The Beach
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surfersWatergate Bay is one of Cornwall's most famous beaches; known for it's immense expanse of sand, and strong film and celebrity connections (Jamie Oliver, anyone?) The Premier in advert with Lenny Henry. This website is dedicated to providing visitors with a comprehensive knowledge of the area and the establishments that call this place home.


Popular for it's regular events, Watergate Bay is host to many sporting activities and displays, including the annual Polo on the Beach, and a series of intense sports shows, hosted in conjunction with the Xtreme Academy.

dogsWatergate is one of the few year-round dog friendly beaches, offering nearly 2 miles of sandy shoreline at low tide. In addition to the large beach, it has a multitude of exciting caves and rock pools to explore.

If your like Watergate beach you will love Mawgan Porth beach 1 mile north of Watergate, Mawgan Porth beach is a tranquil, idyllic, wide sandy beach perfect for Families

Other facilities include a large selection of restaurants and cafés both on the beachfront and in the immediate surroundings.

Use the links in the menu to find out more about Watergate Bay.
More details of the local area can be found on the Mawgan porth map.