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Warrior of the Surf

Standing at 15ft tall, the giant Warrior of the Surf is the latest addition to the Bay. Created by local sculptor Richard Austin, the Warrior, inspired by the ocean and it's surfers, will watch over the waves at Watergate Bay for many years to come. #warriorofthesurf

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
05 February 2020
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Why outdoor fitness training at Watergate bay is a perfect tonic for mind and body.

Incessant emails, an overflowing to do list, relentless rushing, constant fatigue, a fleeting mind; is the treadmill of modern life taking its toll? If you feel a desire to breathe, restore, move, be inspired, escape or simply press the pause button on this relentless ‘on call’ lifestyle then an active break at the beach might be just what the doctor ordered!

Virginia Taylor
01 February 2020
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16 reasons to use a sauna

The latest addition to the Swim Club terrace is a Finnish sea-view sauna. And we think it must have one of the best sauna views in the world. Here's 16 reasons to tale some time to relax in the sauna with a view of the beach.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
09 January 2020
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Discover Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay has everything you need for a beach holiday. Whether you’re a family looking to get in the surf, or someone wanting to escape and recharge, Watergate Bay has something for everyone to discover, even the dog.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 January 2020
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Events in Cornwall this winter

There’s so much to do in Cornwall during the winter at Watergate Bay and Cornwall. Here’s our round-up of things to see and do over the festive season.

From Fifteen Cornwall's month long event calendar in November to Christmas markets, ice skating and National Trust events.

 

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
24 October 2019
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Surfaced Pro surf competition

12 and 13 September. The Surfaced Pro surf competition is one of the first competition to champion the cause for gender equality in sports with both male and female participants receiving equal prize winnings – unprecedented in most sports, including surfing. 

Virginia Taylor
01 October 2019
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National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships - BSUPA

Hosted by Extreme Academy, plans for this year’s British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) Championships at Watergate Bay are well under way.

Virginia Taylor
20 September 2019
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Boardmasters Festival in Cornwall

From 7 - 11 August, along the cliff path from Watergate Bay, you'll find the UK's biggest surf and music festival.

Virginia Taylor
23 July 2019
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Fun dog show - 11am, Saturday 23 May

Our annual fun and friendly family dog show in aid of St Francis Home for Animals on Saturday 23 May 11am.

Virginia Taylor
02 May 2019
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What’s on in Cornwall this spring

From the tastes and sounds of Porthleven Food & Music Festival to exhibitions at Eden Project and the Tate, St Ives, we've hand-picked our favourite spring-time events.

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