Boardmasters | 5-9 August 2015

Boardmasters | 5-9 August 2015

We’re super lucky that one of Cornwall’s biggest surf and music festivals happens just up the cliff-path from us here at Watergate Bay. ‘Boardmasters’ is back across Newquay from 5- 9 August 2015.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , , on June 17, 2015


Somersault Festival – 23-27 July 2015

Somersault Festival – 23-27 July 2015

Brought to you by the team behind Wilderness, Somersault is a new festival with a vision beyond the music. It’s about stripped back happiness and outdoor bliss.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on April 17, 2015


Cornwall’s best music festivals 2015

Cornwall’s best music festivals 2015

In the summer, it seems that Cornwall hosts a different festival almost every weekend. There’s something for everyone and all tastes of music, including Boardmasters, Eden Sessions and small up-and-coming events. Which are you going to this year?

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , on April 7, 2015


Electric Beach Festival 2014

Electric Beach Festival 2014

Last weekend, 7/8 June, the third Electric Beach Festival took place at Watergate Bay. The sun shone, the cider flowed and the music pumped.

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , on June 11, 2014


Boardmasters line up 2014

Boardmasters line up 2014

This summer, from 6th – 10th August 2014, Boardmasters returns for another full festival weekend of beach-side living! Join in at Watergate Bay and get your hands in the air for a great line up of summer acts including Bastille, Chase and Status and the one and only Snoop Dogg.

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, What's On and tagged , , , on April 26, 2014


Festivals in Cornwall 2014

Festivals in Cornwall 2014

Cornwall boasts an excellent line up of festivals throughout 2014 including Boardmasters, Cornwall Food and Drink Festival and Electric Beach Festival. Which are you going to this year?

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , , on April 20, 2014


#ElectricBeach Competition

#ElectricBeach Competition

How would you like to win yourself two tickets to the Electric Beach Festival at Watergate Bay? On Saturday 31st August Soul II Soul will be headlining as the sun goes down over Watergate Bay. Other acts, including Zion Train, Swiss Lips, Martin Harley and Hot D’Jour will be taking to the stage throughout the […]

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This entry was posted in Events and tagged , , , , on August 12, 2013


Electric Beach 2013

Electric Beach 2013

On 31st August 2013 Electric Beach Festival returns to Watergate Bay with legendary Soul II Soul headlining alongside acts such as Zion Train, Swiss Lips and Martin Harley. Thousands of sun, sea and music worshipers are expected to flock to the beach for one of ‘the best beach parties of all time’. Listen to our […]

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Pet sounds

Pet sounds

Our playlist is lounge; it’s languid, an anthem for escapism. To reflect on our own unique brand of leisure, Watergate Bay Hotel has composed not only just an anthem, but a full playlist of tunes which you can hear around the various public spaces in the hotel and restaurants. We love our music and hope […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , , , , on August 8, 2013


Cornwall’s top ten festivals in 2013

Cornwall’s top ten festivals in 2013

It’s fair to say that Cornwall hosts and eclectic mix of festivals throughout the year providing entertainment for everyone in the family, from Rock Oyster Festival to Boardmasters. Which festivals will you be attending this year? 1. Rock Oyster Festival 21st – 23rd June Rock Oyster Festival is a mid-summer celebration of food, music and […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Events, Out & about and tagged , , , , on May 26, 2013