Kingsand Beach

Kingsand Beach near Looe, Cornwall

Kingsand Beach is a small sand and shingle beach in the small Cornish fishing village of Kingsand. It is a south east-facing beach on the Rame Peninsula, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in south east Cornwall, which looks over Plymouth Sound.


Beach at Kingsand, CornwallThe beach at Kingsand is relatively sheltered and at low tide rock pools are revealed. Kingsand and its neighbour Cawsand, both now part of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, were once villages synonymous with smuggling. A ferry service now runs during peak seasons from Cawsand to Plymouth.

Self catering holiday accommodation is available in holiday cottages in Cawsand, Kingsand and Millbrook. Self catering accommodation is also available in holiday cottages in Looe (16 miles from Kingsand by road), Liskeard (17 miles) and Callington (19 miles).

Access to the beach is easy. A large car park is situated in the village, a short walk to the beach. Facilities near the beach include toilets, cafés, pubs and shops. Dogs are permitted on Kingsand Beach.

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  1. The Old Boatstore Cafe

    Just steps from Kingsand beach serving the best Cornish produce. We are a down to earth, kind of retro, seaside cafe with an uncomplicated style and the occasional sprinkle of gourmet panache. Whether traditional Full English, a local Cornish pasty, a classic Cornish cream tea or even a simple ice cream. Open every day, all year round, serving from early breakfast through lunch and teatime –

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