Ultra Trail 2013

Ultra Trail 2013

For many, running a marathon is the ultimate endurance challenge; but for a rare breed of enthusiasts 26.2 miles just isn’t enough. Welcome to the world of the ultra marathon. An endurance race dubbed as the “toughest in Britain” is set to return for its second year with a brand new route. Competitors will begin their […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , on June 19, 2013


Summer pudding and clotted cream

Summer pudding and clotted cream

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 x 2pt pudding bowl 1 white sliced loaf 750g mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, blueberries etc) 200g castor sugar 1 lemon 250g clotted cream Method Take half of the washed berries and place in a saucepan and add the sugar, place over a medium heat until it starts to bubble. […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , on June 18, 2013


Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

From fun pools and infinity pools, to tidal pools and oceans, Cornwall has a swimming experience for everyone. Swimming is the perfect way to keep fit, why not travel the county and experience some of the most unique swimming pools in Cornwall. Here’s our top ten. 1. Jubilee Pool, Penzance Penzance is an historic harbour […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam, Out & about, Photos, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on June 11, 2013


What to do in Cornwall this Summer

What to do in Cornwall this Summer

Summer’s here and there is so much going on in Cornwall. Choose from food festivals, music events, summer sports and fruit picking. Here’s our top 10 suggestions, what will you do in Cornwall this summer? 1. Go to as many food festivals as you can Cornwall produces some of the best food and drink in […]

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Royal Cornwall Show round up

Royal Cornwall Show round up

This weekend was the 220th year of Royal Cornwall Show and what a year it was! The show attracts hundreds of thousands of people each year all eager to see the amazing line up of Cornish produce and trade. It’s the county’s biggest annual event and is packed full of exhibits and activities which offer so […]

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Pan fried Cornish hake with Rodda’s clotted cream and cider sauce

Pan fried Cornish hake with Rodda’s clotted cream and cider sauce

Serves 4 Ingredients 50g shallots (peeled and sliced) 200ml of dry cider 100ml of apple juice 200ml of fish or chicken stock I find chicken stock works well with fish as it is light in flavour and doesn’t overpower the fish 200g of Rodda’s clotted cream Salt and pepper Flour for dusting 4 darnes of […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , , , on June 10, 2013


It’s strawberry season!

It’s strawberry season!

As Cornish strawberries start to come into season we thought we’d tell you about the local artisan supplier we use at Watergate Bay. Buttervilla, based in South East Cornwall in the Tamar Valley, are a small but specialist business, supplying only to those in the local area. In 2006, Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, introduced Buttervilla […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , on May 30, 2013


Buttervilla’s Heritage tomatoes #ChooseCornish

Buttervilla’s Heritage tomatoes #ChooseCornish

Buttervilla Farm nestles in a beautiful valley a mile from St Germans situated on the historic Port Eliot estate. For the last thirty years Rob and his family, have been growing heritage tomatoes, fruit, herbs and vegetables on a small scale. They are cropped young and tender, harvested and delivered within hours for that special […]

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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 Out & about and tagged , , on May 29, 2013


Neil Haydock & Angus Trotters #chooseCornish

Neil Haydock & Angus Trotters #chooseCornish

Neil Haydock is very particular about where his produce comes from. He champions locally sourced, good quality produce from small artisan suppliers when he can and supports the Cornwall Food and Drink #ChooseCornish campaign. This is because he believes the taste is so much better, but also because he gets the opportunity to build a […]

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