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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!

Boardmasters Festival Links

Accommodation in Newquay

  • Newquay   (2.6 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    Luxury glamping accommodation at this camping park in Cornwall. 1 mile from beaches. Free hot water, tea room, craft events and Saturday night feast. Sleeping 4-6 people.
     
  • Newquay   (0.4 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    Modern Travelodge hotel in Newquay with newly refurbished double & family rooms. Bar/ cafe, flexible check in/ out times by arrangement, pet friendly. Chargeable parking nearby.
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  • Crantock   (1.4 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    Selection of luxury self catering cottages in the picturesque village of Crantock in Cornwall. Pets Welcome in most. Sleeping 2-10 people.
     
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  • Newquay   (0.8 miles from the centre of Newquay)
    Sleeps 6
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    £445
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6
     
    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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  • Quintrell Downs   (2.7 miles from the centre of Newquay)
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    £200
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    Holiday park near Newquay, with touring pitches and static holiday homes. Excellent on-site facilities. Easy beach access. Ideal for couples and families.
     
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Accommodation in Watergate Bay

  • Newquay   (1.1 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
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    £525
    Per Week (seasonal) Sleeps 4-6
     
    Luxury glamping accommodation at this camping park in Cornwall. 1 mile from beaches. Free hot water, tea room, craft events and Saturday night feast. Sleeping 4-6 people.
     
  • Newquay   (1.3 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
    Sleeps 4
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    £331
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4
     
    Special Offer
    20% discount off full week stays taken before 27th May 2017!
    Contemporary two bedroom Newquay holiday apartment boasting lovely sea & beach views. Free Wi-Fi & parking, family amenities provided. Dog friendly. Short breaks off peak.
     
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  • Newquay   (1.7 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
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    £179
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4-6
     
    Hoseasons two and three bedroom self catering caravans situated just three miles from Newquay.
     
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  • Newquay   (1.2 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
    Sleeps 4
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    £445
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4
     
    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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  • Porth   (1.7 miles from the centre of Watergate Bay)
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    £450
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6
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    Stylish holiday flats & villas near Newquay with onsite swimming pool ideal for families. Book online for great special offers & deals
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