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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 home with our recipe. 

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English Garden Martini

We enjoyed Zacry’s English Martini so much that we challenged the team to come up with another one. And voila – the English Garden Martini is born.

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Ginger pudding with butterscotch sauce and clotted cream

This light steamed pudding is guaranteed to be a winner at the table this winter. Infused with ginger and topped with clotted cream and butterscotch sauce!

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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.

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Meet the team - Neil Haydock

As executive chef of Watergate Bay Hotel, Neil oversees all of the hotel’s food offerings including three restaurants - The Beach Hut, The Living Space and Zacry’s.

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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.

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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.

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