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Quaint and unspoiled seaside towns

Together these are two hidden gems of a town - just across the bay from Plymouth - yet not... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Atherton, United Kingdom
Fab Friendly Ferry Service

Great friendly service back and forth from the shingle on Cawsand to Plymouth. £4.50 for adults... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Together these are two hidden gems of a town - just across the bay from Plymouth - yet not frequented by hordes of tourists. Great.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Johneaves
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great friendly service back and forth from the shingle on Cawsand to Plymouth. £4.50 for adults and you wait on the beach. Dogs go free. The crew are really friendly, happy to answer questions about anything. Takes about 30 minutes to get from one side...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank livingitlarge
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed for a week on the beachfront at Kingsands which was very picturesque. However, was woken very early by inconsiderate dog walkers who allowed their dogs to bark incessantly on the beach for two mornings running. Kingsands is a lovely place to stay, but be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SanJuanone
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great getaway with beautiful little pebble beach bays. With a pubs right there you can enjoy food and drink with a stunning view not forget the ice-creams. The streets ate very narrow so try not to bring a large vehicle but the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank matte293
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Just a drive, bus ride or local foot ferry from Plymouth, Cawsand and Kingsand are two quaint little seaside villages. Both have beaches, but one is restricted to dogs in summer season. Nonetheless this is a place to take a dog. The South West coastal...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EdUK1964
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect local for an alfresco BBQ on the beach at the end of a gorgeous hot sunny day. Centrally located for ice creams, coffees and some rather delicious G&T's at the Davenport Inn.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lena m
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Visiting in school summer holidays we expected the beaches to be packed, but except for gig racing day there was room for all on all of the beaches at Cawsand and Kingsand. Although you do have to move up to avoid the tide as is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank karen g
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Lovely beaches and uncommercialised. Parking can be tight so an early start recommended in high season.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Countrygal74
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is a lovely trip 30 mins from barbican and you are there they help you if you need it.To get on and off.and for £4 each way well worth it.Great views of plymouth and cornwall shore line.Will be back.Better than driving stress free.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank PlymouthAngela
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Like most Cornish villages there is no parking in the village and you have to use one of the car parks on the edge. We used Cawsand where the car park is only a short walk to the village centre. There is a small shop...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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11 August 2018|
Response from karen g | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Yes dogs are welcome on the beaches and the pubs...
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Response from robert_brant | Reviewed this property |
In my view there is limited eating facilities, great ice cream in the square. Two pubs one on the front and one in the square, people saw they are good but we not tried. what was a brilliant experience however was the... More