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Walking Whitsand Battery to Rame Head

Walking Whitsand Battery to Rame Head
Walking map for Lower Tamar Valley & Plymouth

Distance 2 miles (3.2 km).

Duration: 1hr 10min.

Grid reference SX409512 to SX418483.

OS Explorer Map 108

<< Previous walk: Portwrinkle to Whitsand Battery

Next walk: Rame Head to Cawsand >>

Rame Head from Freathy Cliff

Park your car at Wiggle, grid reference SX419503 and carefully walk back along the road to the Clifftop Cafe near the Whitsand Bay Holiday Camp mentioned in the previous walk Portwrinkle to Whitsand Battery. Bear right off the road following the waymarked path as it undulates southeast towards Wiggle Cliff. Pass the memorial seat to Bill Best Harris and then bear left at a fork in the coast path. The path heading slightly inland to the road and the car park that was your start point. Your route descends again to pass a whitewashed building. Climb a stile onto a wide private track leading behind some old cottages, formerly coastguard houses. As you near Polhawn Fort look seaward to see Polhawn Cove. The coast path follows the contours southwest towards Queener Point before swinging around left towards the 600 year old St. Michael's Chapel on Rame Head. Take the time to venture seaward onto the headland as the views can be spectacular. Once explored return to follow the footpath east to the car park grid reference SX422487.

Polhawn Cove

Rame Head from Queener Point

Western Gear and Queener Point from Rame Head

St. Michael's Chapel, Rame Head

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Millbrook, Cawsand, Torpoint and St Germans.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:




arrowSt Blazey



Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:


	arrowRame Peninsula




Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Torpoint, Looe, Callington and Liskeard.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:


	arrowMount Edgcumbe House and Country Park


	arrowAntony House


	arrowMary Newmans Cottage

	arrowElliotts Museum

	arrowPenewin Riding Stables

	arrowCotehele House and Gardens

	arrowCanoe Tamar


	arrowCinema by the Sea




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