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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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Kitchen apprentices: we need you

If your positive attitude is as hot as your skills in the kitchen, we’re looking for apprentices like you. Join our open day on 7 September and find out more.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
25 August 2016
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Shoreline | 5-6 August 2017

Contemporary dance is coming to the shoreline at Watergate Bay on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July – one of many special pay-what-you-can performances taking place on some of Cornwall’s most iconic beaches.

Virginia Taylor
17 August 2016
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Rip Curl Grom Search 2015 - the search is over

All of the right elements came together for the final UK leg of the Rip Curl Grom Search last weekend at Watergate Bay. Here's what happened.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
15 August 2016
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Our new family suites

Tucked away into the cliff behind the hotel are our new two-bedroom contemporary suites, perfect for families or groups wanting a space of their own.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
08 August 2016
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Cocktails & Wanderlust – guest blog

Cornwall lifestyle blogger Laura at Cocktails & Wanderlust thought it was about time she paid Watergate Bay a visit. Day Membership provided the perfect opportunity.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
22 July 2016
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Zacry’s – our new restaurant

Watergate Bay Hotel has seen quite a bit of change in the last 10 years. From the bedrooms, to The Beach Hut, Swim Club to The Extreme Academy, slowly but surely the new look has come together. Zacry's was the final piece in the Watergate Bay Hotel jigsaw.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
15 June 2016
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Beach fitness – meet the equipment

Every Saturday at 10am or 2pm (tide dependent) you might be surprised to find our weird and wonderful beach fit equipment lining the sand, followed by Pete our fitness instructor putting a red-faced – but smiling – group through their paces.

Virginia Taylor
12 June 2016
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The Ebb & Flow fringed beach towel

Designed in collaboration with Roo’s Beach, the Ebb & Flow fringed towel has landed just in time for summer – now available from the Watergate Bay shop opposite reception.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
07 June 2016
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Let them eat cake

It’s not a celebration without cake. And if you’re planning a wedding or event at Watergate Bay, we tip our hats to Peboryon, our preferred cake supplier.

Virginia Taylor
06 May 2016
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