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Watergate Bay

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Address: , Newquay, England
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Activities: Dining, Surfing

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Beautifull at sunset

Lovely beach that stays shallow for a long way. There are all the necessary facilities (food drink, equipment hire etc) without being over-built. Watching the sun setting from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

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Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Lovely beach that stays shallow for a long way. There are all the necessary facilities (food drink, equipment hire etc) without being over-built. Watching the sun setting from Jamie Oliver's 15 - just fantastic.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely spacious beach, great for all the family. Not good for beach fit balling, water level too high. We dug a hole but the ball just floated! my only complaint is having to pay 20p to use the toilets, all well and good if you have change but if you don't......you might be lucky and someone will let you in!

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Watergate bay is fabulous, great beach, surf, rock pools. Café and restaurant on the beach for snacks and lunch. Toilets although a little walk from the beach. Jamie's restaurant overlooking beach. Fantastic views with caves and plenty to do. Loved it here.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

lovely beach, not as big as Fistral but a very nice setting, great surf and cafes and surf rental on the beach

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Helston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

What a place to watch the sun go down one of the best beaches I have ever been to and with a good restaurant (Beach Hut) no day tripper will go hungry.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Spend a whole day walking it at low tide, the beach is so wide it will take 30minutes to walk it! Playing in the sea or surfing! A must for sunsets!

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united kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This beach is great if you have younger children as the waves are not quite as big as Fistral. There are also caves and rockpools to explore. The downside is, it is not so clean as some of the other beaches. Dog friendly all year.

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Coggeshall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Did bodyboarding here several times, great beach with RNLI lifeguards watching out and they are very vigilant and made us feel very safe. Car parking, toilets, and a few shops here too.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach with great cafes and restaurants at the Watergate Bay hotel. The Beach House Cafe is lovely and dog friendly and the food was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We spent the whole day, the cues for refreshments was massive but it didn't spoil the fun. The toilets are a minutes walk but you need to pay 20p to get in. But the beach is huge and beautiful. Loads of space.

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