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The Fifteen Cornwall story

Fifteen Cornwall’s story began when Jamie Oliver launched Fifteen in London and filled the kitchen with young people in need of a second chance.

JudiBlakeburn©DavidGriffen.jpg Judi Blakeburn
06 January 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
19 December 2019
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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
17 December 2019
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Events in Cornwall this winter

There’s so much to do in Cornwall during the winter at Watergate Bay and Cornwall. Here’s our round-up of things to see and do over the festive season.

From Fifteen Cornwall's month long event calendar in November to Christmas markets, ice skating and National Trust events.

 

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
24 October 2019
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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 in The Beach Hut.

We were recently asked if we could share the recipe so that the guest can make it at home themselves. Take a look at the receipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
21 October 2019
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Surfaced Pro surf competition

Saturday 9 November. The Surfaced Pro surf competition is one of the first competition to champion the cause for gender equality in sports with both male and female participants receiving equal prize winnings – unprecedented in most sports, including surfing. 

Virginia Taylor
01 October 2019
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National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships - BSUPA

Hosted by Extreme Academy, plans for this year’s British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) Championships at Watergate Bay are well under way.

Virginia Taylor
20 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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Why a holiday is good for your sleep - with Aspace

Sleep is a source of anxiety for many children and parents. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for a child’s growth and development, not to mention your well-being and sanity as a parent.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
01 September 2019
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Allergy Badge Watergate Bay

When a child has allergies, it can be hard to find a holiday that suits everyone. Allergy Badge recently visited Watergate Bay, here is an account of their stay.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
01 September 2019
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