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Legend of the Bay 2018

The UK's best stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) & kitesurfers return to Watergate Bay on 23-24 April for one big weekend of high-adrenaline watersports.

Virginia Taylor
22 March 2018
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The ocean room library

Overlooking the sea, in the warmth of Swim Club. We don't think there's any place we'd rather curl up with a book than in our Ocean Room. Thanks to Ultimate Library, our guests are able to browse the bespoke, carefully curated library for the titles that best fit the hotel and it's location.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
12 March 2018
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A family holiday at Watergate Bay

After seeing some photos on Instagram, we asked mum Nicola to tell us about her family and their time in The Bay. Here's what she had to say.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
12 January 2018
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Surfaced Pro surf competition

The Surfaced Pro surf competition is one of the first competition to champion the cause for gender equality in sports with both male and female participants receiving equal prize winnings – unprecedented in most sports, including surfing. Due to take place on 7 & 8 September 2019, this event has unfortunately been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances.

Virginia Taylor
04 January 2018
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Guest blog – Lizzie Outside

SUP record breaker Lizzie Outside visits Watergate Bay Hotel and tries her hand at surfing. Read her story and find out how you can give it a try.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
15 December 2017
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Twelve gins of Christmas

Here at Watergate Bay Hotel, it's no secret that we love gin. So, our Christmas gift to you is a list of our favourites, including some unique variations.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
14 December 2017
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What’s on in Cornwall in December

Getting festive is serious business in Cornwall. December is a full month’s worth of festivities, food, drink and centuries-old traditions. We've put together a list of things to do in around the county.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 December 2017
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The Seven Stones gin cocktail

This Living Space cocktail is a refreshing combination of clotted cream gin, orange and cinnamon. Here's the recipe to make it yourself at home.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
05 December 2017
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National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships - BSUPA

Hosted by Extreme Academy, plans for this year’s British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) Championships at Watergate Bay are well under way.

Virginia Taylor
19 November 2017
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What to do in Cornwall in winter

Wrap up warm and make the most of Cornwall's beautifully wild coastline. There's lots to do in Cornwall in the winter - here's just a few of our favourites.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
09 November 2017
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