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


Flushed away

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We take sustainability and our environmental impact very seriously at Watergate Bay Hotel. It’s part of every decision we make. We are committed to helping to create a viable economy year round throughout Cornwall and are always looking to improve and invest in a sustainable future. Find out more about our sustainability programme. We have already […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , on July 2, 2013


Ultra Trail post event round up

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Just over a week ago the last runner crossed the finish line at Watergate Bay after enduring a challenging 100 mile non-stop race. Ultra Trail South West is an annual event and the highlight of the British ultra running calendar attracting runners from around the globe. Each year UTSW course changes to incorporate a different […]

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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


Summer recipes

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Good food is a really important part of our hotel and we love sharing our recipes with you. Our menus are seasonal so we are constantly changing and updating them to bring you the freshest produce, most of which we source locally to improve quality and reduce our food miles. We’ve had a look through all our […]

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Thundercats are go!

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The adrenaline-fuelled Thundercat Racing Series is making its second appearance at Watergate Bay from 28th to 30th June in the National Championships. Racing starts at 12.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. The Extreme Academy at Watergate Bay is set to host the 7th and 8th rounds of the competition over the weekend of Friday 28th – Sunday […]

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Razor clams with D’Nujotto

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Serves 4 (starter) Ingredients 1 roll of fresh razor clams (1kg) 100g D’Nujotto (Italian spreading salami) 200ml white wine 20g flat leaf parsley Method Rinse the razor clams really well in cold water. Place a large saucepan with a tight fitting lid on the stove and get it quite hot before adding the cleaned razor […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , on June 26, 2013


Living Space cocktails

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The Living Space have revamped their cocktail menu to bring you two new, delicious cocktails; the Appletini and the Cornish 75. Learn how to make them here or come see us and we’ll make them for you. Appletini Like an apple pie in a glass… Serves One 50ml Vodka 25ml Amaretto 150ml Cornish Orchards Apple […]

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What to pack for a holiday in Cornwall

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It’s sometimes hard to know what to pack when you go on holiday, especially if you are holidaying in Cornwall. However, there are a few essentials that we suggest you don’t leave home without, many of which have been suggested by you through our Facebook page. Camera Cornwall is a country of outstanding natural beauty; […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , , on June 20, 2013


Ultra Trail 2013

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For many, running a marathon is the ultimate endurance challenge; but for a rare breed of enthusiasts 26.2 miles just isn’t enough. Welcome to the world of the ultra marathon. An endurance race dubbed as the “toughest in Britain” is set to return for its second year with a brand new route. Competitors will begin their […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , on June 19, 2013