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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

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
21 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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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
24 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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Legend of the Bay 2018

The UK's best stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) & kitesurfers return to Watergate Bay on 23-24 April for one big weekend of high-adrenaline watersports.

Virginia Taylor
22 March 2018
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Winter in Cornwall

Wrap up warm and make the most of Cornwall's beautifully wild coastline. There's lots to do in Cornwall in the winter - here's just a few of our favourites.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
16 February 2018
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Guest blog – Lizzie Outside

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.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
15 December 2017
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What’s on in Cornwall in December

Getting festive is serious business in Cornwall. December is a full month’s worth of festivities, food, drink and centuries-old traditions. We've put together a list of things to do in around the county.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 December 2017
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British Tattoo Art Exhibition

One of the things that makes Cornwall so special is it's rich history. Find out about one of the key exhibitions on in 2017 at the National Maritime Museum.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 April 2017
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The best dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Dogs are welcome at Watergate Bay year round. But in Cornwall there are loads of dog friendly beaches to choose from. Take a look at our top 10.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
19 March 2017
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