Fistral Beach has long been considered the home of British Surfing as well as a spot of pure natural beauty and for good reason! Here are our top 5 reasons why we think Fistral is Cornwall’s best beach.

  1. World Class Waves

There is a specific reason to as why Fistral is considered the home of British surfing and this is due to its consistent world class waves. These world class waves have helped birth some of the UK’s most renown surfers such as Ben Skinner, Adam Griffiths and Russell Winter. It also allows Fistral to host several surf competitions across the year, including Boardmasters.

  1. Stunning Scenery

Fistral plays host to a bountiful collection of aesthetically pleasing views, from the golden sands to the glistening ocean your eyes will be spoilt. Although the beach is the main point of beauty there is a stunning coastal walk to follow which is teaming in greenery and wildlife unique to Cornwall’s seaside towns.

  1. Facilities Galore

When visiting Fistral you needn’t worry about pretty much anything, the International Surfing Centre which is placed at the beaches shoreline has everything you need for your stay at the beach. Facilities such as modern bathrooms, hot showers, Fistral Beach Surf School & Surf Hire Centre, a plethora of eating establishments, the iconic beach bar and a several surf shops. The cenre has you covered from beach to ocean, and curries to silent disco’s.

  1. Events for all the Family

Throughout the year Fistral beach has a wide and interesting variety of events that cater for every demographic, from the famous surf, skate & music festival Boardmasters to the unique Night Surf there is something for everyone. All events are family orientated and fun for everyone.

  1. Boardmasters Surf, Skate & Music Festival

How many festivals do you know that operate around surfing and the beach in the UK? Go on I’m waiting? Okay the truth is that there isn’t! Boardmasters is not only Newquay’s biggest party it is one of the UK’s most unique and special festivals that gets bigger and better each year. For one week in August you get to watch the cream of Europe’s surfing battle it out in the epic waves of Fistral and watch some of the world’s most iconic artists play their hearts out.