#ElectricBeach Competition

#ElectricBeach Competition

How would you like to win yourself two tickets to the Electric Beach Festival at Watergate Bay? On Saturday 31st August Soul II Soul will be headlining as the sun goes down over Watergate Bay. Other acts, including Zion Train, Swiss Lips, Martin Harley and Hot D’Jour will be taking to the stage throughout the […]

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This entry was posted in Events and tagged , , , , on August 12, 2013


Electric Beach 2013

Electric Beach 2013

On 31st August 2013 Electric Beach Festival returns to Watergate Bay with legendary Soul II Soul headlining alongside acts such as Zion Train, Swiss Lips and Martin Harley. Thousands of sun, sea and music worshipers are expected to flock to the beach for one of ‘the best beach parties of all time’. Listen to our […]

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Sandball at Watergate Bay: tournament review

Sandball at Watergate Bay: tournament review

On July 27th Newquay Handball Club hosted Cornwall’s first ever handball, or Sandball, tournament at Watergate Bay and what a day it was. Four teams competed to become Sandball champions! Each stage of the tournament proved to be hard fought, with each team giving it their all until the very last minute to move onto […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on August 6, 2013


Boardmasters 2013 – Beach Sessions

Boardmasters 2013 – Beach Sessions

It’s only three weeks until Boardmasters Festival returns to Fistral and Watergate Bay, and we can’t wait! The main stage line up, at Watergate Bay, is better than ever with The Vaccines, Basement Jaxx and Brit award winning Ben Howard headlining across the weekend. Whilst over at Fistral the ‘Marley Presents Beach Sessions’ lineup is […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , on July 17, 2013


Sunset SUP

Sunset SUP

Stand-up paddlesurf is the oldest form of surfing and the lastest craze to hit our shores. Paddles are used to propel the board on flat water as well as to turn and control the board when riding waves.This week we are taking advantage of the flat, still waters and running sunset SUP lessons with the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on July 15, 2013


Sandball at Watergate Bay 27th July

Sandball at Watergate Bay 27th July

Beach handball, or Sandball, is a fast paced, small sided game that rewards showboating. Showboating? Yep, if a team scores a goal that is deemed to be impressive or extravagant, then they win two points instead of one. The same goes if the goalkeeper scores. The team handball game of today was formed by the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , on July 11, 2013


Ultra Trail post event round up

Ultra Trail post event round up

Just over a week ago the last runner crossed the finish line at Watergate Bay after enduring a challenging 100 mile non-stop race. Ultra Trail South West is an annual event and the highlight of the British ultra running calendar attracting runners from around the globe. Each year UTSW course changes to incorporate a different […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on July 2, 2013


Thundercats are go!

Thundercats are go!

The adrenaline-fuelled Thundercat Racing Series is making its second appearance at Watergate Bay from 28th to 30th June in the National Championships. Racing starts at 12.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. The Extreme Academy at Watergate Bay is set to host the 7th and 8th rounds of the competition over the weekend of Friday 28th – Sunday […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on June 27, 2013


Ultra Trail 2013

Ultra Trail 2013

For many, running a marathon is the ultimate endurance challenge; but for a rare breed of enthusiasts 26.2 miles just isn’t enough. Welcome to the world of the ultra marathon. An endurance race dubbed as the “toughest in Britain” is set to return for its second year with a brand new route. Competitors will begin their […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , on June 19, 2013


What to do in Cornwall this Summer

What to do in Cornwall this Summer

Summer’s here and there is so much going on in Cornwall. Choose from food festivals, music events, summer sports and fruit picking. Here’s our top 10 suggestions, what will you do in Cornwall this summer? 1. Go to as many food festivals as you can Cornwall produces some of the best food and drink in […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Flotsam & Jetsam, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , , , on June 11, 2013