Ten Reasons to come to Cornwall in Spring

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From Polo On The Beach to flower festivals, there’s lots to do in Cornwall during spring. Here’s our pick of the ten best… 1. Explore the Cornish gardens Cornwall is lucky enough to see spring earlier than many parts of the country because of its climate. Through March, April and May all around Cornwall the beautiful gardens and hedgerows are […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , , on January 30, 2013


Confit duck leg with chorizo, spinach and butterbeans

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This is a real one pot winter warmer of a dish! Don’t be put off by the process of confit (to cook in it’s own fat), it doesn’t take long and transforms tough duck legs into a delicious meal, tender and full of flavour. Head Chef, Adam Stock, chose this duck leg recipe to showcase the Living […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , , on January 29, 2013


The Kernow Sausage Company visit The Beach Hut

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What better way to start the week than with a sausage making workshop from the best in the business? To celebrate Farmhouse Breakfast Week, several foodies gathered in The Beach Hut bright and early on Monday morning to try their hand at making homemade sausages, all under the watchful eye of Gavin Roberts from the […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on January 24, 2013


Taste of the Bay now runs over Half Term!

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Come and stay three nights and eat in three great restaurants! The offer includes: A three night stay on a B&B basis Dinner on one night at the newly refurbished Fifteen Cornwall Dinner on one night in the hotel’s dining room Lunch on one day at The Beach Hut. Arrival dates: Sunday 10th February – […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on January 16, 2013


Chorizo & butterbean stew with pan fried hake

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This week, Hayden Bishop, Head Chef from The Beach Hut has cooked up chorizo and butterbean stew – perfect for those wintery days and equally as perfect with white fish or chicken. We’ve chosen hake as it is particularly sustainable during the winter. Ingredients 1 onion finely chopped 1 clove of garlic Thyme sprig Rosemary sprig Olive […]

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Dreya Bennett gets set…

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Dreya is a familiar face around Watergate Bay, having kitesurfed and surfer here for most of her life. A seasoned competitor on the kitesurf world circuit – not to mention a former champion of the TV show Gladiators – Dreya is also pretty well known further afield. But now she is moving into a new […]

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , on January 10, 2013


Discover the Bay this January

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Proof that January is an amazing time down here in Cornwall! This photo was taken from the cliff path just a few days ago Why not take advantage of our Discover the Bay offer – stay for three nights and dine at two fantastic restaurants. Eat, play or relax, it’s your choice!

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Winner of Food Magazine’s Best Foodie Hotel Award!

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We are delighted to have won the Best Foodie Hotel Award at the 2013 Food Magazine Reader Awards! We were up against some stiff competition as well as some Michelin starred chefs including Michael Caines, Gidleigh Park, The Magdalen Chapter in Exeter, Combe House in Honiton and Driftwood Hotel with Chris Eden, in Porthscatho, and […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , on January 8, 2013


One turkey…six dinners!

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From roast turkey to the turkey club sandwich, make your turkey go further this Christmas.

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Eat and tagged , , on December 21, 2012


Merry Christmas from Watergate Bay

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Merry Christmas from Watergate Bay Hotel

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Videos and tagged , , on December 20, 2012