Glendorgal Hotel is in a perfect location for exploring Cornwall
The Glendorgal Hotel in Newquay is based in truly unique setting having one of the most outstanding locations any Newquay Hotel or Cornwall Hotel has to offer any guest.
Sitting on its very own private headland, the Glendorgal Hotel overlooks the beautiful sandy beach of Porth. The view from the Newquay hotel and headland is breath-taking; stretching down the North Cornish coastline you are able to see past Porth Beach to the famous Watergate Bay, and onto Trevose headland, near Padstow.
Being in Newquay, Glendorgal Hotel is also in a prime location in Cornwall, offering a central base for guests to easily travel to every part of Cornwall for day trips out – the following are just a few of the Glendorgal team’s suggestions as to where you could visit on your holiday in Cornwall.
Lusty Glaze Adventure Centre
Lusty Glaze Road, Newquay,Cornwall,TR7 3AE
01637 872 444
Extreme Academy Kite Surfing
On the Beach, Watergate Bay, Cornwall, TR8 4AA
01637 860 543
Reef Surf School
10-12 Berry Rd, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1AR
01637 879 058
Camel Ski School & Wakeboarding
The Pontoon, Rock, Cornwall, PL27 6PD
01208 862 727
Camel Trail Bicycle Route
Between Padstow & Wadebridge
South Quay, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BL
01841 533 533
Falmouth School of Sailing Boat Park,
Grove Place, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4AU
01326 211 311
Boat Fishing South Quay,
Newquay Harbour, Cornwall, TR7 1HR
01637 859 596
Relaxing Newquay Holiday Activities
Our very own…
Glendorgal Health Club (Located within the Glendorgal Hotel)
Lusty Glaze Road, Porth, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 3AB
01637 874 937
Newquay Golf Club
Tower Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1LT
01637 872 091
Open-air Minack Theatre
Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6JU
01736 810 181
Camel Valley Vineyard
Nanstallon, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5LG
01208 779 59
Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1TG
01736 796 226
Plaza Cinema Truro
69 Lemon St, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PN
01872 272 894
Lost Gardens of Heligan
Pentewan, St.Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6EN
01726 845 100
Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5AD
01208 265 950
Lemon Street Gallery
13 Lemon St, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2LS
01872 275 757
Hall for Cornwall
Theatre Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2LL
01872 262 466
Family Fun in Cornwall
Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG
01726 811 972
Holywell Bay Fun Park
Holywell Bay, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5PW
01637 830 095
Trenance Riding Stables
Trenance Leisure Centre, Cornwal, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2HU
01637 872 699
Dairyland Farm World
Nr Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5AA
01872 510 246
Flambards Adventure Park
Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0QA
01326 573 404
National Maritime Museum
Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3QY
01326 313 388
Crealy Adventure Park
Tredinnick, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7RA
01841 540 276
Trenance Gardens & Boating Lake
Trenance Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2HL
Trenance Gardens Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2LZ
01637 873 342
Waterworld Swimming Pool
Trenance Leisure Park Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2LZ
01637 853 828
St Michaels Mount
West End Marazion, Cornwall, TR17 0EF
01736 710 507
Fine Dining Out
Our very own…
Watermark Restaurant (Located within the Glendorgal Hotel)
Lusty Glaze Road, Porth, Newquay, Cornwall,
TR7 3AB 01637 874 937
Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Restaurant
On the Beach, Watergate Bay Near Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AA
01637 861 000
Rick Steins Seafood Restaurant
Riverside, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BY
01841 532 700
Pentire Headland, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1NX
01637 878 117
Carvynick Cottages, Summercourt Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5AF
01872 510 544
The Glendorgal Hotel’s Beach Guide!
There are many different beaches available for you to visit in Cornwall, all close by to the Glendorgal Hotel, ranging from small enclosed nooks and rock-pooled bays through to large open sandy, surfing beaches.
The RNLI offers lifeguards throughout the summer season on the vast majority of beaches, remember to check and carefully read their beach safety advice at each guarded bay.
A popular family beach with calmer water. Walk down the right of the beach to Porth Island to visit the blow hole and walk across the picturesque headland bridge that you can see from the Glendorgal Hotel.
The adrenaline filled Adventure Centre runs from Lusty Glaze. Watch people riding the zip wire and scale the cliffs.
A long beautiful golden beach. Visit the Beach Hut for a drink and look out for the kite surfers on a windy day.
A sheltered spot with caves and rock-pools for fun family exploring. Visit at low tide when you can access the whole beach.
A great surfing beach with a great little cafe. Wait for waves to watch Tolcarne Bay’s surfing ‘wedge’.
A dramatic beach with cliffs jutting out into the sea. Best seen from the cliff path where steps lead down to the beach.
Great Western Bay
Accessed from around the side of the ‘Great Western Hotel’ in Newquay. If you wait for low tide you can walk the length of all three beaches to Newquay harbour.
Towan Bay & Newquay Harbour
Another family favourite and one of Newquay’s best known beaches. Look out for the house on the cliff only reachable by a bridge.
Newquay’s famous – a world class surfing beach, Watch some of the best surfers in the UK catching the waves. The Cribbar, an offshore reef break works in high swells – not to be missed!
A large beach with sand dunes accessible from the Pentire area. The beach is the mouth of the river Gannel which is a beautiful walk along the river through to Trenance Gardens.