Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

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From fun pools and infinity pools, to tidal pools and oceans, Cornwall has a swimming experience for everyone. Swimming is the perfect way to keep fit, why not travel the county and experience some of the most unique swimming pools in Cornwall. Here’s our top ten. 1. Jubilee Pool, Penzance Penzance is an historic harbour […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam, Out & about, Photos, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on June 11, 2013


What to do in Cornwall this Summer

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Summer’s here and there is so much going on in Cornwall. Choose from food festivals, music events, summer sports and fruit picking. Here’s our top 10 suggestions, what will you do in Cornwall this summer? 1. Go to as many food festivals as you can Cornwall produces some of the best food and drink in […]

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The Beatles at Watergate Bay

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  We’ve uncovered a pretty amazing piece of history about Watergate Bay. In 1967 The Beatles, yes, The Beatles, filmed part of the Magical Mystery Tour here at Watergate Bay! On 13th September 1967 John, Paul, George and Ringo came  to Newquay to complete the South West leg of the tour. Although they stayed at The […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam, Photos and tagged , , , on April 26, 2013


Mudd and Water

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Watergate Bay Hotel and the Beach Hut have a new look! The staff are now wearing clothes from Mudd and Water, a great ethical fashion design company.   Our Sustainability Manager felt Mudd and Water were a great fit for Watergate Bay: “Here at Watergate Bay we focus on putting sustainability at the heart of […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , on April 8, 2013


On The Twelfth Day Of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me …

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Surfers get out in the waves whatever the weather but if you don’t fancy putting on a wetsuit through the winter then perhaps try a leisurely stroll or a full day of coastal walking. Did you know that the South West has over 630 miles of coastal paths? Winter is the perfect time to grab […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged on December 19, 2012


On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

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Some competition winners! Congratulations to Justin Floyd and Laura Wardrop who have won our Twelve Days of Christmas competitions. Justin has won a family ticket to see Aladdin at the Hall for Cornwall on 23rd December and Laura has won a Fifteen Cornwall Hamper with her festive pooch picture. Get involved by coming up with […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged on December 18, 2012


Gift cards

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Can I buy gift vouchers to stay n your hotel to give as a Present? Yes you can buy our gift vouchers online http://www.anotherplace.co.uk/vouchers-5.html. They are a great present as they can be used in the hotel, in all our restaurants, in Swim Club and the Extreme Academy

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , , on December 17, 2012


On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

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We are all about simplicity and relaxation at Swim Club and our treatment list is no exception. Our treatments cover head to toe, use all our own Another Place products and have been designed to recreate that invigoration that comes from being in the Great British outdoors. Perfect before the beach or after a day […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged on December 14, 2012


On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

What do you buy for someone who has everything? There’s one of them in every family, and every Christmas buying for them is just as awkward as the last! An Extreme Academy gift voucher makes the perfect Christmas present! They offer a wide variety of sports, including surfing and kitesurfing and we’re sure they’ll be […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged on December 13, 2012

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

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Our pool, at 25-metres long is a proper swimmers’ pool. For young children there is a shallow area, but one that needn’t disrupt the flow of your front crawl. Flanked on two sides by glass, it is an extension of the Atlantic, only warmer. Bi-folding doors along one length of the pool can be opened […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged on December 12, 2012