Toad in the hole with Kernow Sausages

This is a classic comfort food recipe from The Kernow Sausage Company. It takes very little time to prepare but is a real crowd pleaser.

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , , on October 7, 2013

Reasons to come to Cornwall in autumn

Reasons to come to Cornwall in autumn

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


11 gnarly surfing facts

11 gnarly surfing facts

Can you guess the most amount of people to ever surf on the same surf board?

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on September 28, 2013


Surfing in Autumn

Surfing in Autumn

Autumn is a great time of year to get into the ocean and learn to surf; forget about the cold, the sea is actually pretty warm throughout the autumn months.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on September 26, 2013


Beef Stroganoff with Rodda’s clotted cream

Beef Stroganoff with Rodda’s clotted cream

This Saturday, 28th September at 4:15pm, Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, will be demonstrating how to make beef stroganoff with Rodda’s clotted cream at Cornwall Food and Drink Festival in Truro. Head down to see Neil, alongside other chef’s, demonstrate some of their favourite recipes. Serves 4 Ingredients 500g trimmed beef fillet 100ml vegetable oil 2 […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , , on September 23, 2013


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