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Natural talent - Hannah Bailey, illustrator

Hannah Bailey’s vibrant, textured images have graced the pages of many magazines and children’s books. She put down her pencils for a few minutes to talk looking closer, loosening up and “avoiding jelly blubbers”…

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The best colour in the world

Find out how G.F Smith found the best colour in the world. The largest colour study to date where more than 25,500 people took part from all over the world.

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Download our colouring by Maia Walczak

Colour in one of Maia Walczak's distinctive creations and be in with a chance to win a stay at Watergate Bay Hotel. There are three to choose from.

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Artist Maia Walczak

Find out more about Newquay-based Maia Walczak Artist, author and award-winning children's book illustrator, you may have seen her distinctive line drawings and vibrant, natural hues radiating from the pages of the Watergate Bay 2020 magazine.

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Good Vibrations

From the arctic ice of Norway to the humble rock pool, the sounds of the ocean are endlessly fascinating – if you have the right guide. We join Chris Watson, long-time Sir David Attenborough collaborator, on the hunt for one of his favourite sounds of all.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 March 2020
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Light and Time

Intrigued by ideas of how sight translates into emotion, we asked two photographers – one working in black and white, Jon Denham, and the other in colour, Sophie Davidson – to explore the evocative power of photography, by documenting people who work and play where the land meets the sea at Watergate Bay.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 February 2020
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Meet the team – Christina, food & beverage operations manager

Who is the person behind your plate of Cornish venison and dauphinoise potatoes or your glass of Trevethan’s honey oak Cornish gin, that ensures things run smoothly behind the scenes?

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
05 October 2018
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