What’s on at The Headland

Things to enjoy this May Half Term

May half term is almost upon us. With the promise of warmer weather, an extra bank holiday, and Jubilee celebrations, we have compiled a fantastic variety of activities in the area suitable for all the family.

National Walking Month

Top three walks from The Headland, as recommended by our Concierge.  

The Headland teams up with EBike Cornwall

The Headland hotel has teamed up with an electric bike rental which enables guests to explore the beauty of the county on two wheels.

Take five... with Joshua Bates - Hotel Operations Manager

Get to know Joshua Bates, The Headland's Hotel Operations Manager who has grown with us over the last five years. 

The Headland Hotel is the first in Newquay to receive Real Living Wage accreditation

The Headland, which employs more than 200 people, has joined the nationwide movement which was set up to establish a fair day’s pay, ensuring everyone can earn enough to live on.

Take five... with Dee England - Spa and Wellness Manager

Get to know Dee England who is our Spa and Wellness Manager at The Headland. 

Take five... with Sarah Gaskin - Head Concierge

Get to know Sarah Gaskin who is our award winning Head Concierge. 

Stay like royalty in iconic Victorian hotel to celebrate Platinum Jubilee

As the country celebrates the momentous Platinum Jubilee this summer, why not be treated like royalty with two nights in one of The Headland’s most exclusive suites?

Take five... with Finley Start - Assistant Restaurant Manager

Get to know Finley Start who is Assistant Manager for The Terrace Restaurant at The Headland.

Take Five... with Giselle Allan - Student Placement

Get to know Giselle Allan who has been working at The Headland on a Student Placement scheme for the last 7 months.

Sample the sights and sounds of spring with a special two-night stay

Cornwall is always ahead of the curve when it comes to spring blooms, so if you’re looking to shake off your winter coat and celebrate the new season next month, what better way than to do it than in five-star luxury?

February Cocktails of the Month

This month’s cocktails provide the ideal start – or finish - to a romantic evening.

Veryan Palmer Joins Non-Executive Board of Pride of Britain

Hotel Director Veryan Palmer has joined the non-executive board of the prestigious Pride of Britain Hotels consortium.

Festive Afternoon Tea

The Headland has added new dates for its festive afternoon tea by the sea this Christmas.

Employee of the Year Awards

The Headland has celebrated its staff’s dedication and achievements for 2021 with a special awards ceremony. 

Concierge at luxury Cornish hotel recognised for ‘world class’ work

An employee at a top Cornish hotel has been recognised for her ‘world class’ work by scooping a prestigious award at the recent Hotel Cateys’ Awards.

Christmas, Experiences

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

We are very excited to announce we will be hosting two Festive Wreath Making experiences alongside Rafflesia Wedding Flowers this December! Spend the day getting crafty before enjoying a glass of champagne and either lunch or afternoon tea to make sure you leave feeling thoroughly in the Christmas spirit.


The Headland invites local community to create Christmas wonderland

The Headland is inviting a small group of locals to join the Thursday Club ladies in transforming its elegant interior into a magical Christmas wonderland.

The Headland, in Newquay, is keen to foster a sense of community ahead of the festive season with willing volunteers lending a hand to bedeck its showpiece rooms over two days.

Headland Hotel Thanks Summer Staff With Their Own ‘Graduation Ceremony’

Cornwall’s luxury five-star The Headland hotel has held a graduation ceremony to say thank you to a group of students who worked throughout the summer holidays.


Grand High Witch Appointed to Give Guests a Wicked Welcome

The Witches Afternoon Tea at The Headland will be chock-full of spooky sensations following the appointment of a Grand High Witch to welcome visitors.

The Headland Wins Prestigious National Spa Award

Luxury Cornish hotel The Headland has won a prestigious award for its elegant spa experience.

The five-star venue, overlooking Fistral Beach in Newquay, won Best Coastal Spa for the first time at the annual Good Spa Guide’s national awards ceremony.

Witch Sought for Spooky Season of Afternoon Teas

Jobs in the hospitality industry have proved rather challenging this summer, but one Cornish hotel is looking for an extraordinary new recruit this autumn.

Five-star hotel The Headland is seeking someone adept at terrifying adults and children alike, with a particular talent in turning people into mice.

The Headland rewards ‘outstanding contribution’ of team members

The Headland has recognised the tireless efforts of its staff during a very challenging time for the hospitality industry.

The Headland’s operations manager Joshua Bates won a coveted Acorn Award, whilst Olivia Cornes and Nandor Szentey received Employee of the Month awards from hotel General Manager, Ian Wynne.

Explore Cornwall in Autumn

Summer’s almost gone and with it, the hustle and bustle which defines a high season in Cornwall.

It gives way to the delights of early autumn, when the warm days and cool evenings provide the perfect platform for a relaxing break by the sea.

The Headland encourages guests to ‘borrow a board’ for eco-friendly surf

The Headland is making waves in the surfing world after commissioning our own environmentally friendly boards from a local business and launching ‘borrow a board’ scheme.

We have joined forces with fellow Newquay business Dick Pearce Bellyboards to offer our guests a fun, greener way to enjoy the Atlantic Ocean, which rolls just beneath the hotel’s iconic clifftop location.