{"LocationDetails":{"Id":113,"Name":"Watergate Bay \u0026 Mawgan Porth","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to holiday cottages in Watergate Bay \u0026amp; Mawgan Porth\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDid you know...\u003c/strong\u003eJamie Oliver founded Fifteen Cornwall in Watergate Bay?\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eLocated just afew miles from Newquay, Watergate Bay\u0026rsquo;s impressive surf from the Atlantic Ocean and lengthy sandy beach make it a favourite for both activity and family holidays.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cdiv\u003eWatergate Bay entered the public eye in 2002 when Jamie Oliver chose it as the setting for his restaurant, Fifteen Cornwall. Created as a project to offer opportunities to youths who needed a fresh start, the restaurant provides impressive Italian dishes created by the apprentices themselves.\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cdiv\u003eAside from the more high profile restaurant, Watergate Bay and Mawgan Porth have plenty of locally-sourced choices for the whole family. The Beach Hut beach bar is positioned to overlook Watergate Bay, and is a great choice for informal meals and drinks. 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Just a few miles outside of Newquay in Watergate Bay, Jamie Oliver\u0026rsquo;s Fifteen Cornwall enjoys unbelievable views of the two mile stretch of beach and it\u0026rsquo;s the home of the Cornwall Foundation of Promise apprentice programme.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing to offer apprenticeships to youths in need of a helping hand, Fifteen Cornwall serves up inspiring dishes that will top off any stay in self-catering Newquay accommodation. The sophisticated interior and thoughtful menu at Fifteen have been carefully prepared with passion by the apprentices, and they strive to make use of local produce and seasonal ingredients. Children are welcome for the lunchtime sittings, although it\u0026rsquo;s adults only of an evening.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFifteen Cornwall ensures that 80% of the ingredients used in its menus are from Cornwall. 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A holiday in Newquay is the perfect time to master the town\u0026rsquo;s favourite pastime, and with the English Surfing Federation surf school on hand to help it\u0026rsquo;ll be great fun as well as a fantastic experience. All guests of Blue Chip Holidays receive 15% off lessons too, so embrace the Newquay lifestyle and start learning during your stay...you might even be a natural.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eLearning to surf with professional lessons is fun for all ages, safe as you\u0026rsquo;ll be supervised \u0026ndash;and it will save you hours of trying to teach yourself while battling the elements. Children tend to pick it up even faster than the adults and they soon get hooked on the thrill \u0026ndash; in fact newbies of all ages can expect to stand on the board after just two hours of tuition. Whether you\u0026rsquo;re planning a Newquay holiday with friends or want to learn a new skill as a family, ESF have the staff and experience to help you along.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eA half day beginner\u0026rsquo;s class is \u0026pound;30, and if you\u0026rsquo;ve picked up the basics beforehand you can tailor your lesson to meet your skills. You\u0026rsquo;ll master all safety training and the basics in the first lesson and you should be on your feet by the end. There\u0026rsquo;s something addictive about catching waves, and you\u0026rsquo;ll be ready to return to the water and move on to the next level even before you\u0026rsquo;ve dried off from the first. Lesson two takes things up a level teaching paddling and standing, helping you to stand on the board whilst remaining in control.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eChoose from a 10am or 2pm lesson (don\u0026rsquo;t worry if you need a different time just ring in advance and the guys will try to fit you in). 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This sheltered, west-facing beach is well served by a selection of shops, a cafe, toilets and car park, and there\u0026rsquo;s even plenty of room on the sand at high tide. Mawgan Porth is a great beach for swimming, family fun and of course, surfing (well it\u0026rsquo;s Cornwall after all).\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eMawgan Porth is slightly smaller than some of the famous Watergate Bay beaches but it\u0026rsquo;s still got plenty to offer and always attracts the crowds. The beach is found 4 miles from Newquay, and it\u0026rsquo;s easy to see why this is another popular location for surfers and families enjoying Watergate Bay beach holidays.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s a lifeguard service here during summer, so you can enjoy the water safely, and another advantage for those on pet-friendly holidays is that dogs are welcome all year round. Take care not to try swimming or surfing at low tide here though as it can be risky. 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Prepare to swear the pirate oath before being guided back into the past to discover the secrets of days gone by. Creep through Smuggler\u0026rsquo;s Cove and experience the sights and sounds of the days when smuggling reigned throughout Cornwall before popping into the village tavern for a singsong with the locals.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ll be in safe hands with Calico Jack or one of his infamous crew and your tour will last around 35 minutes. If you\u0026rsquo;re feeling really brave you can make your way through the Sunken Village of the Damned \u0026ndash; but there\u0026rsquo;s an alternative path to the next section for those of you who prefer to avoid its murky depths. \u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe indoor attraction is perfect for days when it\u0026rsquo;s not quite beach weather, and its depictions of traditional Cornish myths and characters never fail to impress visitors of all ages. 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Tucked on the beach, within earshot of the crashing waves and happy sounds of beach goers, The Phoenix Bar is the perfect spot to unwind over a quiet meal and a glass of wine.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eLet the horizon provide the backdrop while you concentrate on choosing from the hearty menu and extensive wines and ales available! On summer nights the balcony fills with couples and friends enjoying a drink after a day by the sea.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Phoenix sits right in the heart of Watergate Bay and it offers fresh seafood in an informal atmosphere. It\u0026#39;s a favourite with groups of friends wanting to enjoy a drink in the sun, families sampling local fish and couples who are just content to sit back and enjoy the scenery. 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With a two mile carpet of clean, golden sand underfoot and dramatic cliffs behind, the beach is perfect for those walks when it\u0026rsquo;s just the two of you as the sun goes down, the lone walker enjoying the quiet before the day starts and family strolls with the dog.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe most striking thing about Watergate Bay\u0026rsquo;s beach (after the sand) is how much space there is. It may be one of the UK\u0026rsquo;s most popular spots but even the warmest days leave enough space for a stroll on the sand without bothering others.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eWhilst Watergate Bay has that unspoilt beauty that we all look for in a beach, it sure isn\u0026rsquo;t short of facilities. You\u0026rsquo;ll find toilets, cafes and a lifeguard service along the way, so if you fancy stopping off for a cup of tea while you enjoy the walk you won\u0026rsquo;t be too far from the nearest spot for a pit stop.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ll find a car park right in the middle of the beach, and the sand is easy to reach from it. The annual Relentless Boardmasters competition sees some of the world\u0026rsquo;s acts perform at the Watergate Bay event during the championships, and there\u0026rsquo;s even a choice of surfing and beach activity academies on the beach.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere are even occasional polo matches on the beach, and top players show off their skills and horses as the waves dart around their hooves, making a wonderful sight. 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