On the plate – guest blog

On the plate – guest blog

Kym Grimshaw from On The Plate Blog makes a foodie weekend break with friends at Watergate Bay. Find out what she got up to.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Guest blog and tagged , , , on July 4, 2017


Roger Black – guest blog

Roger Black – guest blog

Former 400-metre champion Roger Black, his friends and family gather at the Watergate Bay every year. Find out why they choose to come back when the beach is quieter.

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Chilled rice pudding, rhubarb and gingerbread

Chilled rice pudding, rhubarb and gingerbread

Desserts don’t come much more comforting than a good serving of rice pudding. See executive Chef Neil Haydock’s recipe with a rhubarb twist.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink and tagged , , , on June 23, 2017


What to do in Cornwall this summer

What to do in Cornwall this summer

Hold fire with that bucket and spade. We love the beach as much as everyone else, but there’s heaps going on at Watergate Bay and beyond in Cornwall during the summer. Here’s some of our favourite to-dos.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged on June 22, 2017


Surfaced Pro surf competition

Surfaced Pro surf competition

We were asked to host a new event promoting gender equality in surfing – the first UK surf event to award equal prize money of £2,000 to both men and women riders. We said yes.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on June 4, 2017


What’s on in Cornwall during May half term

What’s on in Cornwall during May half term

Cornwall is a hive of activity during half term, with great family friendly attractions and events all over the county plus miles of countryside and beaches to explore.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , on May 25, 2017


Before the Rains, by Dinah Jefferies

Before the Rains, by Dinah Jefferies

Our friends at Penguin Books have given us a sneak peak at the latest book from Dianh Jefferies – Before the Rains, and we think it’s a great summer read. Find out more…

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative and tagged on May 16, 2017


London Mothers Club – guest blog

London Mothers Club – guest blog

Kerrie-Anne stayed at the Bay with her daughter, Ivy. Between food, massages, kids club and windy beach walks, read about their early Spring stay.

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This entry was posted in Guest blog and tagged , , on May 1, 2017


Taste of the Bay – guest blog

Taste of the Bay – guest blog

Rebecca McMillan and Karl Maguire are a couple who own and run Wildflower Illustration Co, a small stationery studio in Cheltenham. They fell in love with Watergate Bay when they visited with Rebecca’s parents. Earlier this year they returned for ‘Taste of the Bay’.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Guest blog and tagged , , , , , on April 28, 2017


Tarquin’s gin masterclass

Tarquin’s gin masterclass

On Wednesday 17 May, local distillers, Tarquin’s gin will be taking over the Fifteen Cornwall bar for a pre-dinner cocktail masterclass, exclusive to Watergate Bay Hotel guests.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink and tagged , , on April 26, 2017