Flushed away

Flushed away

We take sustainability and our environmental impact very seriously at Watergate Bay Hotel. It’s part of every decision we make. We are committed to helping to create a viable economy year round throughout Cornwall and are always looking to improve and invest in a sustainable future. Find out more about our sustainability programme. We have already […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , on July 2, 2013


Five best views in Cornwall

Five best views in Cornwall

Any view from any coast of Cornwall is going to be beautiful, we can guarantee that. But from our recent Facebook poll these came out as the top five. 1. Looking out over Watergate Bay from Swim Club Whether you are looking over the bay from the panoramic view that the Ocean Room offers or […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on June 27, 2013


What to pack for a holiday in Cornwall

What to pack for a holiday in Cornwall

It’s sometimes hard to know what to pack when you go on holiday, especially if you are holidaying in Cornwall. However, there are a few essentials that we suggest you don’t leave home without, many of which have been suggested by you through our Facebook page. Camera Cornwall is a country of outstanding natural beauty; […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on June 20, 2013


Cornwall’s best kept secrets

Cornwall’s best kept secrets

Cornwall is a county full of stunning beaches, charming countryside and captivating history. The well-known haunts of Cornwall that are usually spoken about, such as the Eden Project, Minack Theatre or Lands End, are spectacular but we want to tell you about Cornwall’s best kept secrets, the places you may not hear of unless you’re […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on May 29, 2013


The Beatles at Watergate Bay

The Beatles at Watergate Bay

  We’ve uncovered a pretty amazing piece of history about Watergate Bay. In 1967 The Beatles, yes, The Beatles, filmed part of the Magical Mystery Tour here at Watergate Bay! On 13th September 1967 John, Paul, George and Ringo came  to Newquay to complete the South West leg of the tour. Although they stayed at The […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on April 26, 2013


Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

We were thrilled at the levels of positive response we received for out blog post ‘Top ten beaches in Cornwall’, and weren’t surprised that many of you had your own ideas and suggestions as to which beaches were missing. So we thought we’d compile another list of great Cornish beaches, this time focusing on 100% dog friendly beaches, without […]

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


Mudd and Water

Mudd and Water

Watergate Bay Hotel and the Beach Hut have a new look! The staff are now wearing clothes from Mudd and Water, a great ethical fashion design company.   Our Sustainability Manager felt Mudd and Water were a great fit for Watergate Bay: “Here at Watergate Bay we focus on putting sustainability at the heart of […]

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


Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Inspired by Watergate Bay’s listing as one of the top 20 English beaches 2015 in The Telegraph, we compiled a list of the top 10 beaches in Cornwall. It proved to be a bit of a challenge for just one person to pick. So instead we set about asking as many employees and friends of […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on April 3, 2013


Top five things to do in Cornwall this Easter

Top five things to do in Cornwall this Easter

Cornwall is full of buzz and activity during Easter. Here is a list of our top five things to do this Easter break…   Easter Egg Hunts Tintagel Castle – English Heritage Can you crack the clues and complete their Easter trail? From 29th March to 14th April English Heritage properties all over the country […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on March 27, 2013


Ten Things To Do When Staying At Watergate Bay

Ten Things To Do When Staying At Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay is all focused around relaxing, playing, eating and socialising but there is also so much to do both close by and further afield through Cornwall. Here is a list of our top ten things to do whilst you are staying at Watergate. 1.         Eden Project, St Austell No trip to Cornwall is complete […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on March 15, 2013