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Our favourite historical places in Cornwall

From the birthplace of King Arthur to Henry VIII’s chain of formidable fortresses, Cornwall is full of historical landmarks. These are our favourites.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
12 January 2016
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The kitesurfing test - Gul's Code Zero wetsuit

Extreme Academy manager Carl jumped at the chance to test Gul's new hybrid wet/dry suit. He puts it through its paces while kitesurfing at Watergate Bay.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
01 December 2015
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What's happening in Cornwall this October half term?

Whether you're staying at Watergate Bay Hotel or looking to explore our beautiful county, here's where you'll find us this October half term in Cornwall.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 October 2015
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Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Watergate Bay is proud to be one of many dog friendly beaches in Cornwall. Here's our guide to the other best dog friendly beaches around the county.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
08 October 2015
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How to find the right wetsuit

Wetsuits are an essential piece of kit for getting in the sea, making being cold in the water a thing of the past. Here's Watergate Bay team's top tips.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
01 October 2015
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The King's Troop visit Watergate Bay

This morning we enjoyed a surprise visit from The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery gunners, who came to exercise their horses on the beach.

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10 September 2015
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Becky Bettesworth prints

You might not know it, but we have a strong railway heritage at Watergate Bay. That's why Becky's vintage-railway style Watergate Bay poster got us excited.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
26 August 2015
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Real Cornwall, by boat

Yes Cornwall's beaches are some of the best in the world. But cruise along our rivers, creeks and estuaries by boat and you’ll discover the Real Cornwall.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
29 July 2015
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Cornwall's retro surfing scene

Surfers want to see some soul added back into the world of surfing. And Cornwall is leading the way. Join us as we go on a retro tour to see what's afoot.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
22 July 2015
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Boardmasters | 5-9 August 2015

One of Cornwall’s biggest surf and music festivals happens just up the cliff-path from us here at Watergate Bay. Meet, Boardmasters.

JudiBlakeburn©DavidGriffen.jpg Judi Blakeburn
17 June 2015
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