Tag Archives: Newquay History

Museums Near to Newquay

Did you know there are a few museums near to Newquay that you can visit, some even free?   There are museums in Newquay, but if you’ve got a car and fancy a small drive out, then these are worth … Continue reading

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4 Museums in Newquay, Cornwall

If you’re a fan of museums, heritage centres and exhibitions on local history or social history, then a museum visit can be a great way to discover local secrets, histories, curiosities and see the past brought to life.   Visiting the museums … Continue reading

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Watergate Bay Hotel History

The Watergate Bay Hotel history is short, but varied, at times its existence being in doubt. Just 120 years ago there was nothing on the site, it was simply the northern end of Watergate Bay, which starts at Porth by … Continue reading

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Carew, Survey of Cornwall, 1602. Newquay, Newe Kaye

In 1602 Carew made a complete Survey of Cornwall, in which Newe Kaye (Newquay) was visited. Continue reading

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