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Guest blog - London Girls Surf Club

Founder of London Girls Surf Club, Kylie Griffiths visited us with her husband during her pregnancy before giving birth to baby Harley. Find out what made Watergate Bay Hotel the perfect babymoon break.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
23 July 2018
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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
11 July 2018
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What to do in Cornwall this summer

We love the beach, but there's heaps more going on at Watergate Bay and beyond in Cornwall during the summer. Read on for some of our favourite happenings.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
22 June 2018
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Guest blog - The Savvy Mummy

Blogger and mum to Savannah, Hanna of 'The Savvy Mummy' visited Watergate Bay for the first time, picked specifically for a girls-child-free holiday away from her busy family life. Here's what she got up to during her stay.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
26 May 2018
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Guest blog – Tigerlilly Quinn

You may remember Instagrammer and lifestyle blogger Fritha, Tigerlilly Quinn from a previous guest blog, where the Mummy of two visited without her babies. Upon leaving the bay after her first visit, Fritha couldn't resist returning, this time bringing along her family including Wilf (6) and Mabli (2).

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
18 April 2018
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Guest blog – An Instagrammers dream

Travel blogger and Instagrammer Lauren, from NY to Anywhere is always on the look out for the perfect Instagram opportunity. She headed to Watergate Bay to find the most Insta-worthy spots on the north coast of Cornwall.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
09 April 2018
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The ocean room library

Overlooking the sea, in the warmth of Swim Club. We don't think there's any place we'd rather curl up with a book than in our Ocean Room. Thanks to Ultimate Library, our guests are able to browse the bespoke, carefully curated library for the titles that best fit the hotel and it's location.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
12 March 2018
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A family holiday at Watergate Bay

After seeing some photos on Instagram, we asked mum Nicola to tell us about her family and their time in The Bay. Here's what she had to say.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
12 January 2018
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Surfaced Pro surf competition

Full results from this year's Surface Pro surf competition on 3&4 June at Watergate Bay - the first UK event awarding equal prize money.

Virginia Taylor
04 January 2018
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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.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
07 November 2017
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