Towan Head

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Towan Head

Towan Head (Cornish: Penn Tewyn)[1] is a headland one mile west of Newquay on the north coast of Cornwall, United Kingdom.[2] The headland points north and Fistral Beach is immediately to the south.


  1. ^ Place-names in the Standard Written Form (SWF) : List of place-names agreed by the MAGA Signage Panel. Cornish Language Partnership.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey Landranger 2000: Newquay, Bodmin & surrounding area, 1:50 000

Coordinates: 50°25′30″N 5°05′56″W / 50.425°N 5.099°W / 50.425; -5.099