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The Beach Hut - Thai Red Curry

Often seen on the specials board, our Thai red curry has been a hit with many of our regular guests.

We were recently asked if we could share the recipe so that the guest can make it at home themselves. Hopefully this won’t stop them coming back.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
04 September 2019
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Rip Curl Grom Search

Half of International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be next one? Rip Curl’s search to find the best under-16 surfers on Saturday 30 August and Sunday 1 September. Relocated to Great Western Beach, Newquay.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
03 September 2019
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The Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

The new Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb, Cornwall’s first motorsport event on a closed public road, will take place on the weekend of 15/16 September.

Virginia Taylor
21 August 2019
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Boardmasters Festival in Cornwall

From 7 - 11 August, along the cliff path from Watergate Bay, you'll find the UK's biggest surf and music festival.

Virginia Taylor
23 July 2019
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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
04 July 2019
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Fun dog show - 11am, Saturday 18 May

Our annual fun and friendly family dog show in aid of St Francis Home for Animals on Saturday 18 May 11am.

Virginia Taylor
02 May 2019
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What's new for 2019

It's going to be a year of firsts at Watergate Bay. Find out what's in store for 2019... From event nights in The Beach Hut to active breaks. And of course, there's also the small matter of Watchful Mary, a brand new bar for the Bay.

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21 December 2018
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Chocolate mousse

Everyone loves chocolate mousse, and now you can make your own at home! Follow this recipe from The Living Space at Watergate Bay Hotel and enjoy!

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
19 December 2018
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Fermented plums and roasted pork belly recipe

This winter warming dish is perfect for entertaining guests and surprisingly simple to make - here's the recipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
19 December 2018
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Buttervilla strawberries with white chocolate mousse and lemon meringue

Cornish heritage strawberries are packed with flavour. Complimented with light and creamy white chocolate mousse and classic lemon meringue, really shows them off. Here's our recipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
19 December 2018
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