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Why holidays matter

From making memories, thinking time and learning new skills, we’re passionate believers that holidays and travel can be a positive force. As we look forward to a new year of adventures, we wanted to explore what holidays mean to us, and why we think it’s important for us all to be able to start exploring again as soon as we can.

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Our new beach lofts

Stay closer to the water than ever before with our brand new beach lofts. Available to book from 17 May 2021, each one is unique. Sliding floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean, relaxed seating areas, fires, 'surf in, surf out' private access straight onto the beach.

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Emily Scott Food

Following the success of her summer pop-up, chef, Emily Scott is back. opening a permanent restaurant overlooking the beach. Serve up the same less-is-more ethos with 'no fuss or faff'. Included in Taste of the Bay from April.

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Cornish rock

From Cornwall’s beginnings south of the equator to gazing at Watergate’s cliffs award-winning author Philip Marsden shares a glimpse of geology beneath the surface of Cornwall.

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Overlooking Watergate Bay Jose Llamas
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What’s on in Cornwall in December

Wide-open spaces, endless beaches and festive events are taking place in Cornwall this December. Take a look at our top events and activities to keep you and the family entertained. 

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Your Christmas break

We’re lighting the fires and testing the festive punch. Your dinner plans and itineraries are in place and we’re ready to welcome you for Christmas.

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Your New Year break

Fireworks at the ready, hot chocolate by the bonfire and music in the Living Space, here’s a taster of what to expect during your three-night New Year break.

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New Year At Watergate Bay Cornwall
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High as a kite

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

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A guide to our coastal tides

The tides can completely transform a landscape in a matter of hours, as vast expanses of sand are hidden beneath the waves. Find out what creates the tide and how to keep safe in them.

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A clattering in the sky

Our silver-headed, bright-eyed neighbours, the jackdaws’ cries from the cliff face are a familiar sound around these parts. We spoke to local ecologist and lecturer John Blackburn to learn more about our local colony.

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A Jackdaw Perched Above The Sea Dan Murphy