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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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Mark Kermode's films - guest blog

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.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
17 March 2020
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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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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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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.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
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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