For a luxury holiday you’ll be inspired to be home about, Watergate Bay on the North coast of Cornwall is loved for its vast stretch of golden sand, world-class eateries and one of the UK’s best surf breaks.
Watergate Bay in North Cornwall For a luxury holiday you’ll be inspired to be home about, Watergate Bay on the North coast of Cornwall can’t be beaten with its vast stretch of golden sand, world-class eateries and one of the UK’s best surf breaks. Jamie Oliver is a celebrity restaurateur who spotted the potential of this small Cornish enclave on the coastline of North Cornwall, and his Fifteen restaurant is one of the ‘must visit’ gastro hotspots of Watergate Bay. Long gone are the days when fish n’ chips was the order of the day when visiting the seaside... with Wax, Zacry’s and the Beach Hut chasing Fifteen’s tail closely, discerning visitors will be spoiled for choice when looking for innovative and interesting places to eat in Watergate Bay.
Things to do in Watergate Bay The Extreme Academy and O’Neill Surf Academy both offer surf lessons in Watergate Bay which are suitable for anyone from beginner through to expert level. The breaking waves provide an aqua playground for anyone who wants to try their hand at kitesurfing, coasteering or stand-up paddle boarding too- let the ocean be your playground! For those preferring to stay on dry land with a glass of fizz in hand, don’t miss the annual Polo on the Beach in May draws crowds from all over the UK and is a definite experience in itself. Sports spectators will be thrilled to learn that Watergate Bay is also the location for the Thundercat Racing National Championships, British Stand-Up Paddle Association National Championships and the English National Surfing Championships too. Watergate Bay benefits from being a dog-friendly beach in Cornwall all year around so don’t forget your pooch!