Whitsand Bay Fort is an exclusive historic coastal resort over looking the sandy beaches of Whitsand bay.
The famous beaches of Whitsand Bay with four miles of golden sands, and rockpools with space aplenty for all your water pursuits. The beach is watched over by the RNLI lifeguards all summer.
The local surfing school is located on the beach for surfing lessons for beginners to experts,
South east Cornwall, a hidden gem of the south west, tucked away on the Rame peninsula , just a few miles west of ocean city Plymouth and east of Looe.
The only large resort in the area which remains untouched from a bygone era, for the more discerning visitor looking for room to relax, and soak up those views.
On the Devon and Cornwall border, ideally situated to explore all that the 2 counties has to offer.
Nearby we have the Cornish villages of Kingsand and Cawsand on Plymouth sound, and Mount Edgcumbe Country House and deer park right on your doorstep.
The rocky outcrop you see in the pictures is the Rame Peninsula, which has lovely walks amongst the wildlife, to the 14th century chapel on the headland
The Fort is an original Napoleonic coastal fort, now an important English Heritage Designated Ancient Monument. Explore the original architecture, gun emplacements and tunnels of a Victorian times.
Touring , motor home and camping pitches set within the fort grounds in sheltered enclosures. Serviced hard standing pitches are available.
Complimentary hot showers rooms with private coded access, and free access to Fort facilities
Luxurious lodges with the best views in the south west ! In quiet traffic free zones to ensure peace and quiet. All lodges have extensive decking to enjoy those views day and night.
A must visit place to go would be The Vaults bars and restaurant in historic authentic Victorian chambers, where our talented chef's offer family friendly fine dining in a unique setting. Look out for the weekly specials, with seafood a speciality, all from locally sourced products.
' beaches' indoor pool complex and bistro offers a guaranteed swim in the warm. With food, drinks and snacks available all day. Daily papers and shop essentials are also available.
Reception is open daily with welcome packs and pool passes on arrival, information and support for our guests.
The Heritage centre courtesy of Hidden Heritage will give you an insight as to the rich military history of the Fort, as well the colourful tales of the local area, including the vibrant smuggling trade. Regular tours of the monument, and spooky ghost tours are also a regular feature.
In and around 'garrison square ' are the shower facilities, toilets , washing up and launderette. Indoor games room and modest outdoor play area. Picnic area and elevated decking area for those sunny days.
Further afield , enjoy the wildlife walk around the fort, with amazing and contrasting views in all directions.
Information on the attractions of the west country are freely available, for The Eden project, Flambards and Crealy adventure parks, houses and gardens, castles and country houses, towns and villages.
The Fort is also a popular wedding ceremony, accommodation provider and reception venue. Visit our website at www.whitsandbay-weddings.co.uk
Welcome to The Rame Peninsula.