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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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Our guide to rockpooling

Our guide to rockpooling in Cornwall. What is the most interesting creature you have discovered on your rockpool safaris?

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
03 July 2013
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Five best views in Cornwall

Any view from any coast of Cornwall is going to be beautiful, we can guarantee that. But from our recent Facebook poll these came out as the top five.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
27 June 2013
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Cornwall’s best kept secrets

We've made a list of some of the best Cornish attractions that you will definitely want to go to but may not have heard of, but shh don't tell anyone!

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
29 May 2013
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Mark 'Egor' Harris: English National Surfing Championships

A highlight of the UK surfing calendar will return to Watergate Bay this May when the 41st English National Surfing Championships takes place.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
26 April 2013
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Top ten tips for a beginner surfer

Watergate Bay is in North Cornwall, the perfect place to catch some waves and learn to surf with Extreme Academy, but before you start read our top tips.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
12 April 2013
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Top five things to do in Cornwall this Easter

Cornwall is full of buzz and activity during Easter. Here is a list of our top five things to do this Easter break.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
27 March 2013
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