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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Pentire Point and the Rumps
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On this day:
Vesuvius Erupts - 0079, Battle of Sandwich - 1217, Heworth Moor Skirmish - 1453, Last Traitor Hanged, Drawn and Quartered - 1772, British Cleric Patents Corkscrew - 1795, British Burn Washington - 1814, Factory Act - 1833, Hull Airship Disaster - 1921, Huxley Finishes Brave New World - 1931, First Edinburgh International Festival - 1947
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