Gardening tips from Cornish Garden Team

Gardening tips from Cornish Garden Team

In this second blog post, Cornish Garden Team share their top coastal gardening tips and tell us how to plant a piece of Watergate Bay at home.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, Uncategorized and tagged , , on August 24, 2015


The Beach Hut: ‘So much more than it says on the tin’

The Beach Hut: ‘So much more than it says on the tin’

Personal trainer by day, budding restaurant critic by night; Zoë Jackson’s review of The Beach Hut won her a finalist spot in the Waitrose Good Food Guide restaurant critic competition. We find out more.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , on August 18, 2015


Celebrate Cornish food this autumn

Celebrate Cornish food this autumn

This autumn, it’s all about food in Cornwall; our unrivaled variety of fresh seafood, fantastic producers, and world-class chefs. Look what’s happening in the coming months.

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The Living Space iced coffee

The Living Space iced coffee

An iced coffee cannot be underestimated during the warm summer days on the coast; it gives you energy and cools you down while bursting flavour. What else?

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, The Living Space and tagged , , , on August 10, 2015


Henry Swanzy furniture

Henry Swanzy furniture

In a world of globally out-sourced, production-line manufacture, Henry Swanzy’s handcrafted furniture (seen in the hotel’s lobby) does something a little bit different. We meet the maker and the thinking behind his pieces.

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Watergate Bay in bloom

Watergate Bay in bloom

Keeping the plants around the hotel looking their best in extreme coastal conditions isn’t easy, but Cornish Garden Team has helped us overcome the challenge. In this first of two blog posts, they set the scene and talk us through some of the plants you’ll spot around the hotel.

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Our new espresso blend – Origin’s Resolute Espresso

Our new espresso blend – Origin’s Resolute Espresso

As the seasons come and go, so too does our espresso beans from Origin Coffee Roasters. Their new blend now being served around the hotel is made up from crops from their trip to Central America. We delve into their travel diary to find out more about the people behind the beans.

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Blackberry mojito

Blackberry mojito

Havana is the birthplace of the Mojito, but we may have found a second place for it to call home… rediscover the cuban cocktail at The Living Space, Watergate Bay.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes, The Living Space and tagged , , on August 7, 2015


Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl’s search to find the ultimate junior surfer is coming to Watergate Bay on 15 and 16 August. Half of International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be next one?

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , on August 5, 2015


Real Cornwall, by boat

Real Cornwall, by boat

Yes Cornwall’s beaches are some of the best in the world. But cruise along our rivers, creeks and estuaries by boat and you’ll discover the Real Cornwall.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , on July 29, 2015