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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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Argentine Asado BBQ

On Friday 19 May we're inviting you to an authentic asado (a traditional Argentine BBQ). Share an evening of live music and fireworks with the polo players.

Virginia Taylor
25 April 2017
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Blueberry and lavender shrub cocktail

With Aspall Cyder joining us for polo, we've worked with them to create shrubs using their cyder apple vinegar. Find out what a shrub is, and how to make our blueberry and lavender shrub cocktail.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
18 April 2017
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British Tattoo Art Exhibition

One of the things that makes Cornwall so special is it's rich history. Find out about one of the key exhibitions on in 2017 at the National Maritime Museum.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 April 2017
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Grilled halloumi burger

Beef burgers, chicken burgers, bean burgers. We like them all as much as the next person. But swap your beef burger for halloumi and you've got a surprisingly healthy vegetarian alternative. Here's how we serve our grilled halloumi burger at The Living Space.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
01 April 2017
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