When Shoreline danced into the Bay

When Shoreline danced into the Bay

Stirring contemporary dance swept along the shore at Watergate Bay this summer with a two-day performance and a story that told of our unending relationship with the sea.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative and tagged , , on August 17, 2016


Shoreline | 5-6 August 2017

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.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, What's on and tagged , , on June 15, 2016


Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

It’s not a celebration without cake. And if you’re planning an event at Watergate Bay, we tip our hats to Peboryon and their exclusive Watergate Bay range of cakes.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, Food and drink and tagged , , , on May 6, 2016


Life on the road – a travel diary

Life on the road – a travel diary

When Hayley’s not working in the hotel’s Living Space, she’s busy photo-documenting her travels for her 9,000 Instagram followers.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, Meet the team and tagged , , on March 15, 2016


Watergate Bay x Karl Mackie – the mobile Bay

Watergate Bay x Karl Mackie – the mobile Bay

A new collaboration with one of our favourite local photographers has captured the rising power of mobile images and the VSCO app – and transformed them into something tangible.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative and tagged , , on January 6, 2016


The King’s Troop visit Watergate Bay

The King’s Troop visit Watergate Bay

This morning we enjoyed a surprise visit from The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery gunners who came to exercise their horses. Stabled at RAF St Mawgan the horses have come from their usual home at Woolwich, London to concentrate on some specific horse and rider training.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, What's on and tagged , on September 10, 2015


Bob Dawson – coastal sculptor

Bob Dawson – coastal sculptor

Bob Dawson draws inspiration for his sculptures from the marine and coastal areas of the South West. A member of the St Ives Society of Artists, you’ll find his work on display outside the hotel entrance. We find out more.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative and tagged , , , on September 7, 2015


Becky Bettesworth prints

Becky Bettesworth prints

You might not know it, but we have a strong railway heritage at Watergate Bay Hotel. The railway never came, but when we heard that Becky Bettesworth had created a Watergate Bay poster in her classic railway print style, we just couldn’t resists finding out more…

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, WGB Collection and tagged , , , on August 26, 2015


Watergate Bay poem, by Jack Rooke & the Poetry Takeaway

Watergate Bay poem, by Jack Rooke & the Poetry Takeaway

We feel extremely lucky to have stumbled across the Poetry Take Away on a trip to London recently. Here’s what creative evil-genius Jack Rooke whipped up for us as part of the world’s first mobile poetry emporium.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, Uncategorized and tagged , , on August 24, 2015


Gardening tips from Cornish Garden Team

Gardening tips from Cornish Garden Team

In this second blog post, Cornish Garden Team share their top coastal gardening tips and tell us how to plant a piece of Watergate Bay at home.

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