50 things to do before you’re 11 & 3/4

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The National Trust’s popular campaign ’50 things to do before you’re 11 & 3/4′, designed to get families outside exploring their surrounds, is the perfect spring time activity at Watergate Bay. We’ve picked our favourite five to do at the beach. Only another 45 to go!

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This entry was posted in Out & about, What's On and tagged , , on January 30, 2015


ParkRun UK – Lanhydrock 5km #GetfitWGB

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Quickly becoming a weekend institution with runners all over the country, the nearest 5km ParkRun to Watergate Bay is set in the Lanhydrock National Trust estate, near Bodmin.

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Get fit in 2015: yoga #GetfitWGB

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After being sceptical for years, we’re now complete yoga converts. Here’s the reasons why we’re feeling much better physically and mentally, all thanks to yoga.

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Warm water vs cold water surfing #GetfitWGB

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The age old debate rages on. Extreme Academy sponsored rider Harry Timson and Gul sponsored rider Mark Harris tell us how it is – and being local cold water surfers, they should know.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on January 29, 2015


Swim Club banana and maple smoothie #GetfitWGB

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Bananas give slow release of energy – perfect for our swimmers at Swim Club who lap this smoothie up while doing their lengths.

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Portobello mushroom fries

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This sharing snack and starter has become a bit of a signature dish in the short time they’ve been on the menu at The Living Space. Perfect for dunking…

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This entry was posted in Eat, Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , on January 28, 2015


Swim Clinic – tried and tested #GetfitWGB

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Emma Pate decided to take the plunge with professional swim coach Salim on one of our weekend Swim Clinics designed to improve your swimming style. She tells us more in this guest blog.

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This entry was posted in Get fit, Swim Clinic, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on January 23, 2015


Red berry and oat smoothie #GetfitWGB

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This smoothie is a hit in at Zacry’s during breakfast. It’s a healthier alternative to some other breakfasts you may like, plus the oats make it a thicker, more filling option with added fiber and protein too.

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The Beach Hut Mule

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Everyone knows the classic recipe for a Moscow Mule cocktail, but there are many riffs. The Beach Hut Mule replaces the traditional vodka with a nip of Amaretto and Scocth Whiskey alongside the staple of ginger beer.

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This entry was posted in Recipes, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , , , , on January 22, 2015


New additions to The Living Space menu

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Spring into some new dishes at the Living Space. You’ll find more veggie options for those five-a-day resolution makers, plus some tempting new treats like our New York delhi-style sandwiches, for the more-of-what-you-want-ers.

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This entry was posted in Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , , on January 21, 2015