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Good Enough to Eat (or Drink)

Sea buckthorn sorbet, or a rejuvenating skin moisturiser? Mint-infused hand wash, or drizzled over watermelon in a mint pistachio dressing for a flavour sensation? Explore the surprising benefits of edible ingredients in land&water's bath and body, and interesting flavour combinations in our restaurant menu. 

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Silent Disco Yoga

Silent Disco Yoga returns to Watergate Bay on the 6 August at 5pm, book your tickets through the Silent Disco Yoga team and catch up with the highlights from last year's event. 

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Anna Jones works up an appetite at Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is one of Anna Jones’ all time favourite beaches. She has history here, being part of the second Fifteen London cohort and staying regularly over the last ten years. We caught up with Anna to talk about working up an appetite in the waves, the recipes she cooks on repeat, and her ultimate post-surf brunch.

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Anna Jones' post-surf brunch recipe

With a fondness for Watergate Bay, after being part of Fifteen London cohort two, and a surfing-mad husband when we asked Anna to pick a recipe which reminded her of Watergate Bay, she chose a brunch of golden rösti with ancho chilli chutney. The perfect post-surf fuel. Make it at home with her recipe.

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Golden Rösti With Ancho Chilli Chutney
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The Beach Hut playlist

Introducing our new Beach Hut soundtrack, heavily influenced by the tide and the sun and created by specialist music curators at Altaura. Tune into the Beach Hut rhythm and listen along with Spotify.

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Women of Watergate Waves

Watergate has a strong female surf community and to celebrate International Women's Day, Ocean Day and Surfing Day we meet a handful of regulars in the Watergate line-up to explore the draw of this section of the north Cornwall coast.

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Recipes

Meera Sodha pilau recipe

Surprisingly easy to make and using the best of the season vegetables available, Meera Sodha’s spring pilau recipe with asparagus, fennel and pea is light, fresh and delicious. Perfect for a spring lunch.

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Spring Pilau
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Yoga on the beach

As Wavehunters launch their full summer schedule of yoga and HIIT fitness classes on the beach at Watergate Bay, we caught up with yoga instructor Holly, to find out what you can expect from a class. Running through the summer most days from 8am.

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Penguin summer reads

Sunshine, a refreshing drink and a good book. The perfect partnership. We’ve got together with our friends at Penguin books to create a summer ‘must read’ list matched to a different Watergate Bay drink, inspired by the themes of each book. Here’s our top six summer reads.

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Vegging In: Meera Sodha

We catch up with food writer and Guardian columnist, Meera Sodha, to find out why going meat-free doesn’t mean you have to miss out on delicious food. She shares why vegan food is a celebration of vegetables and some of her favourite vegetarian and vegan dishes.

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