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Legend of the Bay 2020

The UK's best stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) & kitesurfers return to Watergate Bay on 6-7 June for one big weekend of high-adrenaline watersports.

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Winter in Cornwall

Wrap up warm and make the most of Cornwall's beautifully wild coastline. There's lots to do in Cornwall in the winter - here's just a few of our favourites.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
16 February 2018
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Guest blog – Lizzie Outside

SUP record breaker Lizzie Outside visits Watergate Bay Hotel and tries her hand at surfing. Read her story and find out how you can give it a try.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
15 December 2017
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What’s on in Cornwall in December

Getting festive is serious business in Cornwall. December is a full month’s worth of festivities, food, drink and centuries-old traditions. We've put together a list of things to do in around the county.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 December 2017
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British Tattoo Art Exhibition

One of the things that makes Cornwall so special is it's rich history. Find out about one of the key exhibitions on in 2017 at the National Maritime Museum.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
06 April 2017
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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.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
19 March 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.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
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!

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
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.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
01 January 2017
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