Cawsand bay is a charming sand and shingle beach tucked away in the East corner of Cornwall, with beautiful views out over Plymouth Sound. Its east-facing location, nestled behind the dramatic Rame Head gives the beach good shelter from the elements and provide family friendly swimming conditions. Sometimes known as the ‘forgotten’ corner of Cornwall, the lovely old pastel coloured cottages and narrow streets give Cawsand a real charm and a feeling you’ve stepped back in time. The twinned village of Kingsand is only a short walk away.
On the beach, rock pools at low tide are great for the children to explore, and kayak / boat hire is available from the beach. A lovely little square sits just behind Cawsand bay with some shops and a pub. If you fancy the sea breeze in your hair, the Cawsand Ferry provides regular daily crossings during the summer months to Plymouth’s famous Barbican, teaming with shops and restaurants.
Dogs are banned on Cawsand Beach between 1st July-31st August 10am-6pm.
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