The villages of Cawsand and Kingsand, Cornwall

Kingsand and Cawsand are twin seafront villages on The Rame Peninsula in South East Cornwall offering a very picturesque setting for your holiday. The two villages sit side by side and it is an easy and quick walk between the two.

There are three main beaches in Kingsand and Cawsand, which are separated by sections of rocks. Girt Beach at Kingsand is more shingly and Cawsand Beach is mostly sandy. As well as exploring the beaches at both villages, the area is becoming known for its art with the landscape and villages having inspired many artists over the years.

This area of Cornwall is renowned for its birds so for the birdwatcher in you, definitely bring along your binoculars so you can spot the peregrines and buzzards. Other wildlife to look out for include seals, dolphins and porpoise.

There are lots of options for food and drink to with traditional pubs and caf├ęs in both villages - The Old Bakery offers particularly delicious cakes!

The Mayday bank holiday is a special tradition in Kingsand and Cawsand with the Black Prince festival - a traditional event that hopes to banish winter and welcome in the warmth of spring and summer. Streets, homes and businesses are decorated with colour and the Black Prince flower boat is carried through the villages helped by a procession of dancers, before being launched from Cawsand. A happy festival full of music and dancing and fun for all the family.