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Interior style - sea view suites

Take a look at the design notes from newly designed sea view suites at Watergate Bay Hotel. Understand the inspiration for the design and create the look at home.

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Mark Kermode's films - guest blog

The Observer’s chief film critic, Mark Kermode, celebrates the films in which Cornish scenery has starred. Read on for the good, the bad and the weird.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
17 March 2020
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Ten reasons to choose Watergate Bay for your family holiday

Victoria Kennedy from Bridges and Balloons picks her 10 reasons why Watergate Bay hotel is the best family holiday in Cornwall.

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Grilled halloumi burger recipe

Beef burgers, chicken burgers, bean burgers. We like them all as much as the next person. But swap your beef burger for halloumi and you've got a surprisingly healthy vegetarian alternative. Here's how we serve our grilled halloumi burger at The Living Space.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
04 March 2020
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Good Vibrations

From the arctic ice of Norway to the humble rock pool, the sounds of the ocean are endlessly fascinating – if you have the right guide. We join Chris Watson, long-time Sir David Attenborough collaborator, on the hunt for one of his favourite sounds of all.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 March 2020
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Light and Time

Intrigued by ideas of how sight translates into emotion, we asked two photographers – one working in black and white, Jon Denham, and the other in colour, Sophie Davidson – to explore the evocative power of photography, by documenting people who work and play where the land meets the sea at Watergate Bay.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 February 2020
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Warrior of the Surf

Standing at 15ft tall, the giant Warrior of the Surf is the latest addition to the Bay. Created by local sculptor Richard Austin, the Warrior, inspired by the ocean and it's surfers, will watch over the waves at Watergate Bay for many years to come. #warriorofthesurf

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
05 February 2020
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Why outdoor fitness training at Watergate bay is a perfect tonic for mind and body.

Incessant emails, an overflowing to do list, relentless rushing, constant fatigue, a fleeting mind; is the treadmill of modern life taking its toll? If you feel a desire to breathe, restore, move, be inspired, escape or simply press the pause button on this relentless ‘on call’ lifestyle then an active break at the beach might be just what the doctor ordered!

Virginia Taylor
01 February 2020
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16 reasons to use a sauna

The latest addition to the Swim Club terrace is a Finnish sea-view sauna. And we think it must have one of the best sauna views in the world. Here's 16 reasons to tale some time to relax in the sauna with a view of the beach.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
09 January 2020
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Discover Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay has everything you need for a beach holiday. Whether you’re a family looking to get in the surf, or someone wanting to escape and recharge, Watergate Bay has something for everyone to discover, even the dog.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 January 2020
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