Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl’s search to find the ultimate junior surfer is coming to Watergate Bay on 15 and 16 August. Half of International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be next one?

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on August 5, 2015


Real Cornwall, by boat

Real Cornwall, by boat

Yes Cornwall’s beaches are some of the best in the world. But cruise along our rivers, creeks and estuaries by boat and you’ll discover the Real Cornwall.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on July 29, 2015


Padstow Seafood School

Padstow Seafood School

Or how I learnt to cook like Rick Stein at his Padstow cookery school. Well, almost.

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Cornwall’s retro surfing scene

Cornwall’s retro surfing scene

It hasn’t been hard to notice a shift in the world of surfing in recent years. Surfers are now craving a return to their counter-culture roots, shunning big-name brands for more authentic offering. And Cornwall is leading the way in adding some soul back into the surfing experience. Join us as we go on a retro tour.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, Uncategorized and tagged , , on July 22, 2015


Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

A troop of almost 50 people willingly volunteered to be put through their paces this Saturday at RAF St Mawgan’s popular military fitness session on the sand at Watergate Bay. Our own Extreme Academy instructor Josh Coombes, who is training to join the RAF, got stuck in too. Ten hut!

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Top reasons to start swimming again this summer #getfitWGB

Top reasons to start swimming again this summer #getfitWGB

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to fly? In these top reasons to start swimming again this summer, our Swim Clinic swim instructor Salim reminds us that water is only thicker than air…

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This entry was posted in Get fit, Swim Clinic and tagged , , , on July 21, 2015


Reasons to visit in August

Reasons to visit in August

School’s out for summer and the sunshine should be out too. August is Cornwall’s peak month of the year and there’s lots happening. Allow us to be your guide to the best of what’s on.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, What's On and tagged , , , on July 18, 2015


Meet the team – Aline

Meet the team – Aline

Brazilian Aline is one of Watergate Bay Hotel’s 67 foreign members of staff in our 250-person strong team. But as well as working in reservations, she is also helping to teach English to other colleagues in free lessons at the hotel. We chat over coffee…

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This entry was posted in Meet The Team and tagged on July 14, 2015


It’s never too late to master your crawl – Swim Clinic #GetfitWGB

It’s never too late to master your crawl – Swim Clinic #GetfitWGB

After reading an article about Swim Clinic in the Telegraph newspaper last year, 78-year-old Helen Dingley decided it was now or never to take the plunge and master the front crawl.

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Get fit in 2015: Military Beach Fitness #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: Military Beach Fitness #GetfitWGB

RAF St Mawgan’s popular Military Beach Fitness class returns to Watergate Bay on Saturday 18 July starting at 1030 hours. It’s like ‘drop down and give me twenty’, but far more fun and far less intimidating.

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This entry was posted in Events, Get fit and tagged , on July 7, 2015