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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.

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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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Why choose swimming?

Planning on getting fit? Our Swim Clinic instructor, Salim, tells us how swimming can improve your overall fitness and well being.

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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.

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21 December 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.

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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.

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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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Legend of the Bay 2020

The UK's best stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) & kitesurfers return to Watergate Bay on 6-7 June for one big weekend of high-adrenaline watersports.

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Winter in Cornwall

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

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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.

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