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We are on the south-east coast at Cawsand Bay; the twin villages perched above the beach, where fishing boats are drawn up. The fields and woods of the Mount Edgcumbe estate reach down to the water. A sailing vessel is tacking out in the bay in front of Fort Picklecombe, one of the mid-Victorian defences to protect Devonport's naval dockyard.

Other Memories from Cawsand

Our family moved here from Plymouth in the mid fifties Have fond memories of days spent on the beach when we were children. We lived in Armada Road and in a rented property near the Old Ship Inn. Things I remember were having to walk to Millbrook every Sunday morning to go to church. The 2 hour Bus and Ferry ride then another bus to get to school in Plymouth every day. We moved to London later but I returned ...see more

I recall many a happy memory at Cawsands and kingsand, fathers family were from Millbrook. we spent many many hours at both. I recall waiting for the ferry boat from Plymouth to come into the beach. My aunty Ruth, dads sister, was coming with new red plastic shoes for me,Then when she arrived and I had on my new red shoes(beach shoes), running into the sea, I fell in the water ...see more

You werent dreaming Patricia! - they were there and they are still there from Easter to the end of September. They are on the beach walking from Cawsand to Kingsand and then on for half a mile or so towards Plymouth. They are as loved now as they ever were. Best Wishes Gillian

When I was three or four years old I visited Cawsand for a family holiday. I remember it very clearly because, for various reasons, it was the only holiday we all went on together. I am hoping someone might be able to solve an on-going mystery. We stayed in a wooden-framed canvas chalet which was set, with about eight or so others, on a concrete plinth reached by steps up from the beach. There were no loos (only the ones ...see more

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