Guest blog – A place for coastal fitness

Guest blog – A place for coastal fitness

Emma from Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats explains why anyone can be inspired to start or transform your fitness in a challenging and beautiful location like Watergate Bay. Find out why she supports our active break programme.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Uncategorized and tagged on March 13, 2018


Lizzie Outside – guest blog

Lizzie Outside – guest blog

SUP record breaker Lizzie Outside visits Watergate Bay Hotel and tries her hand at surfing. Read her story and find out how you can give it a try.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy, Guest blog and tagged , , , , on December 15, 2017


Handplaning workshops at Watergate

Handplaning workshops at Watergate

Nothing beats throwing yourself into the waves for a body surf. Armed with your own own wooden hand plane created at our hand planing workshop on Saturday 4 March, led by James Otter of Otter Surfboards, it’s even better.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on November 2, 2016


Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Our new coastal fitness weekend at Watergate bay is the perfect tonic for body and mind. Book now for June and September 2017.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks and tagged , , , on September 23, 2016


Beach fitness – meet the equipment

Beach fitness – meet the equipment

Every Saturday at 10am or 2pm (tide dependent) you might be surprised to find our weird and wonderful beach fitness equipment lining the sand. Find out more about our newest active class at Watergate Bay right here.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks and tagged , , , on June 12, 2016


Brush up your yoga basics

Brush up your yoga basics

Whether you’ve been downward dogging for years or are a complete Yoga virgin, mastering and developing your understanding of the basic yoga poses is key to mastering and ultimately enjoying your practice, says instructor Julia.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Swim Club and tagged , on June 6, 2016


Go by bike, Go ByCycle

Go by bike, Go ByCycle

Swap your board for a bike and feel the wind in your hair exploring Cornwall by bike. Go Bycycle, who deliver bikes to your door, share their favourite routes for all abilities.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , on March 31, 2016


Breaststroke is the best stroke – guest blog by Salim Ahmed

Breaststroke is the best stroke – guest blog by Salim Ahmed

As we gear up for our first breaststroke swim clinic to be held on 6-8 May 2016, professional swim coach Salim tells us why it’s time to embrace the underdog.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Swim Club and tagged , on February 2, 2016


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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This entry was posted in Active breaks and tagged , , on July 22, 2015


Top reasons to start swimming again this summer

Top reasons to start swimming again this summer

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 Active breaks, Top 10 and tagged , , , on July 21, 2015