BSUPA National Championships

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Hosted by Extreme Academy the fifth British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Championships will take place over the weekend of 4th to 6th October at Watergate Bay. Britain’s best stand up paddleboarders will head for the waves to compete for the title of National SUP Wave Champion. Stand up paddle boarding is the oldest […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy, In the bay and tagged , , , , on September 13, 2013


Thundercat World Championships at Watergate Bay

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Thundercat racers from around the globe will be competing for the title of world champion at Watergate Bay From Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th October. Extreme Academy will be hosting the biggest international Thundercat Racing World Championships to date with Elite racers from 12 countries including UK, Canada, South Africa, Russia, Germany, Sweden and Norway […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , , on September 12, 2013


Electric Beach 2013

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


Top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset

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The hour before the sun finally dips below the horizon is a magical time, especially in Cornwall. Hues of gold, orange, purple and red fill the sky and there is no better place to watch the sunset than from a beach. Bury down in the sand, let the sea lap at the shore and allow […]

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This entry was posted in In the bay, Out & about, Photos and tagged , , , , on August 5, 2013


Barbecue at Watergate Bay

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You know it’s summer when the barbecue’s come out. At Watergate Bay we have seen families and friends all tucking into feasts of sausages, burgers and seafood cooked on the barbie and enjoyed by the sea, but there is no reason why you can’t pull on a pullover and barbecue through the autumn as well. […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, In the bay, Recipes and tagged , , , , on August 2, 2013


Boardmasters 2013 – Beach Sessions

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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


Taste of the Bay

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Taste of the Bay is a three night getaway for those who appreciate the good things in life – a chance for lovers of great food and fresh air to experience three of Cornwall’s best restaurants in one of its most exhilarating locations. Three nights B&B Dinner one night in the hotel’s restaurant. Lunch one […]

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This entry was posted in In the bay and tagged , , on July 12, 2013


Sandball at Watergate Bay 27th July

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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


Five best views in Cornwall

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Any view from any coast of Cornwall is going to be beautiful, we can guarantee that. But from our recent Facebook poll these came out as the top five. 1. Looking out over Watergate Bay from Swim Club Whether you are looking over the bay from the panoramic view that the Ocean Room offers or […]

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This entry was posted in In the bay, Out & about, Photos and tagged , , on June 27, 2013


Ultra Trail 2013

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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