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Wave pictures - An interview with Sean Pertwee

25 years after the release of the British surfing classic Blue Juice, we caught up with actor Sean Pertwee about his breakthrough role as a Cornish surfer – talking big waves, learning to surf like a pro, why he’s still in love with Cornwall more than a quarter of a century later, and how it felt to see the film projected on a big screen at Watergate Bay.

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Colours of Watergate

​Inspired by G.F Smith's search for the world's favourite colour and Maia Walczak's wonder at the natural world, we invited Falmouth-based photographer Rhona McDade to capture the colours of the rainbow through a distinctly Watergate lens.

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An artist's motivation

Fine art photographer Emma Solley captured this beautiful imagewhile visiting Watergate Bay last year. Find out what motivates her to capture these emotional moments.

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Think global, act local - beach cleaning

For the past four years Coast magazine’s editor-in-chief, Alex Fisher, has gathered with her readers and the Marine Conservation Society at Watergate Bay to study the impact of the modern world on our marine ecosystems. We asked her to tell us more. 

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Watergate Bay playlist

Did you know that Watergate Bay Hotel posts different playlists on Spotify? Follow us on watergatebaymusic and hear the sound of the Bay.

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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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Watergate Bay Hotel staff barbecue

When you become a part of the team at Watergate Bay Hotel, you'll be invited to the staff events we run throughout the year, where members of staff can come along to different activities and clubs in their free time.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
17 May 2018
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Apprenticeships - Meet Jodie from Swim Club

An apprenticeship is an opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic and talented individuals to join a fast-moving and forward thinking business while studying for a nationally recognised qualification. Meet Jodie, she is a Beauty Therapist Apprentice for our Swim Club team.

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Guest blog – Instagrammer Tigerlilly Quinn

Instagrammer and lifestyle blogger Fritha from Tigerlilly Quinn made her first break away from her babies a Watergate Bay one. Find out why and watch what she got up to.

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Top ten beaches to watch the Cornwall sunset

The hour before the sun finally dips below the horizon is a magical time, especially in Cornwall. Here are our top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset.

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