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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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


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


Cornwall Film Festival

Cornwall Film Festival

Four screens, three days and one fabulous party!

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Our favourite Cornish gardens

Our favourite Cornish gardens

Cornwall is home to some of the best gardens in the UK; enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream, the gardens are home to a wealth of the most exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees in the British Isles. Year round the gardens offer a spectacular display of horticulture, showcasing the best seasonal plants […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on September 19, 2013


Pet sounds

Pet sounds

Our playlist is lounge; it’s languid, an anthem for escapism. To reflect on our own unique brand of leisure, Watergate Bay Hotel has composed not only just an anthem, but a full playlist of tunes which you can hear around the various public spaces in the hotel and restaurants. We love our music and hope […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , on August 8, 2013