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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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Things to do in Cornwall

A selection of our favourite places to visit and events in Cornwall. Gardens, power boat tours, museums, art galleries and many more.

A selection of our favourite places to visit and events in Cornwall. Gardens, power boat...

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Heading north

Watergate Bay’s far north end promises rich rewards for those who make the mile trek.

Watergate Bay’s far north end promises rich rewards for those who make the mile trek.

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A barbecue on the beach at Watergate Bay

Barbecue at Watergate Bay

You know it's summer when people are barbecuing on the beach at Watergate Bay! Follow our barbecue ideas and recipes and enjoy!

You know it's summer when people are barbecuing on the beach at Watergate Bay! Follow...

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Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

From the wild Atlantic to outdoor lidos, rivers and tidal pools. Here are our top ten places to swim in Cornwall.

From the wild Atlantic to outdoor lidos, rivers and tidal pools. Here are our top...

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The art of kite flying

The art of kite flying

A simple pleasure that has swooped through countless centuries, nothing beats the exhilaration of watching your kite take flight.

A simple pleasure that has swooped through countless centuries, nothing beats the exhilaration of watching...

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Meteor Shower

Cornwall's night skies & meteor showers

What might you see staring up into the darkness in the next month or two?

What might you see staring up into the darkness in the next month or two?

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Top 10 Walks in Cornwall

Top 10 Walks in Cornwall

It's no surprise that walking is one of the most popular activities in Cornwall with over 200 miles of coast path, woodlands, moors and beaches to explore.

It's no surprise that walking is one of the most popular activities in Cornwall with...

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Top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset

Top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset

The hour before the sun finally dips below the horizon is a magical time, especially in Cornwall. Here are our top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset.

The hour before the sun finally dips below the horizon is a magical time, especially...

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Happy spaniel running on the beach with its ball in its mouth

Best dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Watergate Bay is dog friendly all year round, but there are many dog friendly beaches to choose from in Cornwall.

Watergate Bay is dog friendly all year round, but there are many dog friendly beaches...

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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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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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