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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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What's new for 2019

It's going to be a year of firsts at Watergate Bay. Find out what's in store for 2019... From event nights in The Beach Hut to active breaks. And of course, there's also the small matter of Watchful Mary, a brand new bar for the Bay.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
21 December 2018
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Reasons to come to Cornwall in autumn

Cornwall is a great place to visit in Autumn. Here are more than ten reasons to come to Cornwall this autumn, which will you be going to?

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
15 October 2018
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What to do in Cornwall this summer

We love the beach, but there's heaps more going on at Watergate Bay and beyond in Cornwall during the summer. Read on for some of our favourite happenings.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
22 June 2018
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Guest blog - The Savvy Mummy

Blogger and mum to Savannah, Hanna of 'The Savvy Mummy' visited Watergate Bay for the first time, picked specifically for a girls-child-free holiday away from her busy family life. Here's what she got up to during her stay.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
26 May 2018
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English National Surfing Championships 2018

This years Kings and Queens of the waves have been crowned. The UK’s top surfers gathered at Watergate Bay on Saturday 5 - Monday 7 May to compete for national titles.

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09 May 2018
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