Briony Cloke

Briony Cloke

Briony Cloke is a 22 year old illustrator from Cornwall. Having graduated from Plymouth College of Art just last year she is now building her portfolio, starting with Watergate Bay. You may already be familiar with Briony’s illustrations as they feature in our Another Place magazine. But now, she is working on a series of […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on February 24, 2014


James the Guillemot

James the Guillemot

It’s been a busy week at Watergate Bay. On Tuesday we discovered a guillemot that was in quite a lot of distress, so we set up a little rescue operation.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on February 20, 2014


History Uncovered!

History Uncovered!

History uncovered! WW2 bomb was destroyed today at Watergate Bay with a controlled explosion by Southern Diving Unit from Plymouth.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged on February 19, 2014


Liberator crash at Watergate Bay 1943

Liberator crash at Watergate Bay 1943

On 28 December 1943 a United States PB4Y1 Liberator named ‘Muck’s Mauler’ got into difficulties and crashed into the cliffs at Watergate Bay.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , on February 18, 2014


What’s on in February half-term?

What’s on in February half-term?

This is a guide for the young, and the young at heart.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on February 2, 2014


Top 10 walks in Cornwall

Top 10 walks in Cornwall

You don’t have to be a seasoned walker to enjoy exploring Cornwall, but might we suggest some comfortable shoes.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on January 23, 2014


The hotel’s new restaurant

The hotel’s new restaurant

Our dining room is getting some serious attention this winter. We’re giving it a complete makeover – a new name, a new look and a new menu. It’s very exciting!

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged on January 18, 2014


A year in Instagram

A year in Instagram

If Watergate Bay could take a selfie’s they’d probably look like this…

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on January 13, 2014


Get crafty this Christmas

It’s time to get creative!

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on December 9, 2013

What to pack for winter at Watergate Bay

What to pack for winter at Watergate Bay

The juxtaposition of a beach holiday in winter is something that excites us, the beach is quiet, the surf is powerful and the skies are ever changing. Winter however, can be a tricky season to pack for so we have covered the essentials.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on October 18, 2013