Newquay is a town, civil parishes in England, seaside resort and fishing port in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated on the north Atlantic coast of Cornwall approximately west of Bodmin and 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.