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Go behind-the-scenes of British TV drama Doc Martin on a 90-minute walking tour of Port Isaac in Cornwall. Spot memorable filming locations like the Doc’s house, Louisa’s school and Mrs. Tishell’s pharmacy as you stroll around Port Isaac, seen on-screen as the fictional Portwenn. Along the way, hear stories and anecdotes about actors like Martin Clunes from your guide, a former Doc Martin extra.
While it’s possible to learn to surf just by picking up a board and tooling around, it’s quicker and safer to learn from the pros. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or already learning to turn, this half-day course will help you navigate Cornwall’s surf safely and in control. Separate coaches look after surfers at different levels, ensuring rapid learning.
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Taking a coasteering trip along Newquay’s coast alone is a complete no-no, even if you’re experienced at the sport. This guided expedition lets you enjoy coasteering in safety and with all equipment provided, so you can focus on the scenery, swims, and jumps. Negotiate the water’s edge, caves, and whirlpools; and take deep-water leaps and swims, all with a qualified guide. A choice of time slots gives you useful flexibility.
If you are planning a big night out in Newquay, then this VIP Nightlife Pass is a great idea! We have selected some of the best bars and nightclubs to book you into, so you don't have to waste time researching venues or even queuing.. on the night, just go to the front of the queue and give your name to get straight in (for any of the venues with a door charge, this is included in the price). This Nightlife Party Pass includes the top bars and clubs in Newquay.
Surfing Lessons in Newquay, Cornwall
Learning to surf in Newquay is a blast a minute. Starting with fun active warm ups, beach safety and how to catch waves on your stomach you’ll be in the water in no time. Learn from the best, our experienced and passionate surf instructors will break down, demonstrate and support you through the fundamentals of catching and riding a Cornish wave. Master the coolest sport on earth and join us for a surf lesson in Newquay.
All of our activities are two hours long from once you are in a wetsuit. Typically customers will need 3 hours with us in total.
What we provide:
We provide all the equipment that you need. (wetsuits, surfboards)
We ask that you bring something to wear under your wetsuit and a towel. If it's sunny we recommend a bottle of water and suncream.
Rolling Atlantic waves make Newquay a world-class surf destination. Kickstart your skills and learn to ride in style and safety with this small-group surf class on Towan Beach, tailored to absolute beginners. Over the course of the session, which includes essential equipment, you’ll learn the basics from beach safety to how to catch a wave and push up into the standing pose.
Cornwall is known for its impressive outdoor beauty, and you’ll get to experience both waves and the wilderness on this action-packed trip. Take the stress out of packing lots of gear by having a wetsuit, a surfboard, a tent, a pillow, and an airbed provided. You won’t have to worry if you’ve never been surfing before as a surf coach will teach you. Highlights include Towan Headland, a coasteering session, and camping in a picturesque private woodlands area.
Learn to surf at our Newquay Surf School in Cornwall and prepare to get highly addicted. Our Taster Surfing Lessons are aimed at total beginners and will introduce you to this super-cool and fun sport, teaching you the basics from beach safety to stand up surfing.
Tremenheere offers an interesting and varied day out for all the family. Explore the gardens with its unique combination of ancient woodland, subtropical planting, international sculptures and stunning views. Childrens Activity maps are available and we welcome dogs on leads. Our Artisan Gift shop stocks a wide range of local crafts, skincare, jewellry and clothing.Tremenheere Gallery showcases changing exhibitions throughout the year. Tremenheere Kitchen offers a delicious menu using fresh local ingredients. Our Plant Nursery boasts a spectacular living roof and sells a variety of succulents and other plants.
The rolling waves off Newquay attract surfers from across Cornwall and beyond, but mastering the surf takes time and practise. On this morning or afternoon surfing lesson, take to the waves with your instructor and master the basics at your own pace. Learn beach safety, see how to catch a wave, and enjoy family-friendly outdoor adventure — with all equipment provided on your lesson.
This private surf lesson in Newquay offers an intensive experience for you and one other person. Coaching is suitable to all levels, whether you are novices or looking to improve on surfing techniques; instructors asses your experience and tailor lessons to current abilities. With all equipment provided, this 2-hour lesson at Towan Beach is ideal for accelerating the learning process.
Although designed for beginners, all are welcome to come and get creative with silver. The workshop will last approximately 3 hours, with us taking a break in the middle for a traditional Cornish treat. At the end of the session you will be proud to wear your beautiful silver rings as a memento of your time spent in Cornwall.
If you can't find a day or time that fits in with your plans, just get in touch as I am happy to change the workshop workshops calendar to suit you!
During the workshop experience you will learn traditional craftsmanship, jewellery skills and techniques in small groups in a relaxed atmosphere. You'll be welcomed into my home, where the ring workshop will take place. There will be a short health and safety induction session before we take a look at the tools and what you will be making. I will model each stage of the process and will be on hand to support you through the creative journey...but, your pieces of sterling silver jewellery will be made entirely by you!
You will learn to cut, file and shape the metal before moving on to soldering, texturing and polishing. Silver, use of tools and break-time refreshment are included in the price and your pieces of jewellery will go home with you as a beautiful memento of your time in Cornwall.
Our Family Surf Lesson costs £160 and includes:
• A private 2 hour surf lesson for you and your family with one of our professional surf coaches (up to 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children)
• All equipment is included: wetsuits, surfboards and boots and gloves if its in the colder months
• Use of the Escape Surf School facilties including hot showers and changing rooms
Coasteering takes you into an alien environment, one minute you can be traversing across barnacle-covered ledges, and the next you find yourself diving into the sea to cross water-filled zawns. The adrenaline-filled adventure will take you from secluded beaches to smugglers’ coves and secret caves inhabited by stunning sea life. It is one of the coolest ways to explore the gorgeous Cornish coastline.
Each coasteer experience runs for 2-3 hours and involves a mix of traversing along a stretch of intertidal zone, over rocks and through water, using a variety of demonstrated techniques including climbing, swimming and jumping into water. With challenging terrain and an exceptionally rugged coastline, coasteering in Newquay is both a challenge and a thrill that gives you the chance to get closer to the marine life and seascape.
Located less than 100 metres from the famous surf spot Fistral Beach, the South end of the beach offers learner perfect, less crowded waves.
Our surf school provides specifically designed indoor changing rooms, separate male and female changing areas, hot showers for after your lesson and secure lockers to keep your belongings safe while in the sea.
Our main focus is delivering fun, professional and informative lessons, getting you up and surfing with good technique, confidence and style.
As an esthablished surf school for over 15 years we have years of experience in teaching all ages and abilities.
We are fully acredited by Surfing England and the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority. All of our instructors are lifeguard qualified and hold a ISA/ Surfing England Surf Instructor Qualification.
Our equipment is always updated and includes top quality wetsuits for all weathers and the latest in learner surfboards for all ages and sizes.
Little Escape is a luxurious beach hut, available for day hire, situated on Towan Beach, Newquay,
Its ideal as a base for a day on the beach, and because it has heating, its perfect whatever the weather or time of year!
Its an ideal space to chill out & relax with a book, or enjoy the spectacular view with friends.
Little Escape is a large beach hut at 2.8 x 1.8 metres, with full width windows.It has lighting, power sockets & heating. Within the secure gated complex is tap suitable for drinking, a communal seating area & a shower on the beach.
2 seater sofa
Fold out table and chairs
2 beach chairs
Kettle, Cups, Plates, Bowls, Cutlery
Complimentary Tea, Coffee & Sugar
Wine glasses & Tumblers
+ much more
There is lots of space for your own belongings as well as hooks inside & out for clothing / wetsuits.
As well as the hire fee, we ask for a £100 refundable deposit to be paid before occupancy. We'll contact you booking to arrange this.
During the workshop experience you will learn some traditional craftsmanship jewellery skills and techniques in small groups in a relaxed atmosphere. You'll be welcomed into my home, where the sterling silver bangle making workshop will take place. There will be a short health and safety induction session before we take a look at the tools and what you will be making. I will model each stage of the process and will be on hand to support you through the creative journey...but, your pieces of sterling silver jewellery will be made entirely by you!
During the workshop experience you will learn traditional craftsmanship, jewellery skills and techniques in small groups in a relaxed atmosphere. You'll be welcomed into my home, where the sterling silver earring workshop will take place. There will be a short health and safety induction session before we take a look at the tools and what you will be making. I will model each stage of the process and will be on hand to support you through the creative journey...but, your pieces of sterling silver jewellery will be made entirely by you!
You will learn to cut, file and shape the metal before moving on to soldering, texturing and polishing. Silver, use of tools and break-time refreshment are included in the price and your pieces of jewellery will go home with you (you will make two pairs of earrings: one pair of studs and one dangle pair).