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Silent Disco Yoga

On Sunday morning, 170 people gathered on the beach for the first outdoor Yoga event this year at Watergate Bay. With everyone listening through headphones, Jen from Ocean Flow Yoga guided the session against a soundtrack of chilled tunes and ambient beats. 

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What’s on in Cornwall in December

Wide-open spaces, endless beaches and festive events are taking place in Cornwall this December. Take a look at our top events and activities to keep you and the family entertained. 

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English National Surfing Championships

Surfing England returned to Watergate Bay for the 2021 Caravan and Motorhome Club English National Surfing Championships. Take a look at the event video and an overview of the results.
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2021 English National Surfing Championships Lila Skinner
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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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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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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.

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Rip Curl Grom Search

Half of the International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be the next one? Rip Curl’s search to find the best under-16 surfers takes place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 May 2021. 

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The Watergate Bay Sprint

Reports from the Watergate Sprint event that took place over 18 and 19 September 2021. Spectators watched from the fields above Watergate Bay as over 100 cars raced between Newquay holiday park and the Boardmasters fields above the Bay.

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Boardmasters Festival in Cornwall

From 11 - 15 August, along the cliff path from Watergate Bay, you'll find the UK's biggest surf and music festival.

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Boardmasters Alex Rawson