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Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

From the sea to outdoor lido's to indoor pools to rivers, there are so many amazing places to swim in Cornwall, and we've chosen our top ten!

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
11 January 2017
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Teenage friendly things to do in Cornwall

It's no mean feat keeping teenagers happy on holiday in Cornwall, but we think we've nailed it. Read our guide and think selfies, surfing and segways.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 January 2017
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Watergate Bay playlist

Did you know that Watergate Bay Hotel posts different playlists on Spotify? Follow us on watergatebaymusic and hear the sound of the Bay.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
21 December 2016
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A winter week in pictures

In winter, extraordinary things happen at Watergate Bay. You don't have to take our word for it. They say a picture speaks a thousand words.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 December 2016
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Champagne Cocktails

Over the winter period the cocktail menu in The Living Space flushes with colour. Find out how this year’s festive flavours come together, thanks to our imaginative inhouse mixologists.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
06 December 2016
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Caitlin Moran - guest blog

When Caitlin Moran stays at Watergate Bay Hotel, her favourite table is the big one by the balcony, which she bagsys no returns. Find out why.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
15 November 2016
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Truffled maccheroni

Zacry’s truffled maccheroni is a real stand out dish, even though it is served as a side. We'll have four as a main please - and this recipe too.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
03 November 2016
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Your #watergatebay sunsets 2016

We may be biased but as your Instagram posts prove, a Watergate Bay sunset is pretty special. Here are our favourites that you've shared on social so far this year using #watergatebay.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
05 October 2016
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Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Our new coastal fitness weekend at Watergate bay is the perfect tonic for body and mind. What to expect and how to book.

Virginia Taylor
23 September 2016
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Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Cornwall is truly a county of unspoiled natural beauty, especially when it comes to its beaches, here are our pick of the top ten!

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
03 September 2016
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