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Nestled on a stunning clifftop location overlooking picturesque Fistral Beach, The Headland Hotel and Spa in Cornwall is an enchanting destination that exudes luxury and elegance. With its iconic Victorian architecture, exquisite interiors and exceptional amenities, it successfully blends modernity with its classic roots, providing the perfect getaway for a memorable and indulgent stay on the coast.

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From its clifftop position, The Headland Hotel and Spa boasts remarkable vistas that overlook Fistral Beach, one of Cornwall's most iconic surfing spots. Just a few steps outside the hotel, guests can easily access the sandy stretch and experience the thrill of the waves. The location also offers access to stunning sandy beaches and miles of expansive coastline and footpaths, perfect for exploration.

Fowey offers a delightful selection of boutiques, galleries, and artisanal shops to explore.

By train: Newquay Station is an 8-minute drive, or 25-minute walk from the hotel with trains to Par - which links to Plymouth, Totness, Taunton, Exeter St. David's and London Paddington. Book trains to Newquay.

By car: Just 20 minutes off the A39 to Bath, Exeter is 1 hour 40 mins from the hotel, Taunton 2 hours 10 mins, and London just over 5 hours. Parking is available at the hotel.

By plane: Newquay airport is just 20 minutes away by car.

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The hotel is the remarkable achievement of husband-and-wife duo Caroline and John Armstrong, who meticulously brought the historic Grade II-listed building back to life from its former decline. Celebrating the building's rich history while offering guests state-of-the-art facilities, the hotel provides a memorable and indulgent stay in welcoming surroundings.


At the centre of the hotel, guests can discover the spa, which has a strong focus on well-being, providing a peaceful retreat where guests can escape the stresses of daily life against the backdrop of uninterrupted sea vistas. The team is exceptionally friendly and attentive, providing guests with world-class service. The hotel offers numerous luxury spaces with stunning ocean views, where guests can indulge in exquisite dining while enjoying unparalleled comfort.

  • Samphire Restaurant
  • The Terrace bistro
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Exercise classes
  • Spa Lounge
  • Cocktail bar
  • Afternoon tea
  • Sea views
  • Family-friendly
  • Dog-friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi


Offering breathtaking views across Fistral Beach or the Atlantic Ocean, each room boasts a unique design finished with custom-made furnishings. The spacious en-suite bathrooms are equipped with double sinks and some have standalone baths.

Room types: Cosy, Coastal, Ocean View, Splendid, Turret, Fistral View, Best Hotel rooms and suites, Self-catering cottages

Key amenities: ensuite with Elemis toiletries, robes and slippers for the spa, direct lift access, dog-friendly option

Food & Drink

Enjoy ocean views from The Terrace restaurant and indulge in the finest seasonal Cornish cuisine, featuring locally-sourced meat, fish, and game, all inspired by the dramatic North Cornish coastline. If you're looking for something fancier, enjoy fine dining at Samphire restaurant.

Samphire Restaurant: two AA Rosette-awarded, modern fine dining, sunset views. Three courses for £39.

The Terrace bistro: AA Rosette-awarded, all-day seaside dining, alfresco or in bright conservatory, children's menus available. Main courses from £14.

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Stylish, elegant and unique, The Headland Hotel & Spa is a luxury hotel in Newquay with private cottages set on an exclusive clifftop overlooking Fistral beach.

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