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Rip Curl Grom Search

Half of International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be next one? Rip Curl’s search to find the best under-16 surfers on Saturday 30 August and Sunday 1 September. Relocated to Great Western Beach, Newquay.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
03 September 2019
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The Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

The new Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb, Cornwall’s first motorsport event on a closed public road, will take place on the weekend of 15/16 September.

Virginia Taylor
21 August 2019
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What's new for 2019

It's going to be a year of firsts at Watergate Bay. Find out what's in store for 2019... From event nights in The Beach Hut to active breaks. And of course, there's also the small matter of Watchful Mary, a brand new bar for the Bay.

JudiBlakeburn©DavidGriffen.jpg Judi Blakeburn
21 December 2018
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Reasons to visit Cornwall in November

From food festivals here at Watergate Bay to the St Petersburg Classic Ballet & torch light processions; Cornwall is getting festive in November.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 October 2017
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Shoreline | 5-6 August 2017

Contemporary dance is coming to the shoreline at Watergate Bay on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July – one of many special pay-what-you-can performances taking place on some of Cornwall’s most iconic beaches.

Virginia Taylor
17 August 2016
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Let them eat cake

It’s not a celebration without cake. And if you’re planning a wedding or event at Watergate Bay, we tip our hats to Peboryon, our preferred cake supplier.

Virginia Taylor
06 May 2016
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Weddings at Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is an awesome setting for a beach-side wedding, with a two-mile long, sandy beach as the backdrop for your whole day.

Virginia Taylor
13 February 2014
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