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It’s going to be a year of firsts at Watergate Bay. Find out what’s in store for 2019…

Watchful Mary: a new bar for the Bay
Look to the horizon as the sun slips from view. If you’re lucky you might see the Green Flash – a phenomenon one of Watergate Bay Hotel’s modern founders, Mary Ashworth, has seen several times. Views, drinks, small plates to keep conversation going and when the sun goes down, the music steps up. There’s nothing else like it in Watergate Bay.


Go to watchful.co.uk for the latest word on Watchful Mary’s opening.

In the meantime, you can find out more about the build, the name and the idea that has driven it in our magazine. If you haven’t received a Watergate Bay magazine by 6 January, email life@watergatebay.co.uk for your copy.


Events in The Beach Hut
There are three things you need to know about events in The Beach Hut. There will be live music, a beach bonfire and, most importantly, food. From a Mexican feast to our famous five-course Lobster Friday.

Find out what else is happening in The Beach Hut in 2019.

Rock 2 Rock Let’s Rock
A running event, but not as you know it. Rock 2 Rock Let’s Rock is an evening of live music, fireworks and running. Set off for 2k or 5k along the beach, with a live rock soundtrack to keep you going.

Tickets for runners – and anyone more interested in the music than the exercise – are on sale now.

SUP Safari
Paddle to a part of Watergate Bay you’ve never seen before with Extreme Academy. “They give people the magical experience of going to an area you just can’t physically get to any other way.” SUP Safaris will run whenever the conditions are right. Warm weather, low wind and flat calm water.

For more information call the team on 01637 860543.

Cornish Cycling Classic: with Olympic Gold Medallist Amy Williams
From 26-28 April 2019, take your place in the first Cornwall Cycling Classic, a celebration of cycling in the South West. The weekend is a mix of riding, cycling-focussed side-events and active relaxation at Watergate Bay Hotel.

Find out more about the first ever Cornish Cycling Classic.

Beach events calendar
Another year at Wategate Bay, another packed events calendar. From Legends of the Bay and Sandball to active breaks, beach cleans and the Watergate Bay speed Hill Climb.

See the full 2019 events calendar.