{"LocationDetails":{"Id":857,"Name":"Holywell Bay","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to holidays in Holywell Bay\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eHolidays in Holywell Bay are something of a closely guarded secret, because this gorgeous coastal village sits just a few miles southwest of Newquay, and it\u0026rsquo;s beautiful. The perfect sandy hideaway for those of you who like to enjoy the very best of the region without the crowds of Newquay, Holywell Bay is all about spending quality time on the coast, within easy reach of family days out.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eHolywell Bay Beach is a huge golden beach, with plenty of space to let the kids enjoy the sand between their toes. Backed by fluffy sand dunes, the beach is popular with walkers, surfers, body boarders and storm watchers\u0026hellip;and it\u0026rsquo;s one of those dreamy expanses of sand where anything goes. For those days out, Holywell Bay Fun Park has everything you need to keep the kids entertained for a day. In fact, with its rides and attractions there\u0026rsquo;s something for every age group, and it\u0026rsquo;s great fun.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003eThings to do in Holywell Bay\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eOk, so one of the most important things to do in Holywell Bay is to unroll your beach towel and settle down on the sand for some time out. But there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the scenery too\u0026hellip;for one thing, the region\u0026rsquo;s home to some of the most spectacular stretches of the South West Coast Path, so pack a pair of walking boots and make sure you get out there. The lovely thing about the coast path is that you can pick a section and walk as much or as little as you like, and if you take a picnic with you you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to dine al fresco with a jaw-dropping view.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf all this talk of picnics has got you wondering what you\u0026rsquo;ll do for an adrenaline rush, then there\u0026rsquo;s always the water. Whether you\u0026rsquo;re a surfer or a body boarder (or a novice at both), the bay\u0026rsquo;s the perfect place to grab a board and see what you can do. There are RNLI lifeguards on hand during the summer too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003ePlaces to visit in Holywell Bay\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere are some fantastic places to visit in Holywell Bay, and we should start with Holywell Bay Fun Park. With rides and attractions for children of all ages, you can easily Holywell Bay\u0026rsquo;s just a few miles from the ever-popular Newquay, and that means you can pop the kids in the car and drive the short distance to those infamous family attractions. Newquay\u0026rsquo;s home to Newquay Zoo, the Blue Reef Aquarium, and the harbourside\u0026rsquo;s surrounded by shops and restaurants for those family meals.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eNot that you\u0026rsquo;ll ever get bored with Holywell Bay\u0026rsquo;s Beach of course, but if you fancy exploring some of the region\u0026rsquo;s other famous sandy spots you\u0026rsquo;ll find Fistral Beach, Watergate Bay and Lusty Glaze Beach near Newquay. Fistral\u0026rsquo;s perfect for those of you with dogs in tow, as it\u0026rsquo;s dog friendly all year round. And, if you\u0026rsquo;re keen to try your hand at surfing under the watchful gaze of a professional, the team at Newquay Activity Centre are trained lifeguards as well as instructors, and they can have most learners on the board within two hours.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003eHolywell Bay beaches\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAaaaaaaah, now who doesn\u0026rsquo;t love a great big sandy beach with fluffy little dunes behind it? Holywell Bay Beach has so much space you\u0026rsquo;ll never find yourself squeezed beside another family on a sunny day, and it\u0026rsquo;s perfect for all ages. Make sure you take the kids inside the Holywell Cave, complete with fascinating calcium deposits, and when the tide rolls out you can just about see the wreck of an old Argentinian coaster just offshore.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWhen the tide comes in, head to the dunes to continue your day out, and there\u0026rsquo;s always plenty of space to pick a patch and enjoy a snack or finish that holiday read before you head back to your home from home. And don\u0026rsquo;t forget, Holywell Bay Fun Park\u0026rsquo;s nearby too, so if the kids get restless or you fancy something different, you can head over to enjoy the rides and attractions. To be honest, there\u0026rsquo;s something for everyone at Holywell Bay, and whether you\u0026rsquo;re content to watch the sun go down as you walk along the dunes, or you spend every day of your break with the bucket and spade on the sand, it\u0026rsquo;s perfect.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003eHolywell Bay restaurants\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWe know that part of the fun of visiting Cornwall is sampling the local foods, and there are some fabulous restaurants in Holywell Bay. Right at the end of a path that runs between those gorgeous sand dunes, the St Pirans Inn is every inch the friendly local pub. With a menu that strives to showcase local ingredients wherever possible, this pub serves us classics such as beer battered fish and chips, homemade burgers and homemade chilli, so it\u0026rsquo;s perfect for that meal after a busy day on the beach.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWith a thatched roof and a seriously quaint character, The Treguth Inn dates all the way back to the 13\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e century. With a reputation for its yummy Sunday roasts, this one welcomes dogs (as do most of the pubs in Cornwall to be honest), and it\u0026rsquo;s great for the whole family. For those evenings when you feel like something fancy, The Fish House is a new restaurant close to Newquay\u0026rsquo;s Fistral Beach. So close to the sea that you can almost hear the waves, this one\u0026rsquo;s fast becoming one of the region\u0026rsquo;s best-loved restaurants, and it\u0026rsquo;s well worth a visit.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"holywell-bay","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2018/02/iStock-472849370.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Fifteen Cornwall","Body":"\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ve got to hand it to Jamie Oliver, not only did he set up a restaurant that combines fine dining and charity but he also went and put it right on the spectacular Watergate Bay in Newquay. Just a few miles outside of Newquay in Watergate Bay, Jamie Oliver\u0026rsquo;s Fifteen Cornwall enjoys unbelievable views of the two mile stretch of beach and it\u0026rsquo;s the home of the Cornwall Foundation of Promise apprentice programme.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing to offer apprenticeships to youths in need of a helping hand, Fifteen Cornwall serves up inspiring dishes that will top off any stay in self-catering Newquay accommodation. The sophisticated interior and thoughtful menu at Fifteen have been carefully prepared with passion by the apprentices, and they strive to make use of local produce and seasonal ingredients. Children are welcome for the lunchtime sittings, although it\u0026rsquo;s adults only of an evening.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFifteen Cornwall ensures that 80% of the ingredients used in its menus are from Cornwall. 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The festival takes place across two of the country\u0026rsquo;s most inspiring venues \u0026ndash; Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach, and the bill is always crammed with the biggest names in music.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like to spend your summers in flip flops, your free time on the waves and leave your troubles at the entrance of a festival then this is the one for you \u0026ndash; Boardmasters is about enjoying sport, live acts and a good time.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026rsquo;ve never been to the festival before check which location you fancy before buying your tickets as they focus on different aspects of the event. Watergate Bay becomes one of the world\u0026rsquo;s most beautiful music arenas (live music sounds even better with the waves crashing in the background), and it hosts the restaurants, bars and stages just five minutes from the sand.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFistral Beach is where you\u0026rsquo;ll find the sportier side of things, so if you want to try your hand at surfing (or show off your skills), skate, ride your BMX and admire art then this is the site for you.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou never quite know what you\u0026rsquo;ll see at Boardmasters, but aside from the sport and music that are always certain you\u0026rsquo;ll also be in for rides, shops, snacks and even a phone charging station so you won\u0026rsquo;t run out of battery during the fun.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.4196,"LocationLongitude":-5.0977,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/05/iStock_000018412685Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"holywell-bay/newquay/relentless-boardmasters","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/05/iStock_000018412685Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Trerice","Body":"\u003cp\u003eHave you ever wondered what real Elizabethan country life would have been like? We\u0026#39;re talking wandering through the garden to your manor house and warming yourself by the fire inside...well Trerice is about as close as it\u0026#39;s possible to get to experiencing it. Trerice is a welcoming Elizabethan manor house that never fails to charm its visitors. Far smaller than other National Trust houses, Trerice\u0026rsquo;s size works in its favour as visitors can take their time and enjoy an intimate building with history at every turn. It\u0026rsquo;s always a favourite with TripAdvisor reviewers, and they recommend visiting for a morning or an afternoon during a Cornwall holiday.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAn historic house is always that bit more special when it hasn\u0026rsquo;t seen too much change, and thanks to a series of owners who lived away Trerice has managed to escape losing its character. The house and gardens make a lovely setting to escape from it all and unwind, and other than the occasional lilts of Tudor music you\u0026rsquo;ll find a comfortable silence surrounds the grounds.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eVisitors can try their hands at traditional Tudor games on the Bowling Green before they leave, and the sounds of families having fun make it easy to imagine Trerice as a busy family home. 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You\u0026rsquo;ve discovered one of Newquay\u0026rsquo;s most exciting family attractions, and there isn\u0026rsquo;t room on this page for us to tell you about everything there is to see and do at Newquay Zoo. It\u0026rsquo;s the wildest day out during a Cornwall holiday, and you\u0026rsquo;ll find yourself up close to African lions, playful penguins and creepy crawlies.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eTake your time in the relaxing attraction and watch the penguins as they bask beside their pool, watch in awe as the big cats are fed and oooh and aaah at the cute red pandas \u0026ndash; all in one day. You\u0026rsquo;re never too old for Newquay Zoo, but it\u0026rsquo;s a great day out for children thanks to activity trails, talks from the keepers and the children\u0026rsquo;s play area. There\u0026rsquo;s also face painting to make your little ones look just like their favourite animals.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe zoo is set in stunning sub tropical gardens, so it\u0026rsquo;s a lovely environment to spend a day in and a great family attraction. It\u0026rsquo;s easy to forget you\u0026rsquo;re on the north coast of Cornwall as there are animals from all corners of the globe, but Newquay Zoo\u0026rsquo;s friendly atmosphere is the kind you\u0026rsquo;ll only experience in the South West!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003ePicnics are welcome, and the Cafe Lemur often treats visitors to summer barbeques, so you can sit back and watch the lemurs play nearby while you eat. Most of the food in the cafe is locally sourced, offering visitors a true taste of the West Country during their day out. 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With over a mile of golden sand backed by fluffy dunes, this beach features as the Warleggans\u0026rsquo; beach in the hit BBC drama. As big as it is beautiful, this sandy beach is one of our favourites. There\u0026rsquo;s plenty of space to enjoy family time, even in the height of summer, and the beach is backed by distinctive sand dunes, perfect for a wander when the tide comes in.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you fancy trying your hand at something new, the beach is a popular spot with body boarders, and there are trained RNLI lifeguards on hand to keep you safe during the summer months. Just far enough away from Newquay to feel away from the hustle and bustle, Holywell Bay\u0026rsquo;s the perfect spot for a wander in the dunes, some time on the sun, or a picnic on a summer\u0026rsquo;s day. 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