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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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Seeing green

Neptune’s wink? A sign of luck? As Summer Solstice approaches and we long for those lingering dusks watching the sun dip over the horizon, we turn our thoughts to the magnificent, fleeting and often disputed Green Flash.

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Inspiring sea life and where to find it

The Atlantic Ocean stretches out from the coast of Cornwall, covering almost a fifth of the earth’s surface and providing a home for thousands of species. But you don’t have to travel far to catch glimpses of some its most fascinating – and playful – inhabitants…

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The Tate's Colours of Cornwall

Teal blue waters with turquoise shallows beckoning from the clifftops? Sunsets shot with salmon and neon pink? Bright yellow wafts of coconut-scented gorse? Weightless grey-white morning mist? The pearlescent indigo inside a mussel shell? What colours spring to mind when you think of Cornwall?

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Surfers Against Sewage beach guide

How Surfers Against Sewage are helping us all head back to the beach the right way. Follow their guide on how to be responsible and sustainable.

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Colours of Watergate

​Inspired by G.F Smith's search for the world's favourite colour and Maia Walczak's wonder at the natural world, we invited Falmouth-based photographer Rhona McDade to capture the colours of the rainbow through a distinctly Watergate lens.

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The best colour in the world

Find out how G.F Smith found the best colour in the world. The largest colour study to date where more than 25,500 people took part from all over the world.

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Download our colouring by Maia Walczak

Colour in one of Maia Walczak's distinctive creations and be in with a chance to win a stay at Watergate Bay Hotel. There are three to choose from.

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An artist's motivation

Fine art photographer Emma Solley captured this beautiful imagewhile visiting Watergate Bay last year. Find out what motivates her to capture these emotional moments.

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Artist Maia Walczak

Find out more about Newquay-based Maia Walczak Artist, author and award-winning children's book illustrator, you may have seen her distinctive line drawings and vibrant, natural hues radiating from the pages of the Watergate Bay 2020 magazine.

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