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Think global, act local - beach cleaning

For the past four years Coast magazine’s editor-in-chief, Alex Fisher, has gathered with her readers and the Marine Conservation Society at Watergate Bay to study the impact of the modern world on our marine ecosystems. We asked her to tell us more. 

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The Tate's Colours of Cornwall

Teal blue waters with turquoise shallows beckoning from the clifftops? Sunsets shot with salmon and neon pink? Bright yellow wafts of coconut-scented gorse? Weightless grey-white morning mist? The pearlescent indigo inside a mussel shell? What colours spring to mind when you think of Cornwall?

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Meet the makers: Cornish gins

Quiz some of the county’s brightest gin minds. Understand their inspirations and ingredients, get down to the technicalities, or just pat them on the back.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 January 2020
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Surfaced Pro surf competition

12 and 13 September. The Surfaced Pro surf competition is one of the first competition to champion the cause for gender equality in sports with both male and female participants receiving equal prize winnings – unprecedented in most sports, including surfing. 

Virginia Taylor
01 October 2019
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National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships - BSUPA

Hosted by Extreme Academy, plans for this year’s British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) Championships at Watergate Bay are well under way.

Virginia Taylor
20 September 2019
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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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Boardmasters Festival in Cornwall

From 7 - 11 August, along the cliff path from Watergate Bay, you'll find the UK's biggest surf and music festival.

Virginia Taylor
23 July 2019
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What’s on in Cornwall this spring

From the tastes and sounds of Porthleven Food & Music Festival to exhibitions at Eden Project and the Tate, St Ives, we've hand-picked our favourite spring-time events.

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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.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
21 December 2018
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