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Cornish Kir Royale

Try our Cornish Kir Royale at home, we use Cornish wine and Cornish Cassis for a twist on the French classic. 

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Hot Gin and Tonic

Tonic syrup and Trevethan Honey Oak gin make the base of our hot gin and tonic. A winter warmer, it'll be served up in the Living Space to see us through the shorter days and longer nights. 

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Surfaced Pro surf competition

12 and 13 September. 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. 

Virginia Taylor
01 October 2019
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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
20 September 2019
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Rip Curl Grom Search

Half of International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be next one? Rip Curl’s search to find the best under-16 surfers on Saturday 30 August and Sunday 1 September. Relocated to Great Western Beach, Newquay.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
03 September 2019
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Why a holiday is good for your sleep - with Aspace

Sleep is a source of anxiety for many children and parents. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for a child’s growth and development, not to mention your well-being and sanity as a parent.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
01 September 2019
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The Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

Previously named the Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb, the new Watergate Sprint event will take place on 18 and 19 September 2021. Spectators can watch from the fields above Watergate Bay as they race between Newquay holiday park and the Boardmasters fields above the Bay.

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Boardmasters Festival in Cornwall

From 7 - 11 August, along the cliff path from Watergate Bay, you'll find the UK's biggest surf and music festival.

Virginia Taylor
23 July 2019
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Why choose swimming?

Planning on getting fit? Our Swim Clinic instructor, Salim, tells us how swimming can improve your overall fitness and well being.

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Apple and Vanilla Mojito

Rumbullion rum brings warmth to our winter apple and vanilla mojito, with zesty lime, fresh mint leaves and a dash of soda. 

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