The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.
A Real Ale pub with food available on Friday evenings when an outside caterer sets up in a marquee. Enjoy the beer garden in summer.
Part of Whitsand Bay on the Rame Peninsula, Freathy Beach is one of the more popular stretches of the bay. Although dissected into rocky coves at high tide, at low tide the sea withdraws to reveal lovely swathes of powdery sand. Access is via a relatively steep cliff path and parking is available above the beach.
An interesting thirteen mile hike along the Cornish Coastal Path with stunning coastal views taking in Mount Edgecombe Country Park and several pretty Cornish villages with obligatory watering holes! Make sure you plan your journey back as public transport in the area is limited.
The first and last Cornish town, Torpoint lies opposite Plymouth, separated from Devon by the Tamar River. It offers the best of both worlds; close proximity to all the urban delights of Plymouth, which has excellent shopping, eating and entertainment, and easy access to Cornwall’s most easterly beaches, like Cawsand, Kingsand and Downderry.
Beautiful sand and pebble beach, popular with surfers and bodyboarders. Short walk from car park (get there early in summer!) and cafe nearby. Finnygook is the eastern end of Portwrinkle, which itself consists of two beaches and marks the western extremity of Whitsand Bay.
Rain Rain Rain...
...But the cafe was good - fast & friendly service while the rain lashed the outside! Nice walks though.
really great pub! Dog friendly
We took our two dogs there on new years eve for lunch. very friendly, great food and beer.
we also had their take away fish and chips one night which was some of the best fish and chips we have ever had!! well worth a visit!!
Gorgeous sandy beach just the right size for letting children run free while small enough to still keep an eye on them. Convenient car park and small cafe. Slightly off the beaten track so a great place to get away from the crowds.
Making up part of the three-mile long Whitsand Bay, Tregonhawke Beach is a great spot to sit and while away the hours. Access is via a series of fairly steep steps or along from neighbouring beaches. Just be careful though as although low tide reveals large tracts of sand, at high tide this is all but covered up. Popular for surfing, swimming is only advised in lifeguarded areas.
Parking is first come first served on the road at top. Not for the faint hearted or those with small children as the way up and down is very steep but once at the bottom the views are fantastic. Miles of sandy beach, well served by lifeguards within the flagged area. Cafe half way down. Not for those looking for a family beach with facilities but good for beach games, paddling and beachcombing. Go on a clear day when it's less windy.
Perfect for views far out to sea, large sandy beach well worth the climb with a welcoming cafe.
Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park sprawls over 865 acres of the Rame Peninsula. Built in the 16th Century, the house contains 500 years’ worth of history, artefacts and treasures. Explore the house before turning your attention outside and heading out into the grounds and parks, where paths and trails weave their way around picturesque routes. You may even see some of the park’s fallow deer, too.
Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park
The park grounds are extensive, spectacular views and great for long walks.
Wonderful parkland with many walks and beautiful gardens with views of Plymouth.
Staff at Mount Edgcumbe House helpful and informative , interesting house to wander around beautifully maintained.
At the westerly end of Whitsand Bay, Tregantle Beach seems to go on forever in a haze of golden sand and blue sea. Although there is some beach left at high tide, at low tide the sea recedes to reveal huge tracts of golden sand. A year-round dog-friendly beach, you can play games with your four-legged friend along the shoreline, playing chase with the water as it reaches in and out. If you would like to go for a swim, it's best to wait until the summer time when the beach is lifeguarded, as there can be strong rip currents.
Huge sandy beach which never feels crowded, and has wonderful crowd-free surfing.
Exhibitions of original work and a gallery selling prints, glassware and sculpture.
The whole area around Rame Head is a walkers' paradise and the wildlife is abundant. Scenery is magnificent.
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