WGB Magazine: The fifth taste – a guide to Cornish seaweed

WGB Magazine: The fifth taste – a guide to Cornish seaweed

Wild seaweed has been harvested along the coastline of the British Isles for centuries, but only now are its health and culinary benefits truly being appreciated. The second installment from our new-look WGB Magazine, written by Kate O’Brien.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, WGB Magazine and tagged , on February 9, 2016


Breaststroke is the best stroke – guest blog by Salim Ahmed

Breaststroke is the best stroke – guest blog by Salim Ahmed

As we gear up for our first breaststroke swim clinic to be held on 6-8 May 2016, professional swim coach Salim tells us why it’s time to embrace the underdog.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Swim Club and tagged , on February 2, 2016


WGB Magazine: Out in the cold

WGB Magazine: Out in the cold

The air temperature is six degrees Celsius, the water is nine, and the surf is firing. Simple maths suggests you’re better off joining them in the water than standing on the shore watching. So who’s really mad? And what, ultimately, drives cold-water surfers to take the plunge?

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Moroccan magic – guest blog by Harry Timson

Moroccan magic – guest blog by Harry Timson

A 2,000km road trip. Three Jeeps. One shower. What happened when our Extreme Academy sponsored surfer prowled Morocco in search of perfect waves.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , on February 1, 2016


Blast off into space with Eden Project

Blast off into space with Eden Project

Cornwall’s iconic Eden Project is within easy reach of Watergate Bay. This guest blog gives us a taste of what’s coming up for families from now until Easter, including something for budding astronauts…

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , on January 21, 2016


Winter mule

Winter mule

The only thing familiar about Zacry’s winter mule cocktail is the ginger beer. Instead we add our favourite seasonal ingredients, sloe gin and sherry, for added spice.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, Zacry's and tagged , , on January 14, 2016


Clementine margarita

Clementine margarita

Our barmen and ladies at The Living Space have taken the fresh, crisp flavours of the margarita and added some seasonal zing. Make it at home with our clementine margarita recipe.

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Best things to do in Cornwall for teenagers

Best things to do in Cornwall for teenagers

It’s no mean feat keeping teenagers happy on holiday in Cornwall, but we think we’ve nailed it. Read our guide and think selfies, surfing and segways.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , on January 13, 2016


Our favourite historical places in Cornwall

Our favourite historical places in Cornwall

From the birthplace of King Arthur to Henry VIII’s chain of formidable fortresses, Cornwall is full of historical landmarks. These are our favourites.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , on January 12, 2016


Watergate Bay x Karl Mackie – the mobile Bay

Watergate Bay x Karl Mackie – the mobile Bay

A new collaboration with one of our favourite local photographers has captured the rising power of mobile images and the VSCO app – and transformed them into something tangible.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative and tagged , , on January 6, 2016