Watergate Bay

Visit Watergate Bay

North Cornwall’s Watergate Bay near the village of Tregurrian, is a two mile stretch of golden sand looking out over the Atlantic Ocean.

This award winning Newquay beach on the South West Coast Path consistently tops ‘Best Beach’ lists and attracts holiday makers and beach lovers every summer. The Watergate Hotel sits right on the beach and there are local facilities and restaurants, including Jamie Oliver Fifteen restaurant, as well as plenty of places to stay with self catering properties and camping sites nearby.

Surfing and Water Sports

The beach one of Cornwall’s top surfing beaches and is popular with surfers and water sports enthusiasts. Sporting events are held on the beach and it is home to the surf schools, open all year round, where you can test your skills with kite-boarding, paddle-surfing and wake-skiing along two-mile beach.

This beach is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • A Surfing Beach
  • Family Friendly

What to see and do

  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by Belinda Fewings on Unsplash

Getting To Watergate Bay

Map of Watergate Bay Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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