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Cawsand is a small village in Cornwall overlooking Plymouth Sound. Linked to Kingsand it was once on the border of Devon and Cornwall but the border has since been moved. Once a renowned smuggling centre the houses are now being bought up to use as holiday lets. Its seafront (the Bound) is about 3 houses long consisting of 2 houses and a hotel (the Cawsand Bay Hotel and Galleon Restaurant). The village is part of the estate of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe and there are frequent bus and ferry services to the city of Plymouth. Although part of Cornwall it has a Plymouth post code and telephone dialling code. The area around Cawsand is known as the Rame Peninsula. The village lies within the Parish of Maker and Rame, named after the two nearest churches. Cornwall (Cornish: Kernow) is a county in South West England. ... Plymouth Sound, or just The Sound, is a bay at Plymouth in England. ... Kingsand and Cawsand are twin villages on the Rame Peninsula located in South East Cornwall across the sound from Plymouth. ... Devon is a large county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... Plymouth is a city in the South West of England, or alternatively the Westcountry, and is situated within the traditional county of Devon. ... The Rame Peninsula (pronounced ) is a peninsula in south-east Cornwall, in the United Kingdom. ...


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  • Photos of Kingsand and Cawsand on Views Of Cornwall

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Cawsand and Kingsand Devon Plymouth Sound Picture (146 words)
The beaches of Cawsand on the left, next is the boundary between Cawsand and Kingsand and Kingsand beach is last are a favorite sailing desination, only an hour across Plymouth Sound.
Cawsand beach - the left picture was taken on an average day.
The centre picture is of the ferry, nicknamed the Red Pig, that runs from the Barbican in Plymouth to Cawsand beach during the summer.
NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Cawsand (153 words)
Cawsand is a small village in Cornwall overlooking Plymouth Sound.
The village is part of the estate of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe and there are frequent bus and ferry services to the city of Plymouth.
The Area around Cawsand is known as the Rame Peninsula.
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