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The Living Space apple strudel mule

The traditional apple strudel is a winter winner. Now imagine the apple & cinnamon strudel flavours in a cocktail, available from Living Space.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
30 November 2015
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Winter berry Martini, from The Beach Hut

Look to The Beach Hut's comforting (yet refreshing) Martini cocktail to keep you cosy through the cold months.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
16 October 2015
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How to find the right wetsuit

Wetsuits are an essential piece of kit for getting in the sea, making being cold in the water a thing of the past. Here's Watergate Bay team's top tips.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
01 October 2015
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The King's Troop visit Watergate Bay

This morning we enjoyed a surprise visit from The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery gunners, who came to exercise their horses on the beach.

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10 September 2015
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Fried squid with Asian pesto

Squid doesn't only mean calamari. Executive chef Neil Haydock gives this versatile and sustainable ingredient an Asian makeover.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
08 September 2015
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Becky Bettesworth prints

You might not know it, but we have a strong railway heritage at Watergate Bay. That's why Becky's vintage-railway style Watergate Bay poster got us excited.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
26 August 2015
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Reasons to visit in September & October

Summer may be over but Cornwall doesn’t stop. Autumn is a vibrant time to visit with plenty of happenings around the county. Here's out pick.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
24 August 2015
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Gardening tips from Cornish Garden Team

In this second blog post, Cornish Garden Team share their top coastal gardening tips and tell us how to plant a piece of Watergate Bay at home.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
24 August 2015
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Henry Swanzy furniture

In a world of globally out-sourced, production-line manufacture, Henry Swanzy’s handcrafted furniture (seen in the hotel's lobby) does something different.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
10 August 2015
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Blackberry mojito cocktail

Havana is the birthplace of the Mojito, but we may have found a second place for it to call home… rediscover the cuban cocktail at The Living Space, Watergate Bay.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
07 August 2015
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