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Stories from the Bay

Watergate Bay Hotel is so close to the sea you can watch the surfers from the pool. It’s about the balance in life: getting among the elements, eating and drinking well, having a good time with family and friends.

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Choughs

Cornwall's wild coast

Cornwall Wildlife Trust introduces us to some of the visitors you might spot in our waters and along our coastline.

Cornwall Wildlife Trust introduces us to some of the visitors you might spot in our...

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Listen to our musician in residence: Joe Kirby

Musician in Residence: Joe Kirby

Listen to Joe Kirby's piece of music composed during his residency at Watergate Bay in November 2023.

Listen to Joe Kirby's piece of music composed during his residency at Watergate Bay in...

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Sept 21 - 22

The Watergate Bay Sprint

The Watergate Bay Sprint returns every September with hundreds of cars competing against the clock for the best time.

The Watergate Bay Sprint returns every September with hundreds of cars competing against the clock...

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Rockpool ramble with Newquay Wild Activities

Newquay Wild Activities

Learn about the varied wildlife that share our coastline and shores. Book onto a Rockpool Ramble or a guided Wildlife Walk with Newquay Marine Activities.

Learn about the varied wildlife that share our coastline and shores. Book onto a Rockpool...

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Becca Hall in The Living Space of the hotel

Artist in residence: Reflections with Becca Hall

Find out about Becca's residency at Watergate Bay and learn how to draw your own dogs at home with her video tutorial.

Find out about Becca's residency at Watergate Bay and learn how to draw your own...

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Mariana Popejoy with At Home with Nature

Love of life: Marianna Popejoy

Biopic design gives a connection to the natural world and creates places where people and communities thrive, it takes on six recognised principles.

Biopic design gives a connection to the natural world and creates places where people and...

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Origin coffee

Twelve Trees of Christmas

This December, we're telling twelve inspiring sustainability tales across twelve trees here at Watergate Bay.

This December, we're telling twelve inspiring sustainability tales across twelve trees here at Watergate Bay....

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A table of food and drink in the Beach Hut restaurant

Good Food, Well Earned

We speak to three nutrition and exercise experts to find out the relationship between getting active outdoors and good food, including ten top tips.

We speak to three nutrition and exercise experts to find out the relationship between getting...

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Joe Kirby sitting at his piano

Meet: Pianist Joe Kirby

Our first musician in residence kicked off between 16 - 19 November. We caught up with pianist, Joe Kirby ahead of his musical residency.

Our first musician in residence kicked off between 16 - 19 November. We caught up...

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Watergate Bay on Film

On a blustery September evening 500 people came to Watergate Bay to watch the first ever polo match to be played on a beach in the UK. Ten years on it became firmly established in the Cornwall event calendar drawing crowds of over 10,000.

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A surfer rides a wave

Events calendar

On a blustery September evening 500 people came to Watergate Bay to watch the first ever polo match to be played on a beach in the UK. Ten years on it became firmly established in the Cornwall event calendar drawing crowds of over 10,000.

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Polo on the Beach

Polo on the Beach was always designed to break down the elitist barriers associated with polo, letting as many people as possible have a taste of this dynamic, action-packed spectacle, capturing their imagination and inspiring them to try something new.

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A polo jockey chasing after the ball

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