The Beatles at Watergate Bay

The Beatles at Watergate Bay

  We’ve uncovered a pretty amazing piece of history about Watergate Bay. In 1967 The Beatles, yes, The Beatles, filmed part of the Magical Mystery Tour here at Watergate Bay! On 13th September 1967 John, Paul, George and Ringo came  to Newquay to complete the South West leg of the tour. Although they stayed at The […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on April 26, 2013


Scone recipe for Polo on the Beach

Scone recipe for Polo on the Beach

Scones will be served as part of the afternoon cream tea at the House Party VIP reception for Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach. If you can’t make it to polo this year you can still enjoy a proper Cornish cream tea by making your scones at home. Take a look at Neil Haydock’s recipe for […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Food and drink, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , , on April 24, 2013


Polo on the Beach – 18th/19th May

Polo on the Beach – 18th/19th May

With only a few weeks to go until the seventh Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach we have created our very own polo blog with all the information you need to plan your weekend. Don’t miss the full line-up on Saturday 18th May and Sunday 19th May. There will be kitesurfing, Cossack horse displays, polo […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , , , on April 23, 2013


Josh Coombes: Legends of the Bay – 27th/28th April

Josh Coombes: Legends of the Bay – 27th/28th April

  Legends of the Bay is a brand new competition at Watergate Bay bringing together stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) and kitesurfers, and will be taking place on the weekend of 27th April and 28th April. It’s the first collaboration between the British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) and the British Kitesports Association (BKSA) and judging by the […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on April 18, 2013


Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Top ten dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

We were thrilled at the levels of positive response we received for out blog post ‘Top ten beaches in Cornwall’, and weren’t surprised that many of you had your own ideas and suggestions as to which beaches were missing. So we thought we’d compile another list of great Cornish beaches, this time focusing on 100% dog friendly beaches, without […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on


Beach Hut summer cocktails

Beach Hut summer cocktails

The sun has been shining relentlessly at Watergate Bay getting us all in the mood for summer; late night strolls on the beach, bbq’s, surfing and of course cocktails! At the Beach Hut we serve a menu of delicious cocktails so we thought we’d share a few of the recipes with you. Each of the […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes and tagged , , , on April 17, 2013


Top ten tips for a beginner surfer

Top ten tips for a beginner surfer

  Watergate Bay is on the north coast of Cornwall, the perfect place to catch some waves and learn to surf. With waves currently rolling in between 3-5ft tall it’s time to book in a lesson at Extreme Academy and take to the Atlantic. But before you plunge into the ocean take a look at […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on April 12, 2013


Mudd and Water

Mudd and Water

Watergate Bay Hotel and the Beach Hut have a new look! The staff are now wearing clothes from Mudd and Water, a great ethical fashion design company.   Our Sustainability Manager felt Mudd and Water were a great fit for Watergate Bay: “Here at Watergate Bay we focus on putting sustainability at the heart of […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , on April 8, 2013


Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Inspired by Watergate Bay’s listing as one of the top 20 English beaches 2015 in The Telegraph, we compiled a list of the top 10 beaches in Cornwall. It proved to be a bit of a challenge for just one person to pick. So instead we set about asking as many employees and friends of […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on April 3, 2013


Pasta recipe and tips

Pasta recipe and tips

We always have a busy events calendar at Watergate Bay, one of the highlights is the Fifteen Cornwall Farmers’ Market. The Spring Farmers’ Market was on the 16th March, we sent our Digital Marketeer, Lucie, along to check out the local suppliers and growers and all their Spring produce. As well as chef demos throughout […]

Read the full article

This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes and tagged , , on