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Umami mushrooms

Large field mushrooms, strips of cavolo nero, fresh sourdough and an umami dressing with ginger, garlic and grape molasses. Order for breakfast in the Beach Hut, or find the recipe below.

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Umami Mushrooms Beach Hut Breakfast
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Virtual Zoom backgrounds

If you can't be here right now, we've gathered a few downloadable images from Watergate Bay to breathe some sea air into your working day. Apply them to your next Zoom call, add them to your home screen, print them out. 

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Why holidays matter

Making memories, thinking time and learning new skills. We’re passionate that holidays and travel can be a positive force. We explore what holidays mean to us, and why it’s important for us all to be able to start exploring again.

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Watergate Bay Beach

Our new beach lofts

Stay closer to the water than ever before with our brand new beach lofts. Each one is unique. Sliding floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean, relaxed seating areas, fires and private access straight onto the beach.

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Beach Loft Suites 101

Emily Scott Food

Following the success of her summer pop-up, chef, Emily Scott is back. opening a permanent restaurant overlooking the beach. Serve up the same less-is-more ethos with 'no fuss or faff'. Included in Taste of the Bay from April.

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Emily Scott Food Watergate Bay (1)
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Twelve Drinks of Christmas cocktail list

This cocktail list will warm and revive as you come inside and sink into the sofa. Enjoy with a Watergate sunset, or create your own at home with the recipes we’re sharing.

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Tarquins Bramble

Black Forest Gateau Hot Chocolate

The Beach Hut’s hot chocolate menu has evolved around the idea of making hot chocolate a dessert, from the original Extreme Hot Chocolate to new decadent recipes, here's how to make our Black Forest Gateau Hot Chocolate from home.

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Beach Hut Black Forest Hot Chocolate
The Bay

Cornish rock

From Cornwall’s beginnings south of the equator to gazing at Watergate’s cliffs award-winning author Philip Marsden shares a glimpse of geology beneath the surface of Cornwall.

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Overlooking Watergate Bay Jose Llamas

What’s on in Cornwall in December

Wide-open spaces, endless beaches and festive events are taking place in Cornwall this December. Take a look at our top events and activities to keep you and the family entertained. 

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Your Christmas break

We’re lighting the fires and testing the festive punch. Your dinner plans and itineraries are in place and we’re ready to welcome you for Christmas.

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Ocean Room Christmas