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Watergate Bay

England
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Ranked #97 of 407 attractions in Cornwall
Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water
Activities: Dining, Surfing
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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Love this beach, has really good consistent waves most of the time and never really get's to crowded so ideal if you want to take younger ones or get away from the crowds. Not much there though so go prepared.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was a lovely beach to sit with my little ones, whilst my older children and husband surfed. The beach itself is nice and flat, although there are steep steps to get down to it, so a pushchair wouldn't be the most practical. Liked the fact that although you paid for parking, it wasn't unreasonable and if you stayed over... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

well we don't often visit this one but we should do it more often. great beach, clean, planty to do there with its shops and surf school. we hired wetsuits and body boards for the day and it was brill, jamie olivers restraunt fifteen is also there overlooking the beach, i can't say i like it as we didn't try... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I've come to this beach for nearly 15 years and I love it, sadly it's become a bit too commercialised but still a nice beach with a good surf. However I noticed that the local authority have removed the attendant and instead got Pay and Display machines but the prices are still reasonable. Date of visit: 31st May

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Enjoyed good and accommodation and great food at Fifteen. Great beach with good surfing and body boarding.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Fantastic Apartment in Watergate Bay managed by Beach Retreats. Ideal location for this beautiful Cornish bay, clean well equipped and very comfortable

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Basingstoke
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time at Watergate Bay. Definitely a hot spot for surfing and really good prices for rental wetsuits etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This is an excellent beach offering all for a good day out. You can go by car or cycle there. Surfing, Kitesurfing etc. or just chilling.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Having an opportunity to go surfing (just adults) with a large family and a full time job is always tricky but whenever the wife and I get a chance we go to this popular surf spot as it never fails to deliver. The car park is close to the beach, the cafe/restaurant is great, and if feeling flush you can... More

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Somerset
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We had a great surfing lesson by Dom from the O'Neill Surfing Academy. Beware it is not the surf people actually nearest to the beach but just a short walk through the car park and over to the left hand side. I had booked an afternoon session 130 - 4pm. All I can say is that Dom was great with... More

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