Before the Rains, by Dinah Jefferies

Before the Rains, by Dinah Jefferies

Our friends at Penguin Books have given us a sneak peak at the latest book from Dianh Jefferies – Before the Rains, and we think it’s a great summer read. Find out more…

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative and tagged on May 16, 2017


Penguins 2017 reading list

Penguins 2017 reading list

From gripping psychological thrillers to exciting debuts and new novels by literary greats, Penguin Books share their top titles to read in 2017.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, Top 10, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , on February 24, 2017


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 and tagged , , , on August 26, 2015