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Why outdoor fitness training at Watergate bay is a perfect tonic for mind and body.

Incessant emails, an overflowing to do list, relentless rushing, constant fatigue, a fleeting mind; is the treadmill of modern life taking its toll? If you feel a desire to breathe, restore, move, be inspired, escape or simply press the pause button on this relentless ‘on call’ lifestyle then an active break at the beach might be just what the doctor ordered!

Virginia Taylor
04 July 2019
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Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Our new coastal fitness weekend at Watergate bay is the perfect tonic for body and mind. What to expect and how to book.

Virginia Taylor
23 September 2016
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Beach fitness – meet the equipment

Every Saturday at 10am or 2pm (tide dependent) you might be surprised to find our weird and wonderful beach fit equipment lining the sand, followed by Pete our fitness instructor putting a red-faced – but smiling – group through their paces.

Virginia Taylor
12 June 2016
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The UK’s best surf breaks

The Extreme Academy team at Watergate Bay are complete surfaholics, so who best to ask for their favourite UK surf breaks? Here's their pick.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
25 March 2015
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Get fit in 2015: swimming #getfitWGB

Planning on getting fit post-Christmas? Our Swim Clinic instructor, Salim, tells us how swimming can improve your overall fitness and well being.

Virginia Taylor
29 December 2014
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SUP - Stand Up Paddle Boarding

SUP - Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
06 September 2014
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The face works

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

Caroline Dodd Caroline Dodd
24 August 2014
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Swim Clinic round up

On the weekend of Saturday 30 November to Sunday 1 December the Watergate Bay Hotel hosted its first Swim Clinic with Swim Lab. Check out how it went.

Virginia Taylor
12 December 2013
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Top ten tips for a beginner surfer

Watergate Bay is in North Cornwall, the perfect place to catch some waves and learn to surf with Extreme Academy, but before you start read our top tips.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
12 April 2013
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