Our favourite historical places in Cornwall

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From the birthplace of King Arthur to Henry VIII’s chain of formidable fortresses, Cornwall is full of historical landmarks. These are our favourites.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , on January 10, 2014


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


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


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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Royal Cornwall Show round up

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This weekend was the 220th year of Royal Cornwall Show and what a year it was! The show attracts hundreds of thousands of people each year all eager to see the amazing line up of Cornish produce and trade. It’s the county’s biggest annual event and is packed full of exhibits and activities which offer so […]

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Ten best beaches in Cornwall

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Cornwall is a county surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on three sides, with caves, coves, bays and headland all waiting for you to explore, a county of unspoiled natural beauty, especially when it comes to its beaches. Inspired by Watergate Bay’s listing as one of the top 10 English beaches in The Telegraph, we wanted […]

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


Top five things to do in Cornwall this Easter

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Cornwall is full of buzz and activity during Easter. Here is a list of our top five things to do this Easter break…   Easter Egg Hunts Tintagel Castle – English Heritage Can you crack the clues and complete their Easter trail? From 29th March to 14th April English Heritage properties all over the country […]

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


What’s on? Winter in Cornwall

There’s so much going on in Cornwall over the winter, it’s the perfect time to come and stay especially with the run up to Christmas, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Check out our seasonal offers » Reindeer Experience – Gwel an Mor Portreath 01/12/2012 – 92/12/2012 Meet Santa’s reindeers Lowen and Nadelik in their cosy barn […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , on November 21, 2012