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Photo essay: A fish-eye view

Pre-pandemic, Cornish photographer Nick Pumphrey travelled the globe shooting for publications including National Geographic and the Guardian. But when Covid-19 struck, with fear sweeping the nation and cabin fever setting in, Nick started an unexpected new daily ritual.

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Nick Pumphrey Watergate Bay Sunset
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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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Seven new beach lofts

Designed to feel like a modern city loft, with warm textures, sustainable design and unbroken sea views, our sneak-peek into each of the rooms gives a taste of the beach loft experience. 

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Beach Loft 106 Watergate Bay Hotel
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Life, aquatic

Picture yourself ready to jump in... We’ve pulled together some of our favourite watery (mostly) images into a short photo story to bring our swim break experience to life…

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Sea Swimming Watergate Bay Cornwall
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Why holidays matter

Making memories, thinking time and learning new skills. We’re passionate that holidays and travel can be a positive force. We explore what holidays mean to us, and why it’s important for us all to be able to start exploring again.

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Our new beach lofts

Stay closer to the water than ever before with our brand new beach lofts. Each one is unique. Sliding floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean, relaxed seating areas, fires and 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 opening a permanent restaurant overlooking the beach at Watergate Bay. Serve up the same less-is-more ethos with 'no fuss or faff'. 

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Emily Scott Food Restaurant
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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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Ocean Room Christmas