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Sand art at Watergate Bay

Intercity trains bursting out of tunnels, castles and a giant gorilla. Intricate spirals stretching across the sand to the sea. A giant galloping polo horse. This is sand art at Watergate Bay.

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Emily Scott: A new restaurant at Watergate Bay

Emily Scott Cornwall is an exciting new pop-up restaurant at Watergate Bay, opening in the iconic Fifteen Cornwall building on 9th July. A a great spot to meet family and friends for delicious fresh food in a lively but safe and spacious environment, looking out across the beach. We asked Emily to introduce herself, share the ethos behind her food, and to give a taste of the ‘hyper-local’ treats you can expect…

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Your own slice of heaven

A natural evolution of Watchful Mary for our times, this summer the watchful can enjoy the same focus on relaxation, food and friendship – reimagined as artisan pizzas and takeaway cocktails on the beach…

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What to pack for a holiday in Cornwall

It’s sometimes hard to know what to pack when you go on holiday, however, there are a few essentials that we suggest you don’t leave home without.

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Mark Kermode's films - guest blog

The Observer’s chief film critic, Mark Kermode, celebrates the films in which Cornish scenery has starred. Read on for the good, the bad and the weird.

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Good Vibrations

From the arctic ice of Norway to the humble rock pool, the sounds of the ocean are endlessly fascinating – if you have the right guide. We join Chris Watson, long-time Sir David Attenborough collaborator, on the hunt for one of his favourite sounds of all.

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01 March 2020
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Light and Time

Intrigued by ideas of how sight translates into emotion, we asked two photographers – one working in black and white, Jon Denham, and the other in colour, Sophie Davidson – to explore the evocative power of photography, by documenting people who work and play where the land meets the sea at Watergate Bay.

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06 February 2020
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Why outdoor fitness training at Watergate bay is a perfect tonic for mind and body.

Incessant emails, an overflowing to do list, relentless rushing, constant fatigue, a fleeting mind; is the treadmill of modern life taking its toll? If you feel a desire to breathe, restore, move, be inspired, escape or simply press the pause button on this relentless ‘on call’ lifestyle then an active break at the beach might be just what the doctor ordered!

Virginia Taylor
01 February 2020
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The Fifteen Cornwall story

Fifteen Cornwall’s story began when Jamie Oliver launched Fifteen in London and filled the kitchen with young people in need of a second chance.

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31 December 2019
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The Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

The new Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb, Cornwall’s first motorsport event on a closed public road, will take place on the weekend of 15/16 September.

Virginia Taylor
21 August 2019
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