Winter berry Martini, from The Beach Hut

Winter berry Martini, from The Beach Hut

Look to The Beach Hut’s comforting (yet refreshing) Martini cocktail to keep you cosy through the cold months.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes: Cocktails and tagged , , on October 16, 2015


What’s happening in Cornwall this October half term?

What’s happening in Cornwall this October half term?

Whether you’re staying at Watergate Bay Hotel or looking to explore our beautiful county, here’s where you’ll find us during October half term.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , on October 15, 2015


What to pack for winter at Watergate Bay

What to pack for winter at Watergate Bay

Come prepared and make the most of Watergate Bay with our what to pack for winter list, as curated by our team.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, What's on and tagged , , on October 10, 2015


Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

We’re super happy to be one of Cornwall’s year-round dog-friendly beaches. So, if like us you love exploring the depth and breadth of Cornwall with your dog in tow, here’s a little inspiration.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Top 10 and tagged , , , on October 8, 2015


How to find the right wetsuit

How to find the right wetsuit

Our team at the Extreme Acadmey and the lovely folks at Shop on the Beach, both located on the beach slipway, tell us everything you need to know about finding the right wetsuit – and these watermen and women should know.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on October 1, 2015


The King’s Troop visit Watergate Bay

The King’s Troop visit Watergate Bay

This morning we enjoyed a surprise visit from The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery gunners who came to exercise their horses. Stabled at RAF St Mawgan the horses have come from their usual home at Woolwich, London to concentrate on some specific horse and rider training.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, What's on and tagged , on September 10, 2015


Fried squid with Asian pesto

Fried squid with Asian pesto

Squid doesn’t only mean calamari. Executive chef Neil Haydock gives this versatile and sustainable ingredient an Asian makeover.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes: Food and tagged , , , on September 8, 2015


Bob Dawson – coastal sculptor

Bob Dawson – coastal sculptor

Bob Dawson draws inspiration for his sculptures from the marine and coastal areas of the South West. A member of the St Ives Society of Artists, you’ll find his work on display outside the hotel entrance. We find out more.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative and tagged , , , on September 7, 2015


Gin in the Living Space

Gin in the Living Space

It’s always gin o’clock in The Living Space. Or it has been since we started swotting up on our favourite spirit and brought in some new large gin glasses. New Living Space manager – and gin fiend, in a very good way – Andrea Polaczek tells us more.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink and tagged , , on September 3, 2015


Rip Curl Grom Search 2015 – the search is over

Rip Curl Grom Search 2015 – the search is over

All of the right elements came together for the final UK leg of the Rip Curl Grom Search last weekend, with fun, pumping waves and sunshine – and even some reggae beats to boot. These are the next big things in UK surfing…

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on August 27, 2015