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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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