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Make a holiday rental property or self catering cottage in Kingsand, Cornwall your home away from home

This small but unforgettable corner of Cornwall welcomes visitors with a delightfully small village next to the Rame Peninsula. This seaside community’s relaxed nature makes it a charming holiday as well as full of mystery with its history as a village where smuggling of silk, brandy and other illegal goods took place.

Places to holiday in Kingsand, Cornwall

A short distance from neighboring Cawsand lays Kingsand. Both villages are tranquil locations and award winning in the Cornish community for the manner in which both villages are maintained. Kingsand is located on Cawsand Bay and has a quiet charm with is three small beaches which are a mix of sand and shingle. Rockpooling is great fun form a Kingsand cottage, with many interesting rock pools, as well as the coastal landscape allowing anyone to enjoy bird watching, fishing, windsurfing, waterskiing, and swimming. This area is also a popular location for yachts to anchor. Simply sitting on the shore and taking in the spectacular view of Plymouth Sound is a worthwhile activity where beaches are typically not as crowded as other larger coastal regions in Cornwall.

Kingsand is abundant with outdoor activities like a walk on the Southwest Coastal Path. Opportunities to cross the Rame peninsula on a ferry to various historical sites make a fun adventure. Kingsand’s town square is a wonderful location to shop for a souvenir, jewelry, or take in the work of local painters and sculptors at the community’s small gallery. Kingsand’s clock tower is also easily recognizable in this small fishing community. Small grocery stores, delis, and pubs serve the needs of visitors well.

Things to do in Kingsand, Cornwall

Look no further than Kingsand’s coastline for reminders of the areas history as a smuggling community, where old fish cellars and boat stores are still in existence. Walk around the village and find the clock tower which was erected to commemorate the coronation of King George V. Kingsand’s quiet charm is also reflected in a variety of historical sites around the small village. Best known is the clock tower. Those seeking a short voyage will find a ferry which operates between Kingsand and the historic Mayflower Steps, in Plymouth. This is where the English set sail for the United States, in the 1600’s. In the area is a beautiful Elizabethan garden which commemorates the Mayflower’s voyage.

Other rich historical areas include a different however equally short journey across the Rame Peninsula to Plymouth, in clear view of Kingsand beaches. In the 1500’s, the former Earl of Mount Edgcumbe constructed the Mount Edgcumbe House which was later damaged and renovated after WWII. Neo-Georgian décor and beautiful gardens surround the premises making this a pleasant area to visit.

Weather in Kingsand, Cornwall

Kingand typically has a warmer temperature due to its southerly location. Temperatures are moderate with warm days, however not overly hot. Typically, this area is too warm to receive snow.

Flights to Kingand, Cornwall

Plymouth Airport (PLH) and Exter Airport (EXT) are in close proximity to Kingsand, and are well served by Air Southwest with flights from across the UK.

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                                                                                                      Returning guests, never disappointed

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                                                                                                      We have been returning for the last five years which says it all really! The high quality and little extras of the cottage always hits the mark. Our little boy loved the very safe courtyard garden (sorry for all the stones under the steps!) and the addition of the slate patio area has made the cottage look even better. We will be back again next year for our annual visit.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

                                                                                                      Idyllic escape

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                                                                                                      We had a wonderful stay at the coach house. Beautifully furnished throughout with all the mod-cons. Excellently positioned to explore all the south-hams area has to offer. Can link to public footpaths easily for local walks and bantham beach was only a short stroll away. Will definitely be returning to enjoy the property in sunnier climates!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely quiet place to unwind

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                                                                                                      We had a lovely time using lake view as our base for exploring south Devon. We couldn't have needed more. Everything was provided, clean and comfortable. We got woken each morning by birds singing rather than traffic. All facilities on site were also great, pool was clean and good temperature although the outdoor would have been rather chilly! We would def come back as there is more to see and we wouldn't find a nicer place than Colver. Just remember to look in the draw of the coffee table for some information books! Thank you Elaine.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017