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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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Interior style - Ocean Wing rooms

They say good magicians should never reveal the secret. Fortunately for you, there’s no trick to the interior design in our rooms. It’s real magic.

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The kitesurfing test - Gul's Code Zero wetsuit

Extreme Academy manager Carl jumped at the chance to test Gul's new hybrid wet/dry suit. He puts it through its paces while kitesurfing at Watergate Bay.

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How to find the right wetsuit

Wetsuits are an essential piece of kit for getting in the sea, making being cold in the water a thing of the past. Here's Watergate Bay team's top tips.

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Becky Bettesworth prints

You might not know it, but we have a strong railway heritage at Watergate Bay. That's why Becky's vintage-railway style Watergate Bay poster got us excited.

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Henry Swanzy furniture

In a world of globally out-sourced, production-line manufacture, Henry Swanzy’s handcrafted furniture (seen in the hotel's lobby) does something different.

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Summer picks from Shop on the Beach

Shop on the Beach – on the slipway down to Watergate Bay – has got the warmer months all covered. Here's our top picks from the new summer range.

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Interior style - family suites

At Watergate Bay, we understand how important the interior design of a room can be to make our guests feel welcomed, at home and at ease. We had so many questions on our last interior design post that we thought we would make another for you, this time the focus is on our family suites.

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The Shop on the Beach

The Shop On The Beach sits on the beach front at Watergate Bay stocking all your holiday essentials plus well known brands like Joules, Sea Salt and Gul.

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Our new GUL Waterman wetsuits

Recently we received four Waterman wetsuits from our friends at Gul to use on our on hand planing lessons, here' s why they have made such a difference.

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