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ParkRun UK: Lanhydrock 5km #GetfitWGB

Quickly becoming a weekend institution with runners all over the country, the nearest run to Watergate Bay is set in the Lanhydrock National Trust estate.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
30 January 2015
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Warm water vs cold water surfing #GetfitWGB

Extreme Academy sponsored surfer Harry Timson and Gul rider Mark Harris tell us how it is - and being local cold water surfers, they should know.

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Ten things to do when staying at Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is all focused around relaxing, playing, eating and socialising but there is also so much to do both close by, and further afield through Cornwall. Here is a list of our top ten things to do whilst you are staying at Watergate.

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Top ten tips for a beginner kitesurfer

Kitesurfing is a form of kite boarding that's specific to wave riding. It's the ultimate connection between wind and waves.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
10 September 2014
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SUP - Stand Up Paddle Boarding

SUP - Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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Swim Club reflexology

Reflexology, new to the Swim Club treatment list is a 60 minute stimulating foot massage to encourage balance, good health and relaxation.

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The face works

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

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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.

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Cycle trails in Cornwall

Woodlands and coastal routes, traffic-free cycle routes all within a 30-minute drive. Bike hire available and various cycle trails for all abilities.

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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.

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