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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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Surfaced Pro surf competition

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. Due to take place on 7 & 8 September 2019, this event has unfortunately been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances.

Virginia Taylor
04 January 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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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
19 November 2017
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What to do in Cornwall in winter

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
09 November 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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