"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Watergate Bay Beach

Watergate Bay is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy beach approximately one kilometre wide, backed by steep cliffs. There is a stream that disperses over the sand at the beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW841648

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Watergate Bay Beach

  • Lusty Glaze (2m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (2m)
  • Newquay Zoo (3m)
  • 'Waterworld' (3m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (3m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (3m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (3m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (3m)
  • St Eval Kart Circuit (3m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (3m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (3m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (3m)
  • Dairyland Farm World (4m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (5m)

Tourist Information

Newquay
Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill
Cornwall
England
TR7 1BD

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visitnewquay.org/

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Weather

Forecast for Friday 18 January

06:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1009
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1007
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Watergate Bay is a long privately owned North West facing beach, about 3 miles from Newquay. Large open bay at bottom of steep cliffs, frequently picking up Atlantic swells and therefore highly popular with surfers.

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