Watergate Bay

North Cornwall Beach

Stunning large sandy beach.
About Watergate Bay

Stunning large sandy beach.

Watergate Bay is a stunning beach located on the North Cornwall Coast that offers a truly unique and exhilarating experience. The beach is known for its two miles of golden sand, powerful waves and endless opportunities for adventure and fun.

One of the main attractions of Watergate Bay is the beach sports and activities that it offers. Whether you're a seasoned surfer or just starting out, the bay is home to some of the best waves in Cornwall and is a popular spot for both surf lessons and competitions. The beach also offers a variety of other beach sports like kite surfing, windsurfing, and paddleboarding, making it the perfect destination for those looking for an adrenaline rush.

Watergate Bay also offers a laid-back, beach lifestyle that is perfect for those looking to relax and unwind. The beach is home to a number of beachside cafes and restaurants, including the famous Watergate Bay Hotel, which offers a range of delicious food and drink options, as well as stunning views of the bay. Visitors can also enjoy a leisurely walk along the beach, sunbathe, and take a swim in the sea.

The beach also features a number of nearby activities for those looking for something different. The South West Coast Path is a great way to explore the surrounding area and take in some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Cornwall. Visitors can also explore the nearby towns of Newquay and Padstow, which are both known for their vibrant culture and delicious seafood.

Overall, Watergate Bay is a destination that offers something for everyone, from adrenaline-fueled beach sports to a laid-back beach lifestyle, making it the perfect destination for a fun and exciting day out in Cornwall.

Lifeguards during summer seasonSoft golden sandRestaurants and beach shop

Holiday Accommodation

Three coastal holiday lets in Cornwall close to beaches and top attractions:

Cornwall Holiday Cottage

Seaside Holiday Cottage

Traditional cottage close to beach with stunning seaviews

Porthpean Holiday Apartment

Porthpean Apartment

Modern apartment close to beach with seaviews

North Cornwall Holiday Accommodation

Atlantic Escape

Northcoast holiday bungulow with large private garden near Padstow and beaches


Coastal holiday accommodation in Cornwall suitable for relaxing holidays and short breaks close to beaches and attractions.