Sean Conway – guest blog

Sean Conway – guest blog

After selling his business for £1, Sean Conway vowed to fill his life with experiences rather than things. Read about “Britain’s most inspiring maniac”.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Guest blog, Inspiring, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , , on February 2, 2017


Stephen Mangan – guest blog

Stephen Mangan – guest blog

Actor Stephen Mangan talks early holiday memories in Ireland, recent experiences in Cornwall and the finer points of learning to surf with the “legs of John Cleese”.

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Mark Kermode’s films – guest blog

Mark Kermode’s films – guest blog

The Observer’s chief film critic, Mark Kermode, celebrates the films in which Cornish scenery has starred. See his top ten list of films set in Cornwall.

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Chris Difford’s mix tape – guest blog

Chris Difford’s mix tape – guest blog

A founding member of Squeeze, musician and lyricist Chris Difford recalls some musical moments in Cornwall. Find out his top tracks for Watergate Bay.

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This entry was posted in Guest blog, Music, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , , , on January 23, 2017


Oliver Berry – guest blog

Oliver Berry – guest blog

Oliver Berry is a travel writer and photographer based in Cornwall. Given his wide globetrotting travel experience, we couldn’t wait to read what he sad to say about a weekend with us in his home county.

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Zacry’s Christmas Cocktails

Zacry’s Christmas Cocktails

Everyone has their own way of celebrating Christmas. Our team in Zacry’s are doing it in style, with a spread of yuletide cocktails. Read on to find out how you can spice up your Christmas drinks.

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This entry was posted in Cocktails, Food and drink, Recipes, Zacry's and tagged , , , , on December 23, 2016


Watergate Bay playlist

Watergate Bay playlist

Did you know that Watergate Bay Hotel posts different playlists on Spotify? Follow us on watergatebaymusic and hear the sound of the Bay.

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This entry was posted in Music and tagged , , , on December 21, 2016


Four sprout recipes

Four sprout recipes

Sprout and bacon gratin, sprout kimchi, sprout and chorizo hash, deep fried sprouts with stilton and amaretti. Enough to convince the biggest sprout cynic thanks to executive chef Neil Haydock.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, Zacry's and tagged , , , , , on December 15, 2016


Mulled cider & blackberry bramble cocktail

Mulled cider & blackberry bramble cocktail

Two of our favourite Beach Hut Christmas cocktails – a warming mulled cider with cloves and a refreshing blackberry bramble cocktail with plenty of fruit and rosemary.

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A winter week in pictures

A winter week in pictures

In winter, extraordinary things happen at Watergate Bay. You don’t have to take our word for it. They say a picture speaks a thousand words.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , on December 6, 2016