Seven reasons to stay in… February

Seven reasons to stay in… February

It may be the shortest month of the year but don’t let February fool you. There’s lots on at Watergate Bay and Cornwall during the month – here’s our top six pick-of-the-bunch things to enjoy.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , , , , on January 23, 2018


A family holiday at Watergate Bay

A family holiday at Watergate Bay

After seeing some photos on Instagram, we asked mum Nicola to tell us about her family and their time in The Bay. Here’s what she had to say.

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This entry was posted in Families, Guest blog and tagged , , , , , on January 12, 2018


The Blackforest cocktail

The Blackforest cocktail

This Beach Hut cocktail is a comforting combination of Kahlua, raspberry vodka and chocolate that tastes just like a Blackforest Gateau.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes: Cocktails and tagged , , , , , on December 28, 2017


Lizzie Outside – guest blog

Lizzie Outside – guest blog

SUP record breaker Lizzie Outside visits Watergate Bay Hotel and tries her hand at surfing. Read her story and find out how you can give it a try.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy, Guest blog and tagged , , , , on December 15, 2017


Twelve gins of Christmas

Twelve gins of Christmas

Here at Watergate Bay Hotel, it’s no secret that we love gin. So, our Christmas gift to you is a list of our favourites, including some more unique variations – Christmas pudding gin anyone?

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , , , , on December 14, 2017


What’s on in Cornwall in December

What’s on in Cornwall in December

Getting festive is serious business in Cornwall. December is a full month’s worth of festivities, food, drink and centuries-old traditions. We’ve put together a list of things to do in around the county.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , , , on December 6, 2017


The Seven Stones gin cocktail

The Seven Stones gin cocktail

This Living Space cocktail is a refreshing combination of clotted cream gin, orange and cinnamon. Here’s the recipe to make it yourself at home.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes: Cocktails and tagged , , , , , , on December 5, 2017


National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships – BSUPA

National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships – BSUPA

Hosted by Extreme Academy, plans for this year’s British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Surf Championships are well under way – once again being held at Watergate Bay over the weekend of 13 & 14 October 2018.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on November 19, 2017


What to do in Cornwall in winter

What to do in Cornwall in winter

Wintertime in Cornwall is all about wrapping up warm making the most of our beautifully wild coastline – or hunkering down and warming back up again. Here’s our favourite things to do in Cornwall during winter.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , on November 9, 2017


Meet the makers: Cornish gins

Meet the makers: Cornish gins

Quiz some of the county’s brightest gin minds. Understand their inspirations and ingredients, get down to the technicalities, or just pat them on the back.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink and tagged , , , , , on November 7, 2017