Our blog

Stories from the Bay and beyond

Do

Guest blog – Lizzie Outside

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.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
15 December 2017
Read the article
Surf course group.jpg
Eat Recipes

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.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
05 December 2017
Read the article
The Seven Stones gin Cocktail.jpg
Gather

Reasons to visit Cornwall in November

From food festivals here at Watergate Bay to the St Petersburg Classic Ballet & torch light processions; Cornwall is getting festive in November.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 October 2017
Read the article
Recipes Drink

English Martini cocktail

Zacry’s at Watergate Bay is celebrating the coming of summer with this special elderflower gin-based cocktail. Watch out for the high-alcohol count.

Read the article
The Bay

Guest blog – Instagrammer Tigerlilly Quinn

Instagrammer and lifestyle blogger Fritha from Tigerlilly Quinn made her first break away from her babies a Watergate Bay one. Find out why and watch what she got up to.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
05 July 2017
Read the article
Bedroom interior.jpg
Stay

Guest blog – Roger Black

Former 400-metre champion Roger Black, his friends and family gather at the Watergate Bay every year. Find out why they choose to come back when the beach is quieter.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
04 July 2017
Read the article
Roger-Black-family-on-Watergate-Bay.jpg
Stay

Guest blog – Taste of the Bay

Rebecca McMillan and Karl Maguire are a couple who own and run Wildflower Illustration Co, a small stationery studio in Cheltenham. They fell in love with Watergate Bay when they visited with Rebecca’s parents. Earlier this year they returned for ‘Taste of the Bay’.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
28 April 2017
Read the article
Enjoying the view from The Living Space deck.jpg
Eat

Tarquin's gin masterclass

On Wednesday 17 May, Tarquin's gin will be taking over the Fifteen Cornwall bar for a pre-dinner cocktail master class.

Virginia Taylor
26 April 2017
Read the article
Eat

Argentine Asado BBQ

On Friday 19 May we're inviting you to an authentic asado (a traditional Argentine BBQ). Share an evening of live music and fireworks with the polo players.

Virginia Taylor
25 April 2017
Read the article
Argentine Asado2.jpg
Recipes Drink

Blueberry and lavender shrub cocktail

With Aspall Cyder as our partners for Polo on the Beach, we worked with them to create shrubs using their cyder apple vinegar. Find out what a shrub is, and how to make our blueberry and lavender shrub cocktail.

Read the article
Blueberry--and-lavender-shrub-cocktail.jpg