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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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Meera Sodha
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Eat in the view

We think goof food with a great view are the perfect match. Watergate Bay has four different restaurants, three of them with epic sea views. We capture the spirit of eating on the shoreline in pictures.

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Cocktails In The Beach Hut
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Good Food, Well Earned

Watergate Bay is a great place to build an appetite. An exhilarating combination of physical activity, cold water and sea air. We speak to three nutrition and exercise experts to find out the relationship between getting active outdoors and good food. Take a look at our top 10 tips.

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Grilled Aubergine Pomegranate
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Cheese without air miles

Cornish Gouda strives for zero food miles throughout the entire supply chain, it's an ethos we're proud to align with and a key ingredient to include in our Beach Hut burger.  So is it Goo-da or Gow-da? Where does it come from and what makes it different? Learn about the importance of UK artisan cheesemakers and what we can all do to support local farmers. 

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Cornish Gouda Heifer Photo Credit To Cornish Gouda
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Meet Wavehunters founder Andy Cameron

As we begin a new chapter at the Extreme Academy we catch up with Wavehunters founder, Andy Cameron. From expert surf tuition to Groms clubs and fitness and yoga classes on the beach, we can’t wait to see what he has planned for Wavehunters at the Extreme Academy.

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Andy Cameron Wavehunters
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English National Surfing Championships

Surfing England returned to Watergate Bay for the 2022 Caravan and Motorhome Club English National Surfing Championships. Take a look at the results.
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English Nationals Poster 2022
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Carl Coombes

As Carl prepares to retire after almost 20 years at the helm of the Extreme Academy, we caught up with him to chat about surfing in all seasons, spotting dolphins in your day job and the new partnership between Extreme Academy and Wavehunters. 

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Storm bathing at Watergate Bay

Winter month invigoration. Wind, rain and stormy seas. Find out why staying in winter can give you a new perspective on a Cornish storm. Could storm bathing be your next cold shower?

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Storm Waves Watergate Bay
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Events in Cornwall 2022

Musical theatre, classic sailing races, surfing competitions, endless beaches and festive events are taking place in Cornwall this year. Take a look at our top events and activities across the county to keep you and the family entertained. 

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Shroom, beet and walnut burger

Walnuts, mushrooms, black beans and beetroot. A delicious plant-based burger with sweet beetroot relish, vegan "cheese" and remoulade sauce. Make your own at home with our recipe...

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The Beach Hut Shroom Burger At Watergate Bay