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The best 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 beaches to watch the Cornwall 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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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.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
23 January 2017
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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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