Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay, Newquay: Address, Phone Number, Watergate Bay Reviews: 4.5/5

Watergate Bay
4.5
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debcox
Oxford883 contributions
Stunning.
Sep 2021 • Couples
As ever one of the classics of Cornwall and now the facilities are much improved from the thirty years ago when I started to visit. Families will find parking,facilities and space at this stunning beach .
Written October 14, 2021
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Jobocop
St. Albans, UK8 contributions
The Most Beautiful Beach
Oct 2021 • Couples
As always a wonderful experience. What a spectacular beach. Right at the end towards Newquay there are huge cliffs that you can walk between at low tide.
Written October 10, 2021
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Chris B
20 contributions
NO CORNISH PASTIES (or Ice Creams)
Sep 2021 • Couples
If you’re looking for amazing surf, this is a great place to go. Perfect for both surfing and bodyboarding. Having been coming here since I was a kid so will always be a favourite. Only downside is there is literally one place to get food here (apart from the posh dine in restaurants) and it’s literally just muffins and crepes both of which are crazy overpriced. (£3 for a muffin smaller than a tennis ball). If you’re looking to go to the beach and have a bit of lunch, make sure you bring your own food!
Written September 20, 2021
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72mechelle
Teddington, UK127 contributions
Lovely bay
Aug 2021 • Family
A great find fantastic for surfing and body boarding.
Surf coaching available.
Sandy beach z.
With car park and places to eat.
Toilets are available your need 20p for the loo.
Beach also has RNLI on beach.
Written September 7, 2021
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Jenny P
Leicester, UK7 contributions
No toilets on the beach
Aug 2021 • Family
I would say this was a great beach apart from the lack of toilet facilities.
The only toilets are in the public car park a hundred meters from the beach across a busy main road, totally unsuitable for children.
The beach is huge and when we visited the people on the beach numbered in the thousands and the only "safe" swimming was between the red and yellow flags this forced too many people into a condensed space.
Ad one of cornwalls premier beaches you would think they could install some toilets.
Jenny P
Written September 4, 2021
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Mrs P
Birmingham, UK115 contributions
Stunning
Sep 2021 • Family
Visited this beach for an evening watching the sunset. Atmosphere was lovely, water was warm and the sunset was stunning. Clean beach with parking close by.
Written September 4, 2021
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MissTerryShopa
Tring, UK149 contributions
A beautiful beach commercially ruined
Aug 2021 • Couples
The last visit was some years ago and I could count x10 on the beach. Jamie Oliver’s 15 restaurant overlooking beach.

Now sadly over 1000 on beach and in sea. The Watergate Bay hotel has had numerous additional extensions and a massive car park in a field opposite

It’s lost it’s charm and not ever going back
Written September 1, 2021
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BobSki-UK
Claygate, UK509 contributions
What a fantastic beach . . . .
Jul 2021
We tried driving and parking at this beach - not a chance. So the next day we walked there along the cliff path. It was well worth it. Directly in front of the beach entrance it was a little crowded but after a short walk we were pretty much on our own.
Written August 31, 2021
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Lynsey H
8 contributions
Perfect for bodyboarding and beautiful
Aug 2021
Beautiful beach, we come here year after year, it is our favourite beach particularly for bodyboarding and it is great to know that the lifeguards are there. The sunset here is magnificent.
Written August 30, 2021
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upchuckSurrey
Surrey82 contributions
Lovely beach for surfing
Aug 2021
Great beach, shame that the restaurant on the beach is closed, there are a couple of vans one doing cakes, crepes and coffee. They often dont do crepes no matter what time of day you go. There is a pizza takeaway. Public toilets nearby that you have to pay 20p to use
Written August 28, 2021
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