Blast off into space with Eden Project

Blast off into space with Eden Project

Cornwall’s iconic Eden Project is within easy reach of Watergate Bay. This guest blog gives us a taste of what’s coming up for families from now until Easter, including something for budding astronauts…

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This entry was posted in Out & about, Events and tagged , , on January 21, 2016


BSUPA National SUP Surf Championships – the results

BSUPA National SUP Surf Championships – the results

The Extreme Academy played host to the BSUPA National SUP Surf Championships last weekend. And with a tail-end hurricane hitting the shore, it was a real battle.

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy, Best of 2015 and tagged , , , on October 16, 2015


What’s happening in Cornwall this October half term?

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 during October half term.

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This entry was posted in In the bay, Out & about, Events, What's On and tagged , , on October 15, 2015


BSUPA National Surf Championships 10-11 October 2015

BSUPA National Surf Championships  10-11 October 2015

Hosted by Extreme Academy, plans for this year’s British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Surf Championships are well under way – once again being held at Watergate Bay over the weekend of 10-11 October 2015.

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on September 29, 2015


Reasons to visit Cornwall in November

Reasons to visit Cornwall in November

From the St Petersburg Classic Ballet and torch light processions, to Cornish food festivals and a Fish Pie Supper night right here at Watergate Bay; things are getting festive in Cornwall this November.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, Events, Christmas, What's On and tagged , , , , on September 28, 2015


Rip Curl Grom Search – the search is over

Rip Curl Grom Search – the search is over

All of the right elements came together for the final UK leg of the Rip Curl Grom Search last weekend, with fun, pumping waves and sunshine – and even some reggae beats to boot. These are the next big things in UK surfing…

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This entry was posted in Events, Videos, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on August 27, 2015


Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl’s search to find the ultimate junior surfer is coming to Watergate Bay on 15 and 16 August. Half of International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be next one?

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on August 5, 2015


Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

A troop of almost 50 people willingly volunteered to be put through their paces this Saturday at RAF St Mawgan’s popular military fitness session on the sand at Watergate Bay. Our own Extreme Academy instructor Josh Coombes, who is training to join the RAF, got stuck in too. Ten hut!

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This entry was posted in Events, Get fit and tagged , , on July 22, 2015


It’s never too late to master your crawl – Swim Clinic #GetfitWGB

It’s never too late to master your crawl – Swim Clinic #GetfitWGB

After reading an article about Swim Clinic in the Telegraph newspaper last year, 78-year-old Helen Dingley decided it was now or never to take the plunge and master the front crawl.

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This entry was posted in Swim Club, Events, Swim Clinic and tagged , , on July 14, 2015


Get fit in 2015: Military Beach Fitness #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: Military Beach Fitness #GetfitWGB

RAF St Mawgan’s popular Military Beach Fitness class returns to Watergate Bay on Saturday 18 July starting at 1030 hours. It’s like ‘drop down and give me twenty’, but far more fun and far less intimidating.

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This entry was posted in Events, Get fit, Best of 2015 and tagged , on July 7, 2015