Nature and Parks

  • Newquay Zoo
    Trenance Park, Newquay TR7 2LZ
    Newquay Zoo is Cornwall's largest zoo and covers over 13 acres (53,000 m2) of land, as well as housing over 130 species. An expansion of 3.5 acres (14,000 m2) opened as an African Savanna area followed by a central new Philippines area housing endangered fishing cat, Visayan warty pig and Philippine spotted deer
  • The Japanese Garden
    St. Mawgan Village, Newquay TR8 4ET
    Set in approximately 1 acre, the Japanese Garden is a perfect example of what is small is beautiful. Diminutive it may be in size, but its paths lead into a myriad of divine features, including the Water Gardens, Stroll garden and a Zen Garden - created in accordance with the philosophy of the East. The Red Lion has many offerings such as traditional ales, live music, cosy log fire, pool table, dart board, gaming machines, superb harbour views, warm & friendly atmosphere.
  • Blue Reef Aquarium
    Towan Promenade, Newquay TR7 1DU
    Enjoy the sheer beauty of the display by taking a journey through its very own underwater tunnel, as well as a number of viewing portholes, a floor to ceiling window and even enjoy close encounters from the surface – where Omiros often likes to pop up to say hello!
  • Trenance Gardens
    Edgecumbe Avenue, Newquay TR7 2LZ
    In the gardens you will find a hidden little gem, a very charming little Tea Room known as Trenance Cottages which dates back to the 1800's. Inside this fascinating Grade II listed building you can read all the history and see old pictures of how the cottages used to look and most importantly you can have the chance to try one of the most delicious Cornish Cream Teas around!
  • Newquay Harbour
    North Quay Hill, Newquay TR7 1HF
    Newquay's historic harbour is where Newquay got its name – formerly known as Towan Blystra – the town got a new harbour, or 'quay' and the name came with it! The harbour is one of Newquay's most picturesque locations and even has its own small beach to relax on.