Our blog

Stories from the Bay and beyond

The Bay

Meet the team - Father Christmas

Watergate Bay was lucky to get this exclusive interview with Santa at his busiest time of year - we even found out what he's hoping for under the Xmas tree

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 December 2014
Read the article
The Bay

Christmas tips from around the Bay

We caught up with the Watergate Bay team to find out their favourite festive dishes and Xmas tips, to make the 'C' day go as smoothly as possible.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 December 2014
Read the article
Front-desk-team-at-Christmas.jpg
Eat

Toffee apple ham

Neil Haydock's Boxing day treat, a toffee apple ham and crusty bread. We've persuaded him to give us his secret recipe so that you can also make it at home in time for Christmas.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
12 December 2014
Read the article
Toffee apple ham.jpg
Eat

Baked Cornish brie

A favourite from The Living Space, take a look at our recipe for baked brie, but it could also be used with Camembert or another soft cheese.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
12 December 2014
Read the article
Baked-Cornish-brie.jpg
Eat

Venison Stew with potato dumplings

This delicious recipe comes from Executive Chef Neil Haydock and is featured in The New West Country Cook Book, a beautiful recipe book by David Griffen.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
08 December 2014
Read the article
Venison-Stew-with-potato-dumplings.jpg
Stay

Ten things to do when staying at Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is all focused around relaxing, playing, eating and socialising but there is also so much to do both close by and further afield through Cornwall. Here is a list of our <strong>top ten</strong> things to do whilst you are staying at Watergate.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 December 2014
Read the article
Do Stay

10 things to do in Cornwall this Christmas

Watergate Bay's top ten things to do during the Christmas season in Cornwall - it really is the most wonderful time of the year!

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 December 2014
Read the article
Christmas-decorations-at-Watergate.jpg
Eat

Chorizo with squid and ratte potatoes

Take a look at this recipe for pan fried chorizo with squid and ratte potatoes, straight from Zacry's restaurant at Watergate Bay Hotel.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
22 November 2014
Read the article
Chorizo-with-squid-and-ratte-potatoes.jpg
Eat

Cornish sausage cassoulet

Our favourite winter warmer recipe - Cornish sausage cassoulet with crispy bacon and cannellini beans - delicious!

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
06 November 2014
Read the article
Eat

#twoingredient cake

Chef set a challenge. Create a cake using just two ingredients. Most were more like omelettes than cakes, although we did have a good meringue suggestion. This is the Watergate two ingredient cake using only Nutella and eggs.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
21 October 2014
Read the article