Handplaning workshops at Watergate

Handplaning workshops at Watergate

Nothing beats throwing yourself into the waves for a body surf. Armed with your own own wooden hand plane created at our hand planing workshop on Saturday 4 March, led by James Otter of Otter Surfboards, it’s even better.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on November 2, 2016


John Simm – guest blog

John Simm – guest blog

Life on Mars actor John Simm plays hard to get – and then falls in love. This is his Watergate Bay, written for our WGB Magazine.

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This entry was posted in Guest blog, WGB Magazine and tagged , on October 15, 2016


Your #watergatebay sunsets 2016

Your #watergatebay sunsets 2016

We may be biased but as your Instagram posts prove, a Watergate Bay sunset is pretty special. Here are our favourites that you’ve shared on social so far this year using #watergatebay.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , on October 5, 2016


Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Our new coastal fitness weekend at Watergate bay is the perfect tonic for body and mind. Book now for June and September 2017.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks and tagged , , , on September 23, 2016


Thundercat Championships – 19 & 20 November

Thundercat Championships – 19 & 20 November

Expect high drama, big airs and even people overboard as the ‘world’s toughest watersport’ – ThunderCat Racing – returns to Watergate Bay from 24-25 May 2016.

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


Hand Luggage Only – guest blog

Hand Luggage Only – guest blog

Lloyd and Yaya are the London lads behind Hand Luggage Only, a travel blog with a side of food and photography inspiration. Here’s what happened when we invited them to stay at Watergate Bay Hotel.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Food and drink, Guest blog, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on September 16, 2016


Luke Hayes – guest blog

Luke Hayes – guest blog

Luke Hayes is a gritty architectural and landscape photographer with an eye for finding new perspectives. Read more about his recent Instagram takeover for Watergate Bay.

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This entry was posted in Guest blog and tagged , , on September 10, 2016


Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Inspired by Watergate Bay’s listing as one of the top 20 English beaches 2015 in The Telegraph, we compiled a list of the top 10 beaches in Cornwall. It proved to be a bit of a challenge for just one person to pick. So instead we set about asking as many employees and friends of […]

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This entry was posted in Top 10, Uncategorized and tagged , , , on September 3, 2016


Kitchen apprentices: we need you

Kitchen apprentices: we need you

If your positive attitude is as hot as your skills in the kitchen, we’re looking for apprentices like you. Join our open day on 7 September and find out more.

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This entry was posted in Meet the team and tagged , , on August 25, 2016


When Shoreline danced into the Bay

When Shoreline danced into the Bay

Stirring contemporary dance swept along the shore at Watergate Bay this summer with a two-day performance and a story that told of our unending relationship with the sea.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative and tagged , , on August 17, 2016