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Best things to do in Cawsand Bay

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Pub
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“A personal local favourite, can be very busy in Summer high season so we tend to visit out of season. Set a beautiful spot overlooking the sea, great atmosphere and fabulous food. Great Sunday lunches too.”
19 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The sourdough bread is sublime! Excellent breakfasts, lunches and tea there too. Look out for its pizza nights.”
8 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and fantastic atmosphere Live music every Saturday night Booking recommended for food 01752 822840 ”
8 locals recommend
Pub
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3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Fancy kayaking or Stand up Paddleboarding? Look no further than this wonderful sheltered beach!”
2 locals recommend
Bar
“Lively pub with reliable quality pub food, a stone's throw from the beach - ask for plastics is you simply want to take them there!”
3 locals recommend
Fish & Chips Shop
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“Wetsuits, clotted cream shortbread, postcards, ice cream and Cornish Pasties to eat on the beach”
2 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Thoughtfully curated pretty, pretty Cornish gifts. One (mostly) for the girls.”
2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“ The twin villages of Cawsand and Kingsand are a pair of 17th Century fishing villages once renown for their smuggling activities. The streets are narrow and twisting with pretty pastel-coloured houses and can be hard to negotiate for people not used to them so cars are best left at home. That’s why I recommend coming here by the ferry from Plymouth harbour. The two villages are part of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park and are within the Rame Peninsula, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty. A calm sheltered bay which looks over Plymouth Sound and is generally considered a safe place for swimming. The beach is made of sand and shingle and also has many rock pools to explore around the edges. A good place for families.”
2 locals recommend
Lodging
“A contemporary exhibition space for local artists that brings their work to the attention of a wider audience.”
2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Facing Kingsand Bay this cafe uses local produce and at only 50p an item to create your ideal breakfast this little gem is hard to beat!”
2 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“In an secluded corner of South East Cornwall, Kingsand and its neighbouring beach at Cawsand are east-facing beaches of sand and shingle and great views of Plymouth Sound. Dog-friendly all year.”
7 locals recommend
Locality
“Lovely little seaside village with a mainly sandy beach and a nice pub. There is a large carpark with good access to the beach. It is always sheltered so there are never very big waves. You can rock pool and you can hire kayaks and paddleboards. There is a lovely walk from near the car park to Penlee point which is mostly in the shade with a stunning view at the point.”
5 locals recommend
Route
“If you want fresh fish, Rob comes to the Square (outside the Crosskeys pub) on Friday evenings at 18.30ish! You can also pre-order with for delivery on Wednesday lunchtime. www.rgseafoods.co.uk”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Catch buses from here to Millbrook/Cremyll or the opposite direction to Torpoint/Plymouth”
1 local recommends