Whitsand Bay Fort, Torpoint

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Whitsand Bay Fort is a collection of lodges in southeast Cornwall. They overlook the gorgeous Whitsand Bay, which is known for its high clifftops, its lengthy beach and its dramatic coastal scenery. The resort is so-called because it stands on the grounds of an old fort that was used to defend the area from the French Navy during the era of Napoleon. A lot of care has been taken to preserve the ruins and other historic features that are scattered throughout the site. 


The lodges here are spacious and stylish. They’re well furnished throughout and have tasteful decor. Each one is full of charm and has all the amenities you could need for a comfortable, hassle-free stay. The layout is open-plan and outside there’s a private decking area where you can unwind in the fresh air. Whichever lodge you stay in, you’ll have picturesque views of the coast to take in. The resort is particularly quiet, so you’ll be able to relax and unwind to your heart’s content. 


While staying at Whitsand Bay Fort, you’re well placed for exploring Cornwall and discovering its many worthwhile attractions. The resort is on a peninsula with an abundance of beaches, coastal walking trails and historic remains – be sure to visit Polhawn Fort and Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park. Further afield, there’s the lively and vibrant city of Plymouth and north of it is Dartmoor National Park. Throughout Cornwall you’ll find charming seaside settlements, lots of nature-based attractions and plenty of scenic spots. Discover independent shops and make the most of the many water sports and water-based activities that Cornwall has to offer.


Sleep 4-6

2-3 bedrooms

Wi-Fi available

Off-road parking

Pet friendly options

Patio/deck area

Local Guide

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Things to Do

Camel Creek – A small theme park with a collection of dry and wet rides. Camel Creek is a great place to visit if you have young children. They’re sure to love the exciting rides and entertaining shows. https://www.camelcreek.co.uk

Wild Futures, The Monkey Sanctuary – A popular monkey sanctuary that’s home to 40 primates. It’s half an hour away and is well worth a visit, especially if there are any animal lovers with you. https://www.monkeysanctuary.org

The Lost Gardens of Heligan – Located just over an hour away, the Lost Gardens of Heligan is a great attraction for nature lovers. Explore the walking trails and take in the sights of the beautifully presented gardens.

Eating Out

The Fort Inn Restaurant & Bar – The on-site restaurant serves tasty food that’s prepared using locally sourced ingredients. The bar is located in an underground building that dates back to 1890. 

Millbrook Indian Restaurant & Takeaway – If you’re in the mood for Indian cuisine, head to the nearby town of Millbrook and stop by this restaurant. Choose from a wide selection of top-quality Indian dishes.

The Bay Bar & Restaurant – A short drive away in Cawsand, this bar and restaurant serves delicious cuisine in a beautiful seaside setting. No matter where you sit, you’ll have a stunning sea view.

  • Great Location

    Based in the South East of Cornwall, you have some amazing surroundings.

  • Pet Friendly

    Pets welcome at specified lodges .

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