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Winter Colada

Winter white with flakes of coconut, a thick and creamy cocktail with spiced Golden Barrel Aged Rum. We use coconut puree and coconut milk which give a wintery look, topped with chocolate to serve.

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Winter Colada Coconut
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Interior style - Watchful Mary

Watchful Mary is now home to a new restaurant for the Bay, Emily Scott Food. Take a look at the design notes from Dynargh Design to understand the inspiration and create the look at home.

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Watchful Mary Bar Gathering

Light and Time

Intrigued by ideas of how sight translates into emotion, we asked two photographers – one working in black and white, Jon Denham, and the other in colour, Sophie Davidson – to explore the evocative power of photography, by documenting people who work and play where the land meets the sea at Watergate Bay.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 February 2020
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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

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The best walks in Cornwall

It's no surprise that walking is one of the most popular activities in Cornwall with over 200 miles of coast path, woodlands, moors and beaches to explore.

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Outdoor fitness at Watergate Bay

Incessant emails, an overflowing to do list, relentless rushing, constant fatigue, a fleeting mind; is the treadmill of modern life taking its toll? If you feel a desire to breathe, restore, move, be inspired, escape or simply press the pause button on this relentless ‘on call’ lifestyle then an active break at the beach might be just what the doctor ordered!

Virginia Taylor
01 February 2020
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Beach Fitness Cornwall Breaks

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.

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Discover Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay has everything you need for a beach holiday. Whether you’re a family looking to get in the surf, or someone wanting to escape and recharge, Watergate Bay has something for everyone to discover, even the dog.

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The Fifteen Cornwall story

Fifteen Cornwall’s story began when Jamie Oliver launched Fifteen in London and filled the kitchen with young people in need of a second chance.

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Jamie Oliver On The Beach
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Beach Hut bircher recipe

A firm favourite in the bay is our homemade bircher with fruit compote and toasted seeds. We can bring the bircher recipe to you, but we can't bring the beach.

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