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Watergate Bay

Address: Newquay, England
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Ranked #6 of 57 things to do in Newquay
Type: Beaches, Bodies of water, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Dining, Surfing
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Type: Beaches, Bodies of water, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Dining, Surfing
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English first
Devon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

and lunch at fifteen (Jamie Oliver's )In our opinion it takes some beating !!!!. Iunch time specials three courses will not break the bank and the views out of the windows are fantastic.booking in advance is advisable

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Be careful if you park in the Car Park near the beach. Make sure you keep your parking ticket for a few weeks after you leave as it is operated by Parking Eye who use cameras with Number Plate Recognition. They send you a parking "fine" even if you did pay for your parking. If you have lost or thrown... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Watergate bay is easier to access than fistral but another great surfing beach. would recommend. sutable for buggies.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Just perfect, very impressed with this hotel and facillities and the staff were excellent. Rooms lovely and clean food perfect . Value for money we will be back

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13 reviews 13 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We went in February when the beach is fully accessible for dogs. Loads of parking and easy walk down to the beach which is spectacular. Soft sand was great for the older dog who really enjoyed trotting around whilst the younger ones bombed around!

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a perfect place to bring your family of all ages. You can learn to surf by hiring a teacher and boards, and if you are cold and fragile you can sit in the cafe and see all the views under cover and out of the wind. A car park at the top of a ramp is only metres... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I first went to this beach some 75 years ago when there was next to nothing apart from the beach, a guest house and the Hall. It's different now, very commercial, and , at times, packed with holiday makers who know a good thing when they see it. However, if one walks to the end of the beach at low... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Lovely dog friendly beach. Our beagle love running around like a nutcase on it! I was very impressed with how clean the beach was!

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

After a lunch at Jamie Oliver's resteraunt there is nothing better than strolling on the beach in Winter. Brace yourself as it could be windy. Dog heaven, especially if it swims. Surfing enthusiasts out til dark

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Dog and family friendly beach. Caves and rock pools to explore. Great for surfing with big waves. Amazing views and very pretty with large beach. Should think it would be very busy in the summer time.

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