for its sheer size and grandeur – over a mile of perfect
sand at low tide, backed by monumental cliffs that teem with bird
life. This is Cornwall’s most contemporary destinations, with
exceptional après surf facilities at the Extreme Academy.This offers a great range of adrenaline sports including surfing,
kitesurfing, waveski, kite buggy, land board and mountain boarding.
Special Extreme Days are available so you can sample a range of
activities. Equipment and wetsuit hire is also available.
the year, a wide range of events are held at Watergate, from surf
and kitesurf competitions to Zapcat racing and "beach polo" not forgetting the family
fun days. Dogs are welcome all year round. Visit the Extreme Store
for the latest in surf and outdoor clothing, including Roxy, Quiksilver,
Patagonia, Whitestuff as well as boards, wetsuits, kites and shoes.
Foodies will be spoilt for choice from the laid back feel of the
legendary Beach Hut to the unique experience of the Jamie Oliver
inspired restaurant, Fifteen Cornwall. Here you can watch the young
people in training working alongside some of the best chefs to create
innovative menus with seasonal, local produce. The Brasserie and
Living Space at The Hotel at Watergate Bay are two more places to
take a break from the beach and relax with incredible views
over the whole of the bay with special menus for children. During
the summer, the takeaway serves hot drinks, snacks and ice creams
to enjoy on the beach. For local produce, try the Bre-Pen farm shop, just to the North ( on the elft, at the top of the hill down into Mawgan Porth), which has an excellent range of vegetables, fruit and
meats from their own land plus wine, cider, home made cakes and
Watergate Bay is just 4 miles from Newquay and just an hours drive
from St Ives with its bustling harbour streets and Tate Gallery.
The Eden Project is also less than an hour away. .