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Surfing Competitions & Events in Newquay

Boardmasters Newquay - August

One of the top annual events on the British Surfing Calendar and the ultimate summer beach party with the best live music and surf, Boardmasters is centred around Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay. What began as a small Newquay surfing competition has grown into a major surf/ music festival in the South West. Surfing competitions include an International Pros Men's and Women's Open, a Men's Longboard Pro, a Pro Junior (under 20s) and an Under 16s mixed. The event also features a fantastic Air Show always packed with breathtaking aerial tricks.

Music and Beach Party wise, the main music arena is at Watergate Bay and what a venue with stages including the beach Main Stage hosting the headliners and the cliff top View Stage with spectacular beach backdrop. Around Fistral beach during Boardmasters it's surfing all the way with surfing lessons available all week along with skate and BMX competitions, surf art on display in bars flanking the beach and after parties running into the early hours.

Getting Here

Great budget coach services are available for Boardmasters from Big Green Coach who offer cheap coach travel from Birmingham, Bristol, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Southampton and many more UK destinations direct to Boardmasters. Regular shuttle bus services also operate between Watergate Bay, Newquay town centre and Fistral beach during the event and you'll find all designated parking for Broadmasters at Watergate Bay.

Where to Stay

If you're not camping, we've got a fantastic choice of affordable, quality B&Bs and apartments in Newquay around Fistral beach and Watergate Bay. Browse the choice below and book online. For groups, Newquay surfing hostels are a great option or treat yourself to affordable luxury and book one of Newquay's many contemporary apartments - you'll find a great choice of super stylish apartments overlooking the golf course and Fistral beach!

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Accommodation in Newquay

  • St Columb Major   (8.1 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    Modern Scandinavian style lodge in Cornwall close to Padstow & Newquay. 4 bedrooms, 2 lounges & a playroom/ study, parking & use of park facilities. One dog accepted. Sleeps 8.
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  • Crantock   (1.4 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    Enjoy wonderful family holidays to the Newquay Coast when staying at Cobb Barn Holiday Cottage in Crantock. Two bedrooms, lovely lawn garden, wood burner in lounge, dog friendly.
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  • Crantock   (1.3 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    Stylish one bedroom holiday cottage for 2 in Crantock close to wonderful beaches & coastal walks. Well equipped kitchen, patio garden & Wi-Fi. Dog friendly. Short breaks off peak.
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  • Newquay   (0.8 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    Contemporary two bedroom Newquay apartment with extra double sofa bed in the lounge, Juliet balcony, allocated parking & laundry facilities. Off peak short breaks.
     
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  • Crantock   (1.4 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    Family friendly Crantock cottage with 3 bedrooms, 3 bath/ shower rooms, fully enclosed garden & parking for two cars. Free Wi-Fi service. Dog friendly. Off peak short breaks.
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Accommodation in Watergate Bay

  • Newquay   (1.2 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
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    Beautiful first floor apartment in Newquay offering views across Whipsiderry & Porth beaches. Two bedrooms, allocated parking, communal garden. Dog friendly. Off peak short breaks.
     
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  • Newquay   (1.9 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
    Sleeps 2
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    £305
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    Beautifully furnished 1 bedroom Newquay apartment set just a 5 minute walk from Porth Beach. Furnished terrace, Wi-Fi service, cot/ high chair for infants. Off peak short breaks.
     
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  • Newquay   (1.3 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
    Sleeps 6
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    £475
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    Luxury two bedroom apartment in Newquay offering beautiful sea-views. Full size balcony, walk in shower room, double sofa bed, parking. Short breaks off peak.
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  • Newquay   (1.3 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
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    £445
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    Modern two bedroom first floor apartment in Newquay close to Porth Beach. Two balconies, two bath/ shower rooms, double sofa bed. Allocated parking. Short breaks. No pets.
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  • Newquay   (1.2 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
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    Per Week (seasonal) Sleeps up to 7
     
    Two luxury pre-pitched tents at this camping & glamping park in Cornwall. 1 mile from beaches. Free hot water, tea room, craft events and Saturday night feast. Sleeps 5.
     
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