Sean Conway – guest blog

Sean Conway – guest blog

After selling his business for £1, Sean Conway vowed to fill his life with experiences rather than things. Read about “Britain’s most inspiring maniac”.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Guest blog, Inspiring, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , , on February 2, 2017


Stephen Mangan – guest blog

Stephen Mangan – guest blog

Actor Stephen Mangan talks early holiday memories in Ireland, recent experiences in Cornwall and the finer points of learning to surf with the “legs of John Cleese”.

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Mark Kermode’s films – guest blog

Mark Kermode’s films – guest blog

The Observer’s chief film critic, Mark Kermode, celebrates the films in which Cornish scenery has starred. See his top ten list of films set in Cornwall.

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A winter week in pictures

A winter week in pictures

In winter, extraordinary things happen at Watergate Bay. You don’t have to take our word for it. They say a picture speaks a thousand words.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , on December 6, 2016


BSUPA National Surf SUP Championships

BSUPA National Surf SUP Championships

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 1-2 October 2016.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on September 19, 2016


A line between the tides

A line between the tides

Keep your eyes peeled out to sea on Thursday 11 August – Matt Button is mid-way through a 300-mile stand-up paddle challenge along the length of the Cornish coast, all in the name of solace and marine conservation awareness.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, What's on and tagged , on August 10, 2016


UKSRL Surfboats | Saturday 16 July at Watergate Bay

UKSRL Surfboats | Saturday 16 July at Watergate Bay

Described as one of the most visually spectacular sporting disciplines in the world, the UK Surf Rowers League (UKSRL) is stopping at Watergate Bay this weekend on Saturday 16 July at 4pm as part of the six-event Summer Series.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , on June 16, 2016


Things to do in Cornwall in May and June

Things to do in Cornwall in May and June

Food, surfing, gardens and more – we think we’ve covered all bases in our guide of things to do in Cornwall this May and June.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Videos, What's on and tagged , , , , on April 8, 2016


English National Surfing Champs

English National Surfing Champs

Bring on the waves and the action. The UK’s top surfers will gather at Watergate Bay on the Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 2 to Monday 4 May to compete for national titles.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , on April 4, 2016


Go by bike, Go ByCycle

Go by bike, Go ByCycle

Swap your board for a bike and feel the wind in your hair exploring Cornwall by bike. Go Bycycle, who deliver bikes to your door, share their favourite routes for all abilities.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , on March 31, 2016