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Watergate Bay

England
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Ranked #94 of 431 Attractions in Cornwall
Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water
Activities: Dining, Surfing
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
29 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This is a small bay with lots of parking and a lovely beach. It's geared up for surfing but you can take a nice walk along the beach too. It's very dog friendly and there's a few beach gear shops and restaurants too including Jamie Oliver's Fifteen.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Excellent beach , great facilities , lots of car parking , brilliant surfing, would Definately recommend

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Watergate bay beach is large and great for the kids. Mine loved the body boarding and the lifeguards kept a keen eye on everyone's safety. The beach is dog friendly. The only downside is the toilets are a walk away.Toilets nearer to the beach would be better.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The children had a brilliant time body boarding. The beach is very clean but not sure I like dogs on the beach with all the children around in the summer holidays.Had a long walk from the car park at the top of the hill as the one close by was full. Come early to park!

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Bristol, England
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80 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Watergate Bay is not the best looking or the most scenic beach in the area but it certainly has plenty going on. Wide beach with surf school that is life guarded. Overlooking the beach are the Watergate Bay hotel - nice terrace for a drink or snack, stylish décor and amazing pool for guests of the hotel. Jamie Olivers casual... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited this beach for the surfing and wasn't disappointed. A beautiful beach with a lovely long walk. Great choice of good restaurants and a takeaway if you want to sit on the beach with a bacon sandwich! Cannot wait to go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We have made the trip to Watergate Bay several times over this summer during sunshine, wind, rain, high and low tides. Fantastic place. The beach is stunning and parking is so easy. The beach cafe is excellent - great atmosphere and really great snacks. Dog and family friendly.

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Wish we had stayed here!! The hotel is lovely, very relaxing with a great beach atmosphere. The Living space was a lovely treat to enjoy a glass of wine early evening and watch the sun go down over the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had an amazing day and really enjoyed the well maintained beach. The lifeguards were excellent keeping everyone safe.

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

brilliant for rock pools :) my twins loved it!! Easy access to beach from car park. The beach café was very busy but a little walk back towards the carpark and you'll find a bar/café :)

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