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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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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.

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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.

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Your #watergatebay sunsets

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.

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Our new village apartments

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

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Cocktails & Wanderlust – guest blog

Cornwall lifestyle blogger Laura at Cocktails & Wanderlust thought it was about time she paid Watergate Bay a visit. Day Membership provided the perfect opportunity.

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