We’re very fond of our address: On the Beach, Watergate Bay. It sums us up really. Watergate Bay is on Cornwall’s north coast between Padstow and Newquay, and we’re easier to get to now than ever before.
Once you reach the Bay we are tucked away in the far left hand corner of the Extreme Academy car park, looking at the sea. If it’s not too windy you will see bright blue Fifteen Cornwall flags just above the stairs which lead down to the restaurant.
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Travelling by road
Take the M5 to Exeter and then join the A30. Exit the A30 at the Highgate Hill junction, taking the third exit off the roundabout following the signs to the airport. After the airport, turn left at the T Junction following the road through Tregurrian into Watergate Bay.
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Travelling by air
Newquay Airport, only two miles away, has daily links with an increasing number of regional airports around the UK, including London (6 flights a day), Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Teeside and Dublin.
Taking the train
The rail service from London and other main line stations to Bodmin Parkway (north-east of Watergate Bay) is fast and frequent, while Newquay station, on the branch line, is just a few minutes drive away. For a little added luxury, the daily sleeper service from London Paddington (which stops at Bodmin) offers a great way to arrive in style.
Travelling by bus
First Kernow offer a Newquay – Padstow return service (56) which stops at Watergate Bay. There are also connecting services from Bodmin Parkway railway station and Truro city centre.
During the summer there are three car parks in Watergate Bay, none of which we own therefore there are parking charges, which differ depending on the car park used.
Beach car park – this is the closest car park to us and is a tarmacked car park just above the stairs which lead down to the restaurant, this car park is open all year. There is one disabled car parking space located beside our entrance, in front of the large Fifteen sign in the far corner of the car park. There is also one electric car charging station in this car park, again in front of the restaurant entrance.
Cornwall Council car park – this is located across the road from the Beach car park and is a grassed car park, again it is open all year.
Watergate Bay top car park – this is located at the top of the hill between the road which leads from Watergate Bay towards Porth and is the furthest away from the restaurant, but a handy over spill car park. With pedestrian access to the Bay through a gate at the bottom of the field and along a small section of coast path. It is only open during the summer months.
Please note: Watergate Bay is a popular location therefore the car parks in the bay can get very busy during the summer school holidays, especially during the day, therefore please allow plenty of time to find parking for lunch bookings. The car parks are quieter in the mornings and evenings for breakfast and dinner bookings. You do get 15 minutes free in the Extreme Academy car park which is useful if you would like to drop your fellow diners near the restaurant while you find parking.