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Activities & Surfing Lessons/Hire Newquay

As one of the UK's leading resorts for outdoor pursuits, Newquay offers a fantastic array of activities and things to do come rain or shine.

To save you the long and often difficult task of finding the right activity for you, we have selected a range of fun activities suitable for all. Book any activity plus accommodation at Hotel Sunnyside for a great value package, or just add to your existing accommodation booking. For a full-on adventure break, why not mix it up and add a few different activities to your stay with us? Great discounted rates are available for surfing and coasteering packages and extended surfing courses.

To book an activity, simply email or call us and we’ll make the necessary arrangements for you. Simple as that!


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£25 per person (normally £30)

PLUS a free place for the group leader (based on surfing groups of 12)

You can’t visit the UK’s surf capital without getting in the water and trying your hand at surfing.

Hotel Sunnyside is proud to offer surf lessons and coaching through our partnership with Newquay Surfing School and current European No. 2 pro longboarder, Adam Griffiths. By booking through Hotel Sunnyside we can offer a special £5 per person discount.

Based at the nearby and exclusive beach facility at Great Western Beach, Newquay Surfing School provide convenience coupled with a fantastic location for you to take to the waves.

And now, new for 2015, surf gear company Osprey have joined ranks with Newquay Surfing School to support their expanding groups and schools operation, providing top quality new equipment and surf goodies.

With every surf session, Newquay Surf School teach the basic safety skills and provide a fun and informative learning environment for all abilities. Adam and the team strive to provide both a great time and memorable experience for each and every surfer. All instructors are qualified R.N.L.I. lifeguards and B.S.A. Surf Coaches.

Whether you’re looking for some hardcore extensive private coaching, an inclusive and safety-conscious group lesson for your school residential, or simply a fun and invigorating group activity for a special occasion, a surfing lesson with Newquay Surfing School is simply an awesome experience.

Surfing holidays and individual surfing lessons can all be arranged through Hotel Sunnyside at special discounted rates. All lessons are dependent on tide times, but generally start at 10 am. Each standard lesson provides 2.5 hours coaching. A minimum booking of 2 persons may apply. All surfers must be 8 years old or older.

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£35 per person

Try one of the most thrilling new adventure pursuits- a combination of climbing, swimming, and cliff jumping. Coasteering through Newquay Surfing School assures you of a safe, fun experience for all.



£30 per person

Set in the beautiful Cornish countryside, Newquay Paintball is one of Newquay's most popular activity options. The Weekend Warrior package includes the latest CO2 powered semi automatic paintball gun & full safety equipment.



Fr £19 per person

Zorbing is something everyone has to try, and where better than in Newquay, Cornwall - the UK hub of extreme sports. From just £19, you and your friends/family can pump yourself full of adrenaline rolling down a custom built 200m zorb run, the ultimate adrenaline rush! Cornwall Zorbing Park offers both harness AND hydro zorbing! Choose from a single roll for £19 or The Ultimate Experience (4 rolls) for £35.

Open come rain, hail or shine, Cornwall Zorbing Park near Newquay is the prefect all-weather day out!


Quad Biking

Fr £30 per person

Quad biking at ATV Centre in Truro


Go Karting

Fr £30 per person

Enjoy 2 x 15 minute sessions in 70mph twin engine pro-karts at St Eval Kart Circuit, one the South West's biggest and best outdoor circuits.


Spa Treatments

Price on request

Face, neck and shoulder massage, express facial & mini manicure or pedicure (60 mins)

Price on request

Mini Manicure or pedicure & strip lashes for your night out! (40 mins)


Deep Sea Fishing

£25 per person

Join Paddlefish Adventure for a 4 hour fishing trip around our beautiful local waters. All bait and tackle is provided free of charge.


And finally.. Bars & Clubs

Free / discounted club entrance

No visit to Newquay is complete without sampling the town after dusk. By way nightlife, Newquay is huge. There is a wide selection of bars and drinking venues, ranging from chilled beach-side bars to nationally recognised clubs attracting big name international DJs.

Why not head down to Salt, Newquay's newest club, The Chy Bar & Koola, or The Walkabout, Newquay's main sports venue, all located just a few minutes away from Hotel Sunnyside.

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