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Top ten beaches to watch the Cornwall sunset

The hour before the sun finally dips below the horizon is a magical time, especially in Cornwall. Here are our top ten Cornish beaches to watch the sunset.

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Swapping your job for a life of adventure

After selling his business for £1, Sean Conway vowed to fill his life with experiences rather than things. Read about "Britain’s most inspiring maniac".

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Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

From the sea to outdoor lido's to indoor pools to rivers, there are so many amazing places to swim in Cornwall, and we've chosen our top ten!

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Winter photography

In winter, extraordinary things happen at Watergate Bay. You don't have to take our word for it. They say a picture speaks a thousand words.

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Your #watergatebay sunsets

We may be biased but as your Instagram posts prove, a Watergate Bay sunset is pretty special. Here are our favourites that you've shared on social so far this year using #watergatebay.

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Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Cornwall is truly a county of unspoiled natural beauty, especially when it comes to its beaches, here are our pick of the top ten!

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Shoreline | 5-6 August 2017

Contemporary dance is coming to the shoreline at Watergate Bay on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July – one of many special pay-what-you-can performances taking place on some of Cornwall’s most iconic beaches.

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Our new village apartments

Tucked away into the cliff behind the hotel are our new two-bedroom contemporary apartments, perfect for families or groups wanting a space of their own.

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Go by bike, Go ByCycle

Swap your board for two wheels and explore Cornwall by bike. Go Bycycle, who deliver bikes to your door, share their favourite routes for all abilities.

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The fifth taste - a guide to Cornish seaweed

Wild seaweed has been harvested along the British coastline for centuries, but only now are its health and culinary benefits truly being appreciated. Our guide.

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