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What to pack for a holiday in Cornwall

It’s sometimes hard to know what to pack when you go on holiday, however, there are a few essentials that we suggest you don’t leave home without.

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Interior style: sea view suites

Take a look at the design notes from newly designed sea view suites at Watergate Bay Hotel. Understand the inspiration for the design and create the look at home.

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Guest blog - Mark Kermode's films

The Observer’s chief film critic, Mark Kermode, celebrates the films in which Cornish scenery has starred. Read on for the good, the bad and the weird.

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Ten reasons to choose Watergate Bay for your family holiday

Victoria Kennedy from Bridges and Balloons picks her 10 reasons why Watergate Bay hotel is the best family holiday in Cornwall.

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Interior style: the 50s

Take a look at the design notes from newly designed family suites at Watergate Bay Hotel. Understand the inspiration for the design and create the look at home.

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Discover Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay has everything you need for a beach holiday. Whether you’re a family looking to get in the surf, or someone wanting to escape and recharge, Watergate Bay has something for everyone to discover, even the dog.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 January 2020
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Meet the makers: Cornish gins

Quiz some of the county’s brightest gin minds. Understand their inspirations and ingredients, get down to the technicalities, or just pat them on the back.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 January 2020
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Allergy Badge Watergate Bay

When a child has allergies, it can be hard to find a holiday that suits everyone. Allergy Badge recently visited Watergate Bay, here is an account of their stay.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
09 December 2019
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Surfaced Pro surf competition

12 and 13 September. The Surfaced Pro surf competition is one of the first competition to champion the cause for gender equality in sports with both male and female participants receiving equal prize winnings – unprecedented in most sports, including surfing. 

Virginia Taylor
01 October 2019
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Why a holiday is good for your sleep - with Aspace

Sleep is a source of anxiety for many children and parents. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for a child’s growth and development, not to mention your well-being and sanity as a parent.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
01 September 2019
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