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Watergate Bay

Address: Newquay, England
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Ranked #29 of 68 Activities 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
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

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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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent beach, but very busy. I rented a surfboard which was great but had a few accidents as sea was too crowded. Very nice area though. Lovely views :-)

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Newquay, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great place all year round, good surf, the pub there is pretty nice. If staying in newquay, is a nice short drive away from the busier part of summer

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St. Mawgan, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This beach is for just about everyone maybe a little tricky if your not so good on your legs. If you want a bit of space between your windbreak and someone else's this is for you! Food readily available takeout or sit in. Toilets are quite a way from beach so not always ideal for little ones.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Fantastic views from upon high and a long walk for the dog. Lots of exploring to do for all and a nice warm drink at the end of it.

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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Lovely beach with great facilities, lots of lifeguards and plenty to do. The beach was well managed by the lifeguards which helped me to enjoy the day knowing my children were safe too.

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Harrow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
7 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Some might say that this bay has been a bit too modernised, and that with the interest of surfing, some locations can become slightly over developed. However, for the most part, this has been done relatively tastefully, and this beach that is popular with surfers is a very nice, clean, long beach that is perfect for a wide variety of... More 

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sandhurst
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Make a visit to the Beach Hut for a relaxing drink overlooking the beach at Watergate bay. Warm and cosy inside

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Staffordshire
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219 reviews 219 reviews
66 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Just love this bay and beach it's one of our favourites. It always feels so relaxing when we are there, fabulous views. It's a popular location for surfers as well as dog walkers. Great are to go fly a kite too if the winds up. There's good car parking facilities in the centre which is really accessible with lots of... More 

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