Cornwall Film Festival

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Four screens, three days and one fabulous party!

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on October 18, 2013


Reasons to come to Cornwall in autumn

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Cornwall is a great place to visit in Autumn. From food festivals to music festivals, surf competitions to heritage open days, there is so much going on. Here are more than ten reasons to come to Cornwall this autumn, which will you be going to?

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , , on October 1, 2013


Our favourite Cornish gardens

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Cornwall is home to some of the best gardens in the UK; enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream, the gardens are home to a wealth of the most exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees in the British Isles. Year round the gardens offer a spectacular display of horticulture, showcasing the best seasonal plants […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , on September 19, 2013


Top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset

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The hour before the sun finally dips below the horizon is a magical time, especially in Cornwall. Hues of gold, orange, purple and red fill the sky and there is no better place to watch the sunset than from a beach. Bury down in the sand, let the sea lap at the shore and allow […]

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This entry was posted in In the bay, Out & about, Photos and tagged , , , , on August 5, 2013


Boardmasters 2013 – Beach Sessions

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It’s only three weeks until Boardmasters Festival returns to Fistral and Watergate Bay, and we can’t wait! The main stage line up, at Watergate Bay, is better than ever with The Vaccines, Basement Jaxx and Brit award winning Ben Howard headlining across the weekend. Whilst over at Fistral the ‘Marley Presents Beach Sessions’ lineup is […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , on July 17, 2013


Padstow: our peaceful fishing port neighbour

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Only six miles north of Watergate Bay you will stumble across the quintessential Cornish fishing port of Padstow, famously popularised by Rick Stein. Padstow features in our latest three night getaway – Seafood breaks – so you could combine a visit with a break at Watergate Bay. Stay at the hotel and eat one evening in […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , , on July 16, 2013


Our guide to rockpooling

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Everybody loves rockpooling don’t they? Well we certainly do! So we have found the five best beaches in Cornwall to discover and learn about local marine life whilst having loads of fun! Treyarnon Bay near Padstow Recommended by almost everyone with a passion for rockpooling. At low tide Treyarnon Bay reveals huge rock pools abundant […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on July 3, 2013


Five best views in Cornwall

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Any view from any coast of Cornwall is going to be beautiful, we can guarantee that. But from our recent Facebook poll these came out as the top five. 1. Looking out over Watergate Bay from Swim Club Whether you are looking over the bay from the panoramic view that the Ocean Room offers or […]

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This entry was posted in In the bay, Out & about, Photos and tagged , , on June 27, 2013


Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

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From fun pools and infinity pools, to tidal pools and oceans, Cornwall has a swimming experience for everyone. Swimming is the perfect way to keep fit, why not travel the county and experience some of the most unique swimming pools in Cornwall. Here’s our top ten. 1. Jubilee Pool, Penzance Penzance is an historic harbour […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam, Out & about, Photos, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on June 11, 2013


What to do in Cornwall this Summer

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Summer’s here and there is so much going on in Cornwall. Choose from food festivals, music events, summer sports and fruit picking. Here’s our top 10 suggestions, what will you do in Cornwall this summer? 1. Go to as many food festivals as you can Cornwall produces some of the best food and drink in […]

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