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The face works

The Face Works is a new Swim Club 75 minute facial treatment which cleanses, exfoliates, combines massage and hot and cold stones, a mask and moisturises.

Caroline Dodd Caroline Dodd
24 August 2014
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Everything you need to know about Boardmasters 2014

With only one month to go until Boardmasters returns to North Cornwall the excitement is mounting. Here's everything you need to know about the weekend!

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
03 July 2014
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Boardmasters line up 2014

This summer, from 6th - 10th August 2014, Boardmasters returns for another full festival weekend of beach-side living! Check out the full line up here.

JudiBlakeburn©DavidGriffen.jpg Judi Blakeburn
26 April 2014
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Our new GUL Waterman wetsuits

Recently we received four Waterman wetsuits from our friends at Gul to use on our on hand planing lessons, here' s why they have made such a difference.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
27 March 2014
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Lanhydrock Cycle Hub

Lanhydrock just got even better with the addition of Lanhydrock Cycle Hub. Take the family for a great day cycling and slice of cake whilst in Cornwall.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
13 March 2014
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Mark ‘Egor’ Harris

Mark Harris, a.k.a Egor was born and raised in Newquay. With the beaches as his backyard he was destined to become a true surfing gent.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
04 February 2014
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Swim Clinic round up

On the weekend of Saturday 30 November to Sunday 1 December the Watergate Bay Hotel hosted its first Swim Clinic with Swim Lab. Check out how it went.

Virginia Taylor
12 December 2013
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11 gnarly surfing facts

Find out about the longest barrel and the biggest wave ever recorded and the origin of the Hawaiian “shaka” from this infographic by Calypso Soft drinks.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
28 September 2013
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Pet sounds

To reflect its unique brand of leisure, Watergate Bay has composed not just an anthem but a playlist. Listen to and follow our Watergate Bay playlist here.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
08 August 2013
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Padstow: our peaceful fishing port neighbour

A mere ten miles North of Watergate Bay you will stumble across the quintessential fishing port of Padstow, the perfect place for a family day out.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
16 July 2013
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