Circular walks visiting Cawsand Bay

Circular walks visiting Cawsand Bay

The beach at Cawsand Bay, Cornwall

Cawsand bay faces east into Plymouth Sound, away from the prevailing winds and so is quite sheltered with little surf. This makes it a popular place to launch boats and kayaks. The surface of the beach is mostly coarse sand with a light scattering of shingle.

  • 5.6 miles/9.0 km - Moderate

    Rame Head and Cawsand

    Rame Head

    Rame Head and Cawsand

    5.6 miles/9.0 km - Moderate

    A circular walk around Rame Head - the southeastern corner of Cornwall - past the mediaeval chapel and the remains of a huge gun battery, now a nature reserve, on Penlee Point to Cawsand which was once the smuggling capital of Cornwall.

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