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Legend of the Bay 2020

The UK's best stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) & kitesurfers return to Watergate Bay on 6-7 June for one big weekend of high-adrenaline watersports.

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Winter in Cornwall

Wrap up warm and make the most of Cornwall's beautifully wild coastline. With plenty to do in Cornwall in the winter - here are just a few of our favourites.

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Guest blog – Lizzie Outside

SUP record breaker Lizzie Outside visits Watergate Bay Hotel and tries her hand at surfing. Read her story and find out how you can give it a try.

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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.

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The kitesurfing test - Gul's Code Zero wetsuit

Extreme Academy manager Carl jumped at the chance to test Gul's new hybrid wet/dry suit. He puts it through its paces while kitesurfing at Watergate Bay.

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Cornwall's retro surfing scene

Surfers want to see some soul added back into the world of surfing. And Cornwall is leading the way. Join us as we go on a retro tour to see what's afoot.

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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.

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Why Watergate for surfing?

A centre stop on the UK Pro Surf Tour, a beach that works on most tides and most importantly – warm showers. Here’s why Watergate Bay rocks for surfing.

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Warm water vs cold water surfing

Extreme Academy sponsored surfer Harry Timson and Gul rider Mark Harris tell us how it is - and being local cold water surfers, they should know.

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Ten things to do when staying at Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is all focused around relaxing, playing, eating and socialising but there is also so much to do both close by, and further afield through Cornwall. Here is a list of our top ten things to do whilst you are staying at Watergate.

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