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Watergate Bay

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Watergate Bay, Cornwall, TR8 4AA

Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is a beautiful and expansive beach located on the north coast of Cornwall. With its golden sand and crystal-clear water, it's a popular destination for surfers, families and sunbathers. The beach is known for its long, rolling waves, which make it perfect for surfing and other water sports. It's also a great place to enjoy a coastal walk, taking in the stunning views of the surrounding cliffs and coastline.

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If you're looking to explore the area further, Mawgan Porth is just 4km to the north. This smaller, more sheltered beach is a great spot for swimming and rock pooling.

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To the south of Watergate Bay lies Whipsiderry Beach, which is just 2km away. This secluded cove is a hidden gem, with its dramatic cliffs and crystal-clear water. The beach is accessed via a steep footpath, so it's not suitable for those with mobility issues.

Whether you're looking for an action-packed day of surfing and water sports, or a more relaxing day of sunbathing and coastal walks, Watergate Bay is the perfect destination. With its stunning scenery, range of activities and nearby beaches like Mawgan Porth and Whipsiderry Beach, there's something for everyone.

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Newquay Weather
North Cornwall Coast
7:40 am, July 19, 2024
temperature icon 15°C
Humidity 100 %
Pressure 1017 mb
Wind 5 mph
Wind Gust: 0 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 5:30 am
Sunset: 9:21 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Mawgan Porth (4km north)

Bedruthan Steps (6.5km north)

Whipsiderry Beach (2km south)

Porth Beach (3km south)

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