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Reasons to come to Cornwall in autumn

Cornwall is a great place to visit in Autumn. Here are more than ten reasons to come to Cornwall this autumn, which will you be going to?

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 October 2018
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Meet the team – Christina, food & beverage operations manager

Who is the person behind your plate of Cornish venison and dauphinoise potatoes or your glass of Trevethan’s honey oak Cornish gin, that ensures things run smoothly behind the scenes?

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
05 October 2018
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The Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

The new Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb, Cornwall’s first motorsport event on a closed public road, will take place on the weekend of 15/16 September.

Virginia Taylor
04 September 2018
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Guest blog - London Girls Surf Club

Founder of London Girls Surf Club, Kylie Griffiths visited us with her husband during her pregnancy before giving birth to baby Harley. Find out what made Watergate Bay Hotel the perfect babymoon break.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
23 July 2018
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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.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
12 July 2018
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Discover Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay has everything you need for a beach holiday. Whether you’re a family looking to get in the surf, or someone wanting to escape and recharge, Watergate Bay has something for everyone to discover, even the dog.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
11 July 2018
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Chilled rice pudding, rhubarb and gingerbread

Desserts don't come much more comforting than a good serving of rice pudding. See executive Chef Neil Haydock's recipe with a rhubarb twist.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
23 June 2018
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What to do in Cornwall this summer

We love the beach, but there's heaps more going on at Watergate Bay and beyond in Cornwall during the summer. Read on for some of our favourite happenings.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
22 June 2018
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Warrior of the Surf

Standing at 15ft tall, the giant Warrior of the Surf is the latest addition to the Bay. Created by local sculptor Richard Austin, the Warrior, inspired by the ocean and it's surfers, will watch over the waves at Watergate Bay for many years to come. #warriorofthesurf

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
21 June 2018
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Guest blog - The Savvy Mummy

Blogger and mum to Savannah, Hanna of 'The Savvy Mummy' visited Watergate Bay for the first time, picked specifically for a girls-child-free holiday away from her busy family life. Here's what she got up to during her stay.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
26 May 2018
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