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Pan fried hake with 'methi' sauce

As demonstrated by our executive chef at the Fifteen Cornwall Spring Fayre at Watergate Bay. Inspired to cook it at home? Here's our special recipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
27 March 2017
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Interior style - Ocean Wing rooms

They say good magicians should never reveal the secret. Fortunately for you, there’s no trick to the interior design in our rooms. It’s real magic.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
27 March 2017
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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
23 March 2017
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The J Bay cocktail

Sweet and silky smooth, this feast of colour took the “distillers favourite” vote. Find out how to make your own with our ingredients and method.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
22 March 2017
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Dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Dogs are welcome at Watergate Bay year round. But in Cornwall there are loads of dog friendly beaches to choose from. Take a look at our top 10.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
19 March 2017
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Malted lemon pancakes

Build on sugar and lemon. Give our malted lemon pancakes with lemon curd and blueberries a go. Read on for the full recipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
27 February 2017
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Top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset

The hour before the sun finally dips below the horizon is a magical time, especially in Cornwall. Here are our top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
05 February 2017
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Mark Kermode's films - guest blog

The Observer’s chief film critic, Mark Kermode, celebrates the films in which Cornish scenery has starred. Read on for the good, the bad and the weird.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
02 February 2017
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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".

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
02 February 2017
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Top ten 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.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
23 January 2017
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