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Watergate Bay summer drive-in cinema

If this is the summer of drive-in cinema, what better setting for a series of cult classics than on the clifftops above Watergate Bay? 24 July to 6 September 2020

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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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Heading north

Join Will and former beach ranger Tim Uff for a walk along the beach. Wide open spaces, solitude, teeming with wildlife: Watergate Bay’s far north end promises rich rewards for those who make the mile trek.

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Emily Scott: A new restaurant at Watergate Bay

Emily Scott Cornwall is an exciting new pop-up restaurant at Watergate Bay, opening in the iconic Fifteen Cornwall building on 9th July. A a great spot to meet family and friends for delicious fresh food in a lively but safe and spacious environment, looking out across the beach. We asked Emily to introduce herself, share the ethos behind her food, and to give a taste of the ‘hyper-local’ treats you can expect…

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We should all be surfers

How to get surfing – a beginner’s guide to everything you need to know, from choosing a board to falling off to not ‘dropping in’… and always having fun.

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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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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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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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Mark Kermode's films: guest blog

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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