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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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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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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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Figgy Pudding martini

Figgy Pudding martini recipe

The Figgy Pudding in this cocktail comes from Tarquins. Our twist includes cider brandy from Fowey Valley. A proper Cornish cocktail. 

The Figgy Pudding in this cocktail comes from Tarquins. Our twist includes cider brandy from...

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Glass of hot gin and tonic at the beach hut

Hot gin & tonic recipe

Trust us. When it's cold outside, hot gin and tonic is the answer. We use a tonic syrup combined with hot water to recreate the flavour of the tonic.

Trust us. When it's cold outside, hot gin and tonic is the answer. We use...

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Bar tender pouring champagne into kir royale cocktail glass

Cornish kir royale recipe

Pairings of blackcurrant liqueur (cassis) and champagne have traditionally made the french cocktail Kir Royale a firm favourite.

Pairings of blackcurrant liqueur (cassis) and champagne have traditionally made the french cocktail Kir Royale...

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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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