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Twelve gins of Christmas

Here at Watergate Bay Hotel, it's no secret that we love gin. So, our Christmas gift to you is a list of our favourites, including some unique variations.

Christina Knight Christina Knight
20 December 2018
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Winter in Cornwall

Wrap up warm and make the most of Cornwall's beautifully wild coastline. There's lots to do in Cornwall in the winter - here's just a few of our favourites.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
16 February 2018
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A family holiday at Watergate Bay

After seeing some photos on Instagram, we asked mum Nicola to tell us about her family and their time in The Bay. Here's what she had to say.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
12 January 2018
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What’s on in Cornwall in December

Getting festive is serious business in Cornwall. December is a full month’s worth of festivities, food, drink and centuries-old traditions. We've put together a list of things to do in around the county.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 December 2017
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Meet the team - Father Christmas

Watergate Bay was lucky to get this exclusive interview with Santa at his busiest time of year - we even found out what he's hoping for under the Xmas tree

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 December 2014
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Toffee apple ham

Neil Haydock's Boxing day treat, a toffee apple ham and crusty bread. We've persuaded him to give us his secret recipe so that you can also make it at home in time for Christmas.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
12 December 2014
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10 things to do in Cornwall this Christmas

Watergate Bay's top ten things to do during the Christmas season in Cornwall - it really is the most wonderful time of the year!

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
01 December 2014
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