Our blog

Stories from the Bay and beyond

Stay

Cocktails & Wanderlust – guest blog

Cornwall lifestyle blogger Laura at Cocktails & Wanderlust thought it was about time she paid Watergate Bay a visit. Day Membership provided the perfect opportunity.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
22 July 2016
Read the article
Guest blogger - Cocktails & Wanderlust.jpg
Eat

Zacry’s – our new restaurant

Watergate Bay Hotel has seen quite a bit of change in the last 10 years. From the bedrooms, to The Beach Hut, Swim Club to The Extreme Academy, slowly but surely the new look has come together. Zacry's was the final piece in the Watergate Bay Hotel jigsaw.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
15 June 2016
Read the article
Zacry's.jpg
Do

Beach fitness – meet the equipment

Every Saturday at 10am or 2pm (tide dependent) you might be surprised to find our weird and wonderful beach fit equipment lining the sand, followed by Pete our fitness instructor putting a red-faced – but smiling – group through their paces.

Virginia Taylor
12 June 2016
Read the article
Gather

Let them eat cake

It’s not a celebration without cake. And if you’re planning a wedding or event at Watergate Bay, we tip our hats to Peboryon, our preferred cake supplier.

Virginia Taylor
06 May 2016
Read the article
Stay Do

Go by bike, Go ByCycle

Swap your board for two wheels and explore Cornwall by bike. Go Bycycle, who deliver bikes to your door, share their favourite routes for all abilities.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
31 March 2016
Read the article
The Bay

Life on the road - a travel diary

When Hayley's not working in Watergate Bay Hotel's Living Space, she’s busy photo-documenting her travels for her 9,000 Instagram followers.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
15 March 2016
Read the article
Eat The Bay

To France, and our new Champagne house

Our team fly to France for a behind-the-scenes tour of Champagne Jacquart, our new exclusive Champagne house at Watergate Bay Hotel.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
10 March 2016
Read the article
Stay

The fifth taste - a guide to Cornish seaweed

Wild seaweed has been harvested along the British coastline for centuries, but only now are its health and culinary benefits truly being appreciated. Our guide.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
09 February 2016
Read the article
Do

Breaststroke is the best stroke – guest blog by Salim Ahmed

As we gear up for our first breaststroke swim clinic to be held on 6-8 May 2016, professional swim coach Salim tells us why it's time to embrace the underdog.

Virginia Taylor
02 February 2016
Read the article
Breaststroke is the best stroke-guest blog by Salim Ahmed.jpg
Do

Our favourite historical places in Cornwall

From the birthplace of King Arthur to Henry VIII’s chain of formidable fortresses, Cornwall is full of historical landmarks. These are our favourites.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
12 January 2016
Read the article
St Mawes Castle.jpg