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Watergate Bay Hotel is so close to the sea you can watch the surfers from the pool. It’s about the balance in life: getting among the elements, eating and drinking well, having a good time with family and friends.

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Christmas pudding gin in a gin glass with a twist of zesty orange peel

Atlantic Christmas pudding cocktail recipe

The Christmas pudding in this cocktail comes from the Atlantic distillery. Follow the recipe here.

The Christmas pudding in this cocktail comes from the Atlantic distillery. Follow the recipe here.

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Helford blue, spring onion, leek, creme fraiche and thyme tart

Helford blue, spring onion & thyme tart recipe

Straight out of Emily Scott's new cookbook get the recipe for this salad onion, leek and crème fraiche tart with thyme and Cornish Helford blue cheese. Discover the recipe.

Straight out of Emily Scott's new cookbook get the recipe for this salad onion, leek...

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Smoky Jollof recipe

Smoky Jollof recipe

Lerato Umah-Shaylor shares her Smoky Jollof recipe straight from her new cook book, Africana.

Lerato Umah-Shaylor shares her Smoky Jollof recipe straight from her new cook book, Africana.

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Chana Masala recipe

Straight from The Beach Hut kitchen comes our Chana Masala recipe, serve with fresh bread, a roti, naan, or a bowl of rice.

Straight from The Beach Hut kitchen comes our Chana Masala recipe, serve with fresh bread,...

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Espresso martini

Affogato Espresso Martini

A twist on the classic espresso martini, with Black cow vodka, Kahlua coffee liquor, Origin coffee, and a scoop of your choice of ice cream.

A twist on the classic espresso martini, with Black cow vodka, Kahlua coffee liquor, Origin...

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Poulet Yassa dish

Poulet Yassa recipe

Grilled chicken in caramelised onion and lemon sauce, a recipe full of flavour from Senegal with readily available ingredients.

Grilled chicken in caramelised onion and lemon sauce, a recipe full of flavour from Senegal...

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Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau

A clarified milk punch cocktail recipe with Tarquins black cherry gin, cherry liquor, lemon juice, double cream, and whole milk. 

A clarified milk punch cocktail recipe with Tarquins black cherry gin, cherry liquor, lemon juice,...

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Blood orange and cranberry cocktail

Blood orange & cranberry fizz

Cocktail recipe - from St Ives comes this unique blood orange gin, mixed with Cointreau, cranberry juice, and topped with Laurent Perrier Champagne.

Cocktail recipe - from St Ives comes this unique blood orange gin, mixed with Cointreau,...

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Apple And Rhubarb Sour Mocktail

Apple & rhubarb sour mocktail

A non-alcoholic apple and rhubarb sour with apple juice, lemon and foaming bitters. 

A non-alcoholic apple and rhubarb sour with apple juice, lemon and foaming bitters. 

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Watergate Bay on Film

On a blustery September evening 500 people came to Watergate Bay to watch the first ever polo match to be played on a beach in the UK. Ten years on it became firmly established in the Cornwall event calendar drawing crowds of over 10,000.

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A surfer rides a wave

Events calendar

On a blustery September evening 500 people came to Watergate Bay to watch the first ever polo match to be played on a beach in the UK. Ten years on it became firmly established in the Cornwall event calendar drawing crowds of over 10,000.

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Polo on the Beach

Polo on the Beach was always designed to break down the elitist barriers associated with polo, letting as many people as possible have a taste of this dynamic, action-packed spectacle, capturing their imagination and inspiring them to try something new.

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A polo jockey chasing after the ball

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