1880 on the site of the 16th century St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, and were completed in 1910. Dr Benson, the Bishop at the time, appointed architect John Pearson to create something quite spectacular and yet different from the styles of other cathedrals in England.

Available : Daily

The Hall for Cornwall

Cornwall's premier arts venue is right at the heart of Truro's cultural scene. Drama, dance and music are all on the menu here.

Available : Daily

Cornwall Food And Drink Festival

The Cornwall Food And Drink Festival returns to Lemon Quay with a feast of cooking tips and demonstrations. Visitors can learn how to make tasty dishes using local produce and watch top chefs in action. Best of all - it's free!

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Royal Cornwall Show

Held at a dedicated showground outside Wadebridge, the Royal Cornwall Show has roots that date back to 1793. Local produce is available in abundance, there's a colourful flower show and the steam fair includes traction engines and traditional fairground attractions.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The 400-year-old Heligan Estate fell into ruin in the early years of the 20th century. In the 1990s, overgrowth was hacked back, decaying structures repaired and gardens replanted. A highlight is the magical warren of Victorian walled fruit and vegetable gardens.

Available : Daily

St Austell Brewery

The Visitor Centre at the family-run St Austell Brewery divulges the secrets of over 150 years of real ales and the families who have brewed them. Complete your education with some sampling at Hicks Bar.

Available : Daily

Keay Theatre

The Keay Theatre, aka the "big green copper box", is an intimate contemporary performing space in the grounds of St Austell's Cornwall College. The annual season includes everything from hip-hop and Cornish-language punk to cutting-edge dance and traditional pantomime.

Available : Daily

Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

The Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre takes you through 300 years of maritime history, including the story of the "unsinkable" Titanic. You can also read between the lines of Admiral Lord Nelson's letter, written just before the Battle of Trafalgar.

Available : Mar - Oct 2013 (annual)

Halloweden at the Eden Project

Pumpkins and ghoulish costumes abound during Halloween half-term at the Eden Project. Explore foreboding forests to play Halloween games and listen to scary stories, before trying the spooky ice rink - guaranteed to send chills down your spine!

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

Eden Project

The Eden Project near St Austell, east Cornwall, has a 45-acre "global garden" and the world's largest geodesic domes. The aim of this Charitable Trust is to improve relations between "plants, people and resources, for a sustainable future for all".

Available : Daily

Trelissick Gardens

The tranquil Trelissick Gardens are home to a superb collection of exotic plant species and, thanks to their prime location at the head of the Fal estuary, offer spectacular views of the surrounding area.

Available : Daily

Endellion Summer Music Festival

The widely anticipated Endellion Summer Music Festival invites classical musicians from around the world to perform at the Collegiate Church of St Endelienta, St Endellion. Relax and enjoy trumpet concertos, string quartets and choral singing in a beautiful and calming setting.

Available : Jul - Aug 2013 (annual)

Caerhays Castle & Gardens

The enormous 19th-century Caerhays Castle was built by London architect John Nash in a sheltered Gorran valley overlooking Porthluney Cove. Visit the house and 100-acre gardens with magnolia collection in spring, or secluded Porthluney Beach throughout the year.

Available : Feb - May 2013 (annual)

International Sea Shanty Festival

Who knows how much competition there is for the accolade, but Falmouth's International Sea Shanty Festival can proudly claim it's the largest event of its type worldwide. Mixing song and sea faring, the three-day event celebrates Falmouth's nautical heritage.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

Falmouth Week

Falmouth Week has grown from its earliest origins in the 1820s. It is now a major event held over eight days, encompassing all aspects of racing on the water and some serious partying around town.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary

Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary in the grounds of Glanmor House in Hayle has a fabulous collection of rare and endangered parrots, as well as owls, birds of prey, otters, penguins and a farm full of animals.

Available : Daily

Tate St Ives

The Tate St Ives gallery overlooks Porthmeor Beach in Cornwall's idyllic fishing village. One of the youngest of the UK's Tate Galleries, it also looks after the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden dedicated to the British sculptor.

Available : Daily

Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden

The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden forms part of Tate St Ives. In her will, the late British sculptor asked for her workspace to become a museum and her garden to remain filled with a selection of her work.

Available : Daily

Helston Flora Day

The Flora Day celebrates the arrival of spring and takes place around the streets of Helston in Cornwall. Highlights include the Early Morning Dance, Hal-an-Tow, the Children's Dance, the Ancient Furry Dance and Evening Dance.

Available : May 2013 (annual)

St Ives September Festival

St Ives fills with music and the arts for its annual St Ives September Festival. There are exhibitions, films, talks, poetry, classes and guided walks to enjoy. Concerts take place in the Guildhall and several pubs, amongst other venues.

Available : Sep 2013 (annual)

Hurling the Silver Ball

Every February Feast Monday the mayor of St Ives hurls a silver ball from the wall of the Parish Church. Once caught, the crowd compete for it until the clock strikes noon and the winner claims a five shilling reward.

Available : Feb 2013 (annual)

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