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Cornwall's retro surfing scene

Surfers want to see some soul added back into the world of surfing. And Cornwall is leading the way. Join us as we go on a retro tour to see what's afoot.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
22 July 2015
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Meet the team - Hannah

Hannah moved to Cornwall for the boyfriend & the beach. Now she works at The Living Space and lives just around the corner from Watergate Bay, shes sorted.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
03 June 2015
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Summer picks from Shop on the Beach

Shop on the Beach – on the slipway down to Watergate Bay – has got the warmer months all covered. Here's our top picks from the new summer range.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
25 May 2015
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The UK’s best surf breaks

The Extreme Academy team at Watergate Bay are complete surfaholics, so who best to ask for their favourite UK surf breaks? Here's their pick.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
25 March 2015
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English breakfast Martini cocktail

The Zacry's breakfast at Watergate Bay is legendary. So if by dinner time you're having withdrawal symptoms, perhaps this breakfast cocktail is the answer.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
14 March 2015
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Why Watergate for surfing?

A centre stop on the UK Pro Surf Tour, a beach that works on most tides and most importantly – warm showers. Here’s why Watergate Bay rocks for surfing.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
14 March 2015
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Meet the team – Tammy

If you’ve got children, chances are you will have met our kids’ manager, part-time pirate and overall holiday saviour Tammy. We pulled her off the climbing frame for a quick chat about her role.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
13 March 2015
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Homemade hummous

Packed with good-for-you fats, this Middle Eastern dip has fast become a favorite go-to for a quick, healthy snack in many western countries.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
10 March 2015
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Smoked red pepper relish

This relish is the perfect partner to our grilled halloumi burger served in The Living Space. It's great as a chutney with cheese or cold cuts of meats too.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
10 March 2015
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Meet the team - Caitlin

Caitlin’s internship has seen her get stuck in with every aspect of the hotel. We find out what the role means to her – and what it means to the hotel.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
06 March 2015
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