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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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Guest blog – Roger Black

Former 400-metre champion Roger Black, his friends and family gather at the Watergate Bay every year. Find out why they choose to come back when the beach is quieter.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
04 July 2017
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Guest blog – Taste of the Bay

Rebecca McMillan and Karl Maguire are a couple who own and run Wildflower Illustration Co, a small stationery studio in Cheltenham. They fell in love with Watergate Bay when they visited with Rebecca’s parents. Earlier this year they returned for ‘Taste of the Bay’.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
28 April 2017
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British Tattoo Art Exhibition

One of the things that makes Cornwall so special is it's rich history. Find out about one of the key exhibitions on in 2017 at the National Maritime Museum.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 April 2017
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Interior style - Ocean Wing rooms

They say good magicians should never reveal the secret. Fortunately for you, there’s no trick to the interior design in our rooms. It’s real magic.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
27 March 2017
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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
02 February 2017
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A winter week in pictures

In winter, extraordinary things happen at Watergate Bay. You don't have to take our word for it. They say a picture speaks a thousand words.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 December 2016
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Caitlin Moran - guest blog

When Caitlin Moran stays at Watergate Bay Hotel, her favourite table is the big one by the balcony, which she bagsys no returns. Find out why.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
15 November 2016
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Your #watergatebay sunsets 2016

We may be biased but as your Instagram posts prove, a Watergate Bay sunset is pretty special. Here are our favourites that you've shared on social so far this year using #watergatebay.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
05 October 2016
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Our new family suites

Tucked away into the cliff behind the hotel are our new two-bedroom contemporary suites, perfect for families or groups wanting a space of their own.

Will Ashworth Will Ashworth
08 August 2016
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