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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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16 reasons to use a sauna

The latest addition to the Swim Club terrace is a Finnish sea-view sauna. And we think it must have one of the best sauna views in the world. Here's 16 reasons to tale some time to relax in the sauna with a view of the beach.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
24 May 2018
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Watergate Bay Hotel staff barbecue

When you become a part of the team at Watergate Bay Hotel, you'll be invited to the staff events we run throughout the year, where members of staff can come along to different activities and clubs in their free time.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
17 May 2018
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English National Surfing Championships 2018

This years Kings and Queens of the waves have been crowned. The UK’s top surfers gathered at Watergate Bay on Saturday 5 - Monday 7 May to compete for national titles.

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09 May 2018
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Zacry's menu

You can expect dishes like Steak Tartare, duck and beet salad, grilled lobster and Côte de Boeuf. Grilled meat and seafood all feature large.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
28 April 2018
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Guest blog – Tigerlilly Quinn

You may remember Instagrammer and lifestyle blogger Fritha, Tigerlilly Quinn from a previous guest blog, where the Mummy of two visited without her babies. Upon leaving the bay after her first visit, Fritha couldn't resist returning, this time bringing along her family including Wilf (6) and Mabli (2).

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
18 April 2018
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Guest blog – An Instagrammers dream

Travel blogger and Instagrammer Lauren, from NY to Anywhere is always on the look out for the perfect Instagram opportunity. She headed to Watergate Bay to find the most Insta-worthy spots on the north coast of Cornwall.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
09 April 2018
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Apprenticeships - Meet Jodie from Swim Club

An apprenticeship is an opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic and talented individuals to join a fast-moving and forward thinking business while studying for a nationally recognised qualification. Meet Jodie, she is a Beauty Therapist Apprentice for our Swim Club team.

Caroline Dodd Caroline Dodd
30 March 2018
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