A family friendly and fun holiday resort boasting plenty of Cornwall’s natural charm, there’s always something going on in Newquay. Find out all of the fun to be had in April and you’ll soon be searching for cheap flights to Newquay and booking some space in your diary.
Easter Wonderland Weekend: 6 – 9th
Say hello to the Mad Hatter this weekend by following the White Rabbit around a fun Alice in Wonderland weekend at Newquay zoo. There will be special activities for the whole family, including duck races and tea parties.
Newquay Lions Easter Egg Hunt: 8th
Let the kids loose on Towan Beach this Easter, with a massive egg hunt organised by Newquay Lions Club. Easter bonnets encouraged and there will be a range of competitions to suit the whole family.
West Country Cup 2012: 10 – 14th
With a focus on international football and family fun, the West Country Cup is an action-packed Easter competition where teams from all over the world travel to Newquay to join in. In 2011, over 70 teams from 40 different clubs took part in the tournament.
Art8 Newquay Arts Festival: 14 – 21st
A new addition to the Newquay calendar, the Art8 festival will celebrate cultural activities and endeavours all across the town in a variety of venues. From visual art to spoken word, arts and crafts to music and movement, there are shows and events showcasing some of the town’s finest.
BKSA Kitesurfing National Course Racing: 21 – 22nd
Take a trip to Watergate Bay to see the opening event of the British Kitesurfing Association flagship competition. The best kitesurfers in the country will spend the weekend battling the waves and showing off their skills, to the appreciation of the watching crowds.
Newquay GP (Zapcats): 21 – 22nd
A weekend of wild boat chases off Fistral Beach, you can watch the contenders battle it out from the comfort of dry land, either from the beach or in one of the overlooking cafes or bars. Expect to see some real speed as 20 boats reach up to up to 50 mph.
Trevithick Day: 28th
Take a trip to nearby Camborne (about 30 minutes drive from Newquay) to celebrate the region’s rich mining past with Trevithick Day processions, fair grounds, traditional dancing and musical performances. You can also pick up snacks and local goods at market stalls, admire the flower show and see steam engines in action for yourself.
From white-knuckle sporting events to sweet family fun or inspiring arts, April is a great time to visit this welcoming town. Get booking your flights now and look forward to enjoying traditional celebrations on and around some great Cornwall beaches and excellent Newquay venues.