Tarte Fine

Tarte Fine

Makes 12 Ingredients 175g unsalted butter 175g castor sugar 3 medium eggs 175g ground almonds 50ml calvados 12 disks of puff pastry the size of a side plate (16cm) 15 apples peeled and cored 200g melted butter 500g castor sugar Method For the frangipane Beat the butter and sugar until smooth and light in colour, […]

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This entry was posted in Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , on September 19, 2013


Our favourite Cornish gardens

Our favourite Cornish gardens

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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BSUPA National Championships

BSUPA National Championships

Hosted by Extreme Academy the fifth British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Championships will take place over the weekend of 4th to 6th October at Watergate Bay. Britain’s best stand up paddleboarders will head for the waves to compete for the title of National SUP Wave Champion. Stand up paddle boarding is the oldest […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy, In the bay and tagged , , , , on September 13, 2013


Thundercat World Championships at Watergate Bay

Thundercat World Championships at Watergate Bay

Thundercat racers from around the globe will be competing for the title of world champion at Watergate Bay From Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th October. Extreme Academy will be hosting the biggest international Thundercat Racing World Championships to date with Elite racers from 12 countries including UK, Canada, South Africa, Russia, Germany, Sweden and Norway […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , , on September 12, 2013


Glossary – know your coffee

Glossary – know your coffee

All our coffee at Watergate Bay Hotel and The Beach Hut comes from our friends at Origin Coffee. A local Cornish coffee brewing company from Porthleven, west Cornwall. We love our coffee and hope you do too. But do you know your latte from your cappuccino, or your piccolo from your ristretto? If not, here’s […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on August 21, 2013


Sea-side mussels with pasta, chilli and lemon

Sea-side mussels with pasta, chilli and lemon

A Beach Hut classic, mussels are the perfect beach-side dish, enjoyed with a glass of white wine. This weekend Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, is stepping onto the stage at the Newquay Fish Festival to showcase his favourite mussel recipe, sea-side mussels with pasta, chilli and lemon. Serves 4 Ingredients 400g pasta (pick your favourite there […]

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Fried green tomatoes with crab

Fried green tomatoes with crab

Whilst on a trip to the America, Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, stumbled across this dish and has created our very own Watergate Bay version. Green tomatoes are basically unripe tomatoes. You couldn’t do the same recipe with a ripe tomato as you would loose the firmness. This is perfect for those who grow their own […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , , on August 15, 2013


The story of an award-winning coffee

The story of an award-winning coffee

The story of an award-winning coffee The Beach Hut and Watergate Bay Hotel are proud to use Origin Coffee as one of our local Cornish suppliers. They are passionate about what they do and produce exceptional coffee for our guests. They know their coffee is good because they know how its grown. They visit the […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on August 14, 2013


#ElectricBeach Competition

#ElectricBeach Competition

How would you like to win yourself two tickets to the Electric Beach Festival at Watergate Bay? On Saturday 31st August Soul II Soul will be headlining as the sun goes down over Watergate Bay. Other acts, including Zion Train, Swiss Lips, Martin Harley and Hot D’Jour will be taking to the stage throughout the […]

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This entry was posted in Events and tagged , , , , on August 12, 2013


Electric Beach 2013

Electric Beach 2013

On 31st August 2013 Electric Beach Festival returns to Watergate Bay with legendary Soul II Soul headlining alongside acts such as Zion Train, Swiss Lips and Martin Harley. Thousands of sun, sea and music worshipers are expected to flock to the beach for one of ‘the best beach parties of all time’. Listen to our […]

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