Located in South East Cornwall, Rames Peninsula,‘The Forgotten Corner’, is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) just across the border from Devon
in England. It is home to the villages of Kingsand and Cawsand
, twinned with Porspoder in North Western France. Both historic fishing villages, set in a picturesque conservation area, are frequent winners of the Best Kept Village award. Rame Peninsula also features the Mount Edgecumbe Country Park
. With history stretching back to 1200 BC, it was the setting off point for HMS Beagle's voyage
with Charles Darwin. It is also home to wild deer and Redwood trees.
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St Anthony Head
Pentire Point and the Rumps
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On this day:
Great London Tornado - 1091, Battle of Fornham - 1173, Battle of Neville Cross - 1346, Regicides Executed - 1660, London Beer Flood - 1814, 1st Professional Golf Tournament - 1860, First Motoring Offences in Britain - 1895, First Full-Scale British Air-raid - 1917, World’s First Fully Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Opened - 1956, Hatfield Rail Crash - 2000
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