What to pack for winter at Watergate Bay

Come prepared and make the most of Watergate Bay with our what to pack list, curated by the team that know it the best. Think we’ve missed something out? Get involved and share your essential what-to-pack-for-winter items by commenting on the post below.


Woolly pullies

From hats and scarfs to gloves and jumpers, layers are key to wrapping up keeping warm during the winter.

A sense of adventure

Take the bracing waters head on and learn a new watersport. With full winter kit available from the Extreme Academy, there’s no excuse.

A sense of humour

Just incase it rains.

A pack of cards

Don’t be afraid to turn off your mobile phone. Instead, enjoy some good old-fashioned holiday downtime playing with friends and family.

Waterproof jacket

Be prepared for the unpredictable Cornish weather – it’ s all part of the charm.


For winding down at night, getting amped for a surf, or a solitary walk on the beach. Take a look at our #WGBPlaylists on Spotify for some inspiration.

An appetite

Watergate Bay is all about spoiling yourself a little – not a problem with a number of Cornwall’s best restaurants on your doorstep.

A pair of binoculars

Enjoy the warmth from the The Beach Hut covered decking with a legendary extreme hot chocolate in hand, and spy on the surfers in the distance.


Completing the three essential ‘w’s of winter packing. Splash in low-tide pools while keeping your toes warm. Not just for kids.

A good book

Take a look at our 2015 reading list and get lost in a good book. Perfect for a cosy nook in the hotel.

Book your stay at Watergate Bay online, or call our reservations team on 01637 860543.

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