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Grilled 'Reuben'

The origin of this iconic New York sandwich loaded with pastrami & swiss cheese is hotly disputed. Here's our take served at The Living Space.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
02 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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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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Meet the makers: Cornish gins

Quiz some of the county’s brightest gin minds. Understand their inspirations and ingredients, get down to the technicalities, or just pat them on the back.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
07 November 2017
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Reasons to visit Cornwall in November

From food festivals here at Watergate Bay to the St Petersburg Classic Ballet & torch light processions; Cornwall is getting festive in November.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 October 2017
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Guest blog – Instagrammer Tigerlilly Quinn

Instagrammer and lifestyle blogger Fritha from Tigerlilly Quinn made her first break away from her babies a Watergate Bay one. Find out why and watch what she got up to.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
05 July 2017
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Guest blog – Roger Black

Former 400-metre champion Roger Black, his friends and family gather at the Watergate Bay every year. Find out why they choose to come back when the beach is quieter.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
04 July 2017
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Guest blog – Taste of the Bay

Rebecca McMillan and Karl Maguire are a couple who own and run Wildflower Illustration Co, a small stationery studio in Cheltenham. They fell in love with Watergate Bay when they visited with Rebecca’s parents. Earlier this year they returned for ‘Taste of the Bay’.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
28 April 2017
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Tarquin's gin masterclass

On Wednesday 17 May, Tarquin's gin will be taking over the Fifteen Cornwall bar for a pre-dinner cocktail master class.

Virginia Taylor
26 April 2017
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