Newquay is a town, civil parish, seaside resort and fishing port in
Cornwall, England. It is situated on the North Atlantic coast of Cornwall
approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of Bodmin and 12 miles (19 km)
north of Truro.
The town is bounded to the west by the River Gannel and its associated salt
marsh, and to the east by the Porth Valley. Newquay has been expanding inland
(south) since it was founded.
In 2001, the census recorded a permanent
population of 19,562