The Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

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.

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This entry was posted in What's on and tagged , , , , on September 4, 2018


Guest blog – Ultimate Library

Guest blog – Ultimate Library

When Ultimate Library was asked to curate the Library at Watergate Bay, we were honoured. We knew how important this task would be after learning that Swim Club (in which the Library would sit) was the main area of relaxation in the hotel – aside from the beach of course!

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This entry was posted in Guest blog, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on March 13, 2018


Surfaced Pro surf competition

Surfaced Pro surf competition

We were asked to host a new event promoting gender equality in surfing – the first UK surf event to award equal prize money of £2,000 to both men and women riders. We said yes.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on January 4, 2018


Guest blog – Lizzie Outside

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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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy, Guest blog and tagged , , , , on December 15, 2017


A winter week in pictures

A winter week in pictures

In winter, extraordinary things happen at Watergate Bay. You don’t have to take our word for it. They say a picture speaks a thousand words.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , on December 6, 2016


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 Arts and creative, Explore Cornwall, What's on and tagged , , , , on June 17, 2015


On board with The Wave Project

On board with The Wave Project

Ever donned a wetsuit from the Extreme Academy for a surf? Chances are, it’s now benefiting a young person near you via an award-winning community surf project.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on November 12, 2014


Surfing in Autumn

Surfing in Autumn

Autumn is a great time of year to get into the ocean and learn to surf; forget about the cold, the sea is actually pretty warm throughout the autumn months.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on September 26, 2013