Rame Peninsula

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The Rame Peninsula[a]

The Rame Peninsula /ˈrm/ is a peninsula in southeast Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom. The peninsula is surrounded by the English Channel to the south. Plymouth Sound is to the east. The estuary of the River Lynher lies to the north. The largest settlement is Torpoint. It is on the eastern coast, facing Devonport in Plymouth, Devon. The peninsula is named after Rame Head, to the south of the peninsula. The peninsula also includes the village and parish of Rame. The whole area of the peninsula is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.[1]

Settlements in the Rame Peninsula[change | change source]

Other places on the peninsula include: Antony, Crafthole and Cremyll. Fourlanesend is the location of Fourlanesend School, the local primary school for the Rame Peninsula. Kingsand and Cawsand are protected by the headland.[2] Much of the peninsula is owned by the Mount Edgcumbe estate which also includes Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.[2]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. The Rame peninsula: this panoramic shot of the Rame peninsula takes in its sweep from Rame Church (far left at SX426491) to the chapel on Rame Head (the little square, far right at SX418483). Between these but nearer the latter can just be made out the mast of the Coast Guard station (at SX420487).

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Rame Peninsula". Visit Cornwall the Cornwall Tourist Board. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Visit South East Cornwall". VisitCornwall. Retrieved 15 January 2015.

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