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Guest blog - Mark Kermode's films

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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Watergate Bay playlist

Did you know that Watergate Bay Hotel posts different playlists on Spotify? Follow us on watergatebaymusic and hear the sound of the Bay.

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Ten reasons to choose Watergate Bay for your family holiday

Victoria Kennedy from Bridges and Balloons picks her 10 reasons why Watergate Bay hotel is the best family holiday in Cornwall.

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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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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.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
06 February 2020
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Outdoor fitness at Watergate Bay

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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Boardmasters Festival in Cornwall

From 7 - 11 August, along the cliff path from Watergate Bay, you'll find the UK's biggest surf and music festival.

Virginia Taylor
23 July 2019
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What to do in Cornwall this summer

We love the beach, but there's heaps more going on at Watergate Bay and beyond in Cornwall during the summer. Read on for some of our favourite happenings.

Heidi Fitzpatrick Heidi Fitzpatrick
22 June 2018
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