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Stories from the Bay

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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Good Food, Well Earned

We speak to three nutrition and exercise experts to find out the relationship between getting active outdoors and good food, including ten top tips.

We speak to three nutrition and exercise experts to find out the relationship between getting...

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12 drinks of Christmas

We’re popping the cork on the festive season and transporting you to Cornwall’s most enchanting locations with our 12 Drinks of Christmas.

We’re popping the cork on the festive season and transporting you to Cornwall’s most enchanting...

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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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The magic of modern board games

What makes a good game? From a shared experience to the science of play, games aficionado Sam Crosby digs into modern board games.

What makes a good game? From a shared experience to the science of play, games...

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Boardgames pile

Our boardgames menu

We’ve ramped up our boardgame collection in The Living Space snug, as recommended by friends of Watergate Bay. Discover what to expect.

We’ve ramped up our boardgame collection in The Living Space snug, as recommended by friends...

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The Living Space snug with open doors looking out to sea

Get The Living Space look

We're often asked about the artists and the suppliers behind the textures and features of The Living Space at Watergate Bay.

We're often asked about the artists and the suppliers behind the textures and features of...

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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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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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Bude tidal pool

Jack Frost cocktail

Built in the 1930’s, Bude sea pool provides the inspiration for our rum based Christmas cocktail from Cornish Distilling Co..

Built in the 1930’s, Bude sea pool provides the inspiration for our rum based Christmas...

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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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